The 2019 Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

admin/ august 23, 2019/ strategie și management/ 3 comments

Robotics and M&A continued to define the orthopedics industry in 2018. Though 2018 featured no megamergers, the orthopedic industry wasn’t quiet. After investing heavily in Israeli robotic spine surgery firm Mazor Robotics, Medtronic bought the firm for $1.7 billion. Stryker nabbed complex spine company K2M for $1.4 billion to bolster its struggling spine business and continued its tried and true

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Walgreens CEO: Microsoft Will Help Create ‘Ecosystem’ To Simplify Healthcare

admin/ ianuarie 16, 2019/ strategie și management/ 1 comments

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina says the drugstore giant’s partnership with Microsoft will help create an “ecosystem” connecting its drugstores to patients, their insurers and local medical care providers in communities. In an interview Tuesday morning following the blockbuster announcement that Walgreens has formed a strategic partnership with Microsoft, the Italian billionaire said Microsoft’s products, which include the Azure cloud and artificial intelligence platform, will

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Special Report—The top 10 medtech companies of 2024

admin/ decembrie 7, 2018/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

While most of the world’s top 10 medtech companies are expected to defend their relative rankings in the coming years, ambitious or inspired M&A deals could give companies lower on the list the oomph to move up and reap billions in additional sales in new market segments. Take Becton Dickinson, for example. Its $24 billion acquisition of C.R. Bard late

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Jeff Bezos Says ‘Amazon Is Not Too Big To Fail.’ He’s Right

admin/ noiembrie 24, 2018/ strategie și management/ 2 comments

Yesterday, CNBC reported that Jeff Bezos, in an all-hands meeting earlier this month, said: „Amazon is not too big to fail…In fact, I predict one day Amazon will fail. Amazon will go bankrupt. If you look at large companies, their lifespans tend to be 30-plus years, not a hundred-plus years.” He was responding to an employee asking if the CEO had learned any lessons after Sears

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Google hires a health care CEO to organize its fragmented health initiatives

admin/ noiembrie 14, 2018/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

Across Nest, Google Fit, Google Brain, and more Google has hired Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg to oversee its many health care initiatives, reporting to AI chief Jeff Dean and working closely with CEO Sundar Pichai to organize Google’s various health-related ventures. Google has been interested in health care for some time; its current efforts are quite fragmented, and they span across

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Amazon launches medical device brand focused on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

admin/ octombrie 30, 2018/ strategie și management, tehnologii/ 2 comments

The Seattle tech giant has joined forces with brand consultancy business Arcadia Group to launch Choice, a brand of consumer-use medical devices. Amazon’s most recent move into healthcare involves medical devices. The Seattle tech giant has teamed up with brand consultancy business Arcadia Group to launch a brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. Called Choice, the new brand will initially include

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Digital Health Best Practices For Policy Makers: A Free Report

admin/ octombrie 24, 2018/ strategie și management, tehnologii/ 0 comments

Where should the line be drawn when deciding whether or not to adopt disruptive technologies? As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety concerns, The Medical Futurist Institute decided to collect the best examples of how governments worldwide tried to adopt digital health. We hope it inspires other policy-makers to take the first steps in

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New Research Study on Knee Replacement Devices Industry Analysis by Top key Players

admin/ octombrie 8, 2018/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

Zimmer Biomet, DePuy , Synthes Companies, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Exactech, ConforMis, Aesculap Implant Systems, Inc., Arthrex, Arthrosurface, Baumer, Corentec, Corin Group, ELITE SURGICAL, EVOLUTIS INDIA PVT LTD, EUROS SAS, GROUPE FH ORTHO, Lima Corporate, Medacta UK Limited, Marle Group, Microport Scientific Corpare the leading companies and brands that are driving the Knee Replacement Devices Market. The CAGR numbers are

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Amazon orders 20K vans for last-mile delivery program

admin/ septembrie 6, 2018/ strategie și management/ 1 comments

Amazon ordered 20,000 vans from Mercedes-Benz as part of a last-mile initiative announced in June, which will recruit entrepreneurs and small businesses to deliver packages for the e-commerce giant. Amazon originally anticipated it would order 4,500 vans. Since announcing the delivery program, Amazon has received 10,000 applicants to deliver packages, The Seattle Times reported. „Thanks to the tremendous response … we are excited to

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How Johnson & Johnson is using startup incubators to find new talent

admin/ august 29, 2018/ strategie și management/ 0 comments

Johnson & Johnson is using a network of incubators in 11 cities to position itself as an innovative brand in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and in the consumer products area. For a company like Johnson & Johnson, finding talent with expertise in technologies like data analytics, blockchain and connected devices is a big concern. As new pharmaceutical innovation is coming from

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