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'MasSpec Pen' for accurate cancer detection during surgery

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Med-tech trade group launches online cybersecurity tool

Cybersecurity events like 2016's NotPetya ransomware attack tend to arrive in bursts of confusion and concern, but the hard work of mitigating cybersecurity risks in health care technology is embedded in the daily grind of ...

Microchips can permanently link patients with clinical samples

You watched the blood flow from your arm into a vial. The technician capped the vial and secured with a rubber band the scrap of paper containing your name and patient information. When you call to get the results of the ...

Memory gene goes viral

Two independent teams of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have discovered that a gene crucial for learning, called Arc, can send its genetic material from one neuron ...

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MEDITECH

Medical Information Technology, Inc., commonly known as MEDITECH, is a Massachusetts-based software and service company serving the medical community with information systems, which are installed in health care organizations throughout the world. Founded in 1969 by Chairman and CEO A. Neil Pappalardo, MEDITECH currently has a market share of 28% in the United States and 40% in Canada.[citation needed]

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