Hair-Saving Technology Helps Wendy Feel Like a Person, Not a Patient

Hair loss can be devastating for patients. Wendy Siminski, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy to treat breast cancer, is determined to keep her hair from cancer’s clutches. Thanks to an innovative scalp cooling system, she’s maintained close to 80 percent of her natural hair.

Medtech Helps Identify Heart Attacks Before They Even Happen

When Ed Covert stopped by the nurse’s station at work, he was hoping to get some extra-strength cold medication or a decongestant. Little did Ed know, his cold-like symptoms pointed to a much scarier reality: Ed had already suffered two massive heart attacks, and he was heading for a third.

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

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.

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.