Consultant and connectivity guru Tim Gee examines the future of connectivity in the medical device sector in a piece on healthcare IT for Medical Device Link. With both wireless applications and medical devices hot suddenly everybody wants to get into the act and traditional device makers are finding the field competitive. The real action may lie in the market for integrating wireless medical devices with electronic health records, an area where Emergin and legacy specialist Capsule Technologie are both strong contenders. Also of note are implantable wireless technology. "Over the past year," Gee writes, "wearable IT seems to have evolved into implantable IT...Guidant, and Biotronik have all released implantable medical devices with wireless radio-frequency connectivity."
- see this article from Medical Device Link