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The Medtech Treatments Saving Hospitals' Tiniest Patients

Preemie babies – some of whom, like Marcellus Brown, weigh as little as 3 pounds – require cautious, delicate care. Often, these babies are too small and vulnerable to undergo surgeries they desperately need. That’s why the medical technology community has dedicated entire workstreams to delivering downsized treatment alternatives to traditional surgery and corresponding nano-technology specialized for the tiniest patients.

Married by Medtech: Natalie’s and James’ Story

January 25, 2019

A successful blind date is all about finding common ground: a favorite food, a beloved band, or a shared hobby. For Natalie and James, medtech was the missing link. When they first met, Natalie was just four weeks out of her most recent open heart surgery. James had already spent more than 20 years living with diabetes and using an array of medical devices: insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, and advanced needle technology, to name a few.

Living Fearlessly in the Face of Diabetes

January 15, 2019

Preparing for life as a college freshman can be complicated. Hannah Davis is looking for a college where she can continue to practice martial arts, and where she can make new friends and meet new mentors. But, unlike many of her peers, Hannah is also working with her medical team to create an effective treatment plan for her type one diabetes once she leaves home. And she wants to make sure the campus she chooses has plenty space for her diabetic alert dog, Ivy, to run around.

Medtech Helps Paralyzed Graduate Cross the Stage

January 3, 2019

“It was amazing to be able to take those steps towards something that important.” Aldo Amenta, who was paralyzed after a diving accident, was able to walk at his graduation with the help of an exoskeleton bionic device. This innovative “wearable robot” helps people like Aldo build strength, mobility and endurance. Aldo plans to continue working with his exoskeleton, so that when he receives his master’s degree, he can cross the stage entirely on his own. 

Rebooting a Brain with Medtech

December 11, 2018

“I felt like I was losing my mind.” At 26, Kimberly Bari was experiencing seizures on a daily basis. Prescribing everything from anti-epileptic medications to brain surgery, doctors worked tirelessly to identify a solution. They eventually found the solution they had been looking for in medtech. 

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