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Team angelMD • August 9, 2017

We spoke to Guidewell Innovation consultant Danielle Davis. Guidewell Innovation is a startup accelerator headquartered in Orlando Florida’s Lake Nona Medical City at the GuideWell Innovation CoRE (Collaborative Resources Ecosystem). Give an overview of GuideWell Innovation and its focus. GuideWell Innovation, a subsidiary of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, drives collaborative innovation for the family of ...
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Team angelMD • August 7, 2017

The mechanical thrombectomy market is ready for a new technology to replace outdated methods. Devices currently in the market have been used for over a decade and fall short as they are prone to distal embolization, inefficient aspiration, and clogging.   Capture Vascular has developed and commercialized the MegaVac Mechanical Thrombectomy System (MegaVac System), a ...
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Susana Machado • August 4, 2017

The Friday Roundup is a collection of five stories that you need to know about each week. From policy, to innovations, look to us to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the healthcare industry. State of Emergency Proposed for Opioid Epidemic The recommendation comes in an interim report from the White House’s ...
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Team angelMD • August 2, 2017

Investing in biotech companies developing therapeutics seems like a natural for physicians and other healthcare providers. One area that should particularly be considered are “orphan drugs” — products being developed for a rare disease. A disease is classified as a “rare disease” if the patient population in the US is less than 200,000 patients. It ...
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Jenny Cronin • August 1, 2017

Perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain, occurs in one to nine of every 1000 live births, and can lead to neurodevelopment disorders ranging from mild behavioral deficits to seizure disorders and cerebral palsy1,2. Additionally, an estimated 23% of the 4 million worldwide annual neonatal deaths are associated with signs of ...
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