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Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

An ambitious project to clean up a vast tide of ocean pollution has been sidelined. The project’s 2,000-foot-long screen — which was already failing to capture plastic while stationed more than 1,000 miles off the coast of California — broke apart just before New Year’s under the constant wind and waves of the Pacific Ocean.… Read More »

Leveraging Innovative Technology as a Brand Differentiator in Medical Device Field Service

(Image source: fabrikbrands.com) The concept of customer service is changing rapidly across many industries. Medical professionals expect more effort from the companies they do business with than a simple call center phone number with limited and often frustrating interactions. Today, traditionally defined customer service is but one small part of the client interaction model, with… Read More »

Osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures: Advocacy groups and medical device maker spin misleading message

In case you ever wondered, October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day. In preparation, two advocacy groups — the National Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Bone Health Alliance — have joined forces with Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device maker, to raise awareness about what they consider to be an “under-diagnosed” problem: vertebral compression fractures (VCF) from… Read More »