robotic surgery

Devices & Diagnostics

FDA Clears New Surgical Platform Combining Robotics & Magnetics

The FDA cleared Levita Magnetics’ new abdominal surgery platform, which combines the company’s proprietary magnetic surgical technology with robotic assistance. The system is designed to deliver all the same patient benefits as its original magnetic surgery system — such as reduced incisions, less pain, fewer scars and speedier recovery — while also giving surgeons better control of their instruments.

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

We’re in the century of medical robots

Boston Consulting Group put together a slick series of infographics that track the evolution of robotics since the 1950s. The graphs show that robotics didn’t really make waves in the life sciences until 2000 and later – but today, robotic surgery is rapidly gaining a place in the medical community. All signs point toward that evolution chart […]