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Category: Medical devices

6/6/2012

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”

4/11/2012

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

3/8/2012

New survey shows FDA employees’ medical device approval concerns

3/7/2012

Important shared decision-making questions on knee replacement surgery

1/16/2012

Salt Lake Tribune shows how to scrutinize new technology claims by local hospital

11/8/2011

“$430 Million Proton Beam Center War” – latest chapter playing out in San Diego

10/24/2011

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel keeps adding to its “Side Effects” series

7/30/2011

Surgeon blogs that robotic surgery is all hype and no substance