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Rappler's latest stories on medical technology


AI system spots childhood disease like a doctor

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:45 AM

'It can mimic a human pediatrician to interpret and integrate all types of medical data – patient complaints, medical history, blood and imaging tests – to make a diagnosis,' says lead researcher Kang Zhang

Illustration by Janina Malinis/Rappler

'Patient experience management platform' wins PH HealthTech Challenge

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:23 PM

The Swiss-sponsored health technology contest is an opportunity to showcase solutions to improve healthcare today

Anupam Chatterjee of The Destiny Labs makes his pitch at the contest. Photo by Edd K. Usman/Rappler

Three reasons why pacemakers are vulnerable to hacking

Sep 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Embedded medical devices will continue to be vulnerable to cybersecurity threats

US probes target health care startup Theranos

Apr 19, 2016 - 3:54 PM

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Theranos misled investors and regulators about its technology and its operations

In this file photo, Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes gestures as she speaks at a Wall Street Journal technology conference in Laguna Beach, California on October 21, 2015. Glenn Chapman/AFP

Results: March 2016 Medical Technologist board exams

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:53 PM

2 046 out of 2 596 passed the March 2016 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination

Health care startup Theranos hit with dose of doubt

Jan 31, 2016 - 5:48 PM

Recent developments prompt critics to wonder whether the Theranos story is too good to be true

TRAILBLAZER? Elizabeth Holmes, Founder & CEO of Theranos speaks at Forbes Under 30 Summit at Pennsylvania Convention Center on October 5, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lisa Lake/Getty Images/AFP

Results: September 2015 Medical Technologist board exam

Sep 17, 2015 - 11:06 AM

4 048 out of 4 840 passed the September 2015 Medical Technologist Licensure Exam

Results: March 2015 Medical Technologist board exams

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

1 419 out of 1 942 pass the Medical Technologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Medical Technology in Manila Baguio Cebu and Davao cities

Scientists develop flexible spinal implant to restore walking

Jan 12, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The e Dura s elasticity is similar to the living tissue that will surround it reducing friction and inflammation and allowing it to last up to two months

E-DURA IMPLANT. Screen shot from YouTube video.

Fujifilm vs Ebola: Japan giants turn hands to medicine

Aug 31, 2014 - 1:43 PM

Fujifilm s expansion from pictures to pills is a business move being echoed by other giants of Japanese manufacturing

FUJIFILM'S NEWEST. Tablets of Avigan, a drug approved as an anti-influenza drug in Japan and to be expected as an experimental drug, are seen at Fujifilm Holdings headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, 26 August 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

List of passers: March 2014 Medical Technologist board exams

Apr 03, 2014 - 5:57 PM

885 out of 1 252 passed the Medical Technologist Licensure Examination administered by the Board of Medical Technology in the cities of Manila Baguio Cebu and Davao last March 2014

MED TECH. Board exam results for Medical Technology

A Batangueño scholar aims for medtech dream

Dec 14, 2013 - 10:51 PM

Medical technology is among the health sciences that the Commission on Higher Education outlined in August 2013 as priority courses until 2015

2,276 new medical technologists

Sep 04, 2013 - 9:50 PM

A Velez College student tops the medical technologist exams while Saint Louis University and Cagayan State University Caritan had the highest number of board passers

FEU-Manila tops March 2013 Med Tech Licensure Exam

Mar 25, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Only 641 out of 915 pass the Medical Technologist Licensure Examination this March 2013