Articles by David Gray

Dave is the Editor of Med-Tech Innovation magazine. He also holds the position of Deputy Group Editor for the Rapid Life Sciences portfolio. You can reach Dave via his email -


Bayer announces six new startups for in-house accelerator

Healthcare giant Bayer’s Grants4Apps team has announced the six startups to be included in its accelerator program this year. The young companies from Canada, Germany, Israel, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States came out ahead of more than 1,800 competitors from 100 countries. They now have 100 days in which to intensively drive…


Cyber vulnerabilities found in two major medical devices

Cyber-security provider to the healthcare sector, CyberMDX, says it has discovered two security vulnerabilities found in commonly used medical devices: Becton Dickinson (BD)’s Alaris TIVA syringe pump and Qualcomm Life Capsule’s Datacaptor Terminal Server (DTS). Working closely with both vendors, CyberMDX says the vulnerabilities have been publicly disclosed via ICS-CERT. CyberMDX found a potential vulnerability…


Sensors could remotely monitor rehabilitation after joint surgery

A self-powered sensor developed at the University of Waterloo could allow doctors to remotely monitor the recovery of surgical patients.

 The small, tube-like device is designed to be fitted to braces after joint surgery to wirelessly send information to computers, smartphones or smartwatches to track range of motion and other indicators of improvement. “That data…


Artificial intelligence and how it could rescue healthcare

Virgilio Bento, founder and CEO of SWORD Health, an AI physiotherapy company, explains how AI and humans need to work together to improve healthcare. There is a school of thought that sees artificial intelligence as a direct synonym for replacement of humans by automated machines. But the reality is not quite so black and white….

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