August 16, 2018
A recent study published in JAMA Surgery found that when it comes to reporting conflicts of interest in regards to compensation from medical device companies, doctors aren’t always completely forthcoming.
Researchers discovered that only 37.3 percent of publications written by a sample of doctors receiving the greatest compensation from device companies declared all relevant conflicts of...
October 23, 2017
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon and Touch Surgery have launched a Virtual Residency Program for surgery students, a new use case for the simulated surgery app launched last fall. The program pre-launched in April and currently has 75 organizations enrolled.
"Ethicon is committed to supporting the continuing educational needs of residents and surgeons by providing access to innovative...
August 30, 2016
Ride-sharing company Lyft has partnered with GreatCall, which makes connected health and safety solutions for the aging population to offer a new transportation program. The GreatCall Rides program will provide GreatCall customers with access to Lyft without an app by leveraging GreatCall’s personal operator services. (Customers just have to dial “0” on their Jitterbug phones). The initial pilot...
August 25, 2016
Ethicon, a medical device subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is collaborating with healthcare technology platform developer Touch Surgery to offer professionals a simulated surgical training program in the form of a free mobile app.
The app, which is available on iOS, takes users through a variety of more than 75 simulated surgical procedures. With realistic 3D rendering, the user can cut,...