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Medical Device Technologies Shaping Our World Today

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In 1958, Minneapolis engineer Earl Bakken produced the first wearable external pacemaker. Since that time, biomedical engineering has contributed to human welfare by alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life. Advanced medical devices have improved the quality of life for countless patients who have benefited from early diagnoses, less invasive treatments, reductions in recovery times, […]

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How Big Is The Health Services Industry ?

By Jill | Editorial, , , , , , , , ,

The health services industry touches the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. It encompasses hospital care, physician, dental, and clinical services, prescriptions drugs, medical devices, and nursing home and home health care. These sectors generate approximately $2.7 trillion annually and provide jobs for one out of every eight American workers. That’s around 16 […]

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