5G

Why 5G matters for healthcare

(Modern Healthcare) – One central barrier stands in the way of reliable, instantaneous telecommunication, according to Dr. Shafiq Rab, chief information officer at Rush University System for Health: internet bandwidth. […]

Digital Surgery

J&J Bets Big in Robotic Surgery

(MedTech Strategist) – J&J’s recent blockbuster deal for Auris is really just the latest in a series of moves the diversified market giant has made in positioning itself in the exploding field of robotically-enabled surgery. From Verb, its joint venture with Verily, to Orthotaxy to, now, Auris, J&J is developing and advancing what the company calls “a comprehensive digital surgery experience.” […]

Depuy Synthes

J&J and its surgical orthopedic robot: What you need to know

(MassDevice) – It should come as no surprise that J&J’s DePuy Synthes business has kept relatively mum about the robotically assisted knee surgery device it’s been developing. J&J entered the competitive surgical orthopedic robot world when DePuy Synthes bought Paris-based Orthotaxy and its orthopedic-surgery robot prototype in 2018. […]