Most U.S. hospitals plan to buy new medical device integration solutions; Med technology industry not taking full advantage of emerging markets;

> More than half of U.S. hospitals plan to buy new medical device integration solutions, according to a study published this week by healthcare technology research and advisory firm CapSite. More than 300 hospitals participated in the research. Announcement

> Recent research from Morgan Stanley determined that, when compared with the pharmaceutical industry, the medical technology industry is far from truly taking advantage of the potential offered by emerging markets, MedCity News reports. Cardiac rhythm management and dialysis are among the segments that stand to gain the most from emerging market opportunities, according to the article. Post

> Cambridge, Mass.-based health IT company PatientsLikeMe recently has taken in $2 million in equity, according to an article in Mass High Tech. In 2010, the company received $8 million in investments. In neither instance were any investors named. Article

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