Category: Medical devices

6 11/5/2012

Proton Beam Therapy: evaluating claims in ASTRO papers of “excellent” quality of life data

2 11/1/2012

Reporting on the Medtronic mess – a recipe for home cooking in Twin Cities?


Medical devices and shared decision-making: Daisy chains of decades of device approval without rigorous assessment


Industry editorial makes outlandish claim about impact of medical devices


When Practitioners Harm More Than Heal


Is summertime bringing new wave of ads for artificial knees?

12 5/30/2012

DaVinci robot: “a pseudo-innovation — increases costs without improving patients’ health”


Including a medical arms race angle in a local health care story – “hot potato” indeed

2 3/23/2012

Sobering reminder: just because it is intuitively obvious doesn’t mean it’s true


New survey shows FDA employees’ medical device approval concerns