New Technology

November 2012
Healthcare Purchasing News;Nov2012, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p58
Trade Publication
The article presents 2012 information on several innovations in medicine, including a test which may identify nonviable pregnancies, an influenza test which offers advanced performance and reliable results and an under-skin defibrillator from Boston Scientific which received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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