Sleep apnea startup raises $25M, largely from Italian medtech co.

Most devices that treat sleep apnea are in the form of high-tech, oxygenated face masks – but a Minnesota startup is taking a different approach, building an implantable device that treats the common breathing disorder. Respicardia has raised $25 million, with about $20 million of that coming from the Milan-based Sorin Group. The Italian cardiac devicemaker which […]

European Union grapples with telemedicine challenges, too

Despite being separated by a big body of water and quite a few language barriers, there are few shared struggles in healthcare between the US and Europe. An Economist article highlighting the rise of telemedicine in the European Union calls attention to the issue of reimbursement and implementation in its member countries. As the article […]