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Today's Issue of Medical Device Daily

Friday, October 31, 2014

Today's Headlines

Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit: Public awareness is major hindrance to widespread adoption of genetic testing

CLEVELAND — When Angelina Jolie went public about her decision to get a double mastectomy, genetic testing received a much higher profile than it had ever had before. The impact of such diagnostic tests would probably be a key factor in transforming the current reactive form of healthcare to a proactive model.

Say it with me Google Glass is the next big thing in healthcare

Physicians and surgeons are going to flock to Google Glass. That s my bold prediction and I m sticking to it. (MDD Perspectives)

Protectionist policy being pursued: China to promote domestic devices among its top hospital facilities

Chinese authorities reported on Aug. 16 that they would establish a methodology to promote Chinese medical devices among top tier hospitals nationwide. The government made the announcement at a joint meeting of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).


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