Medicine Archive

Ekso’s wearable robots help people walk again

Imagine a device that lets paralyzed people walk. Ekso Bionics is working to fulfill that dream. In fact, many of their stakeholders already are

Report projects medical robotic systems market to expand to $17.85 billion by 2022

The worldwide medical robotics market is expected to expand to $17.85 billion by 2022, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc, corroborating earlier numbers

Autonomous mobile robot added to 21 hospitals in 2013

Last year, mobile robot maker Aethon says 21 hospitals started using Intralogistics, a supply chain logistics platform that uses the TUG autonomous robot to

Mazor Robotics signs deal with group purchasing organization

Israel’s Mazor Robotics, creator of the Renaissance surgical guidance system, reported today that it has signed an agreement with one of the largest group

Mazor will join two top indexes on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Mazor Robotics reported today that, effective Dec. 15, it will be included in both the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) Top 75 and Top

More robots mixing IV drugs: Health Robotics hits milestone

Health Robotics, whose machines automate the process of preparing IV drugs for hospitals and pharmacies, reported today that it has surpassed 500 worldwide installations

Medical technology companies seek ideas to reduce infections

Hospital-acquired infections are both dangerous for patients and a burden for health care systems, but a new generation of robots offer hope for at

MAKO Surgical agrees to be acquired for around $1.65B

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company based in Michigan, yesterday reported a definitive agreement to acquire MAKO Surgical Corp. for a purchase price of

Mazor Robotics fundraising to benefit U.S. sales, marketing

The Israeli business daily Globes reported yesterday that Mazor Robotics has filed a draft prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise

Vascular robotics maker wins MassTLC award for innovation

Corindus Vascular Robotics, which as its name implies develops precision vascular robotics, was awarded “2013 Innovative Technology of the Year for Robotics” last week