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23 Dec, 2020

How Vocera Replaces Chaos with Quiet in Hospitals

By Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst, ROBO Global

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14 Sep, 2020

Genomic Advancements Are Advancing Early Cancer Detection

By: Nina Deka, Sr. Research Analyst

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16 Mar, 2020

Speed is Vital in Combating Coronavirus: How Companies in the HTEC Index are Stepping Up

For many healthcare companies, the new coronavirus will likely cause a near-term impact on P&Ls, as hospital purchasing for anything other than ventilators, masks, and tests will be on hold until the crisis is fully managed. Despite near term headwinds, leading healthcare companies are stepping up to help combat the outbreak, and demonstrating their ability to innovate at an unprecedented pace. As an expansion to our recent Coronavirus update, below we highlight companies in the HTEC Index that are developing or enabling breakthrough technology to identify and treat COVID-19. We believe these companies’ rapid responses provide a strong testament to their market leadership.

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7 Feb, 2020

Healthcare Tech Races to Treat Coronavirus Outbreak

By: Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst, ROBO Global

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4 Dec, 2019

Smart Tech Evolutions In Diabetes

By Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst, ROBO Global

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22 Aug, 2019

How Teladoc is Transforming Access to Healthcare

By Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst, ROBO Global

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2 Aug, 2019

Viral Vectors: Giving viruses a taste of their own medicine

New technology is exploiting a virus’s capability to enter the human body and deliver therapy, rather than disease.  It’s called a viral vector, and it’s one of the fastest growing themes in precision medicine due to its increasing accuracy in treating rare diseases. Here is a brief look at this innovative technology, and the genomics and precision medicine companies within the ROBO Global Healthcare Technology and Innovation Index (HTEC) that provide investors with exposure to this theme.

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9 May, 2019

Investing in the promise of a longer life

At long last, the healthcare industry is undergoing a massive transformation. It’s a past-due shift in an area that seemed to remain stagnant for decades, even as the world around it evolved at a rapid pace. But new technologies are finally making change possible, moving from a healthcare model focused on caring for the sick to one that is focused on prediction, prevention, and the eradication of disease. The expected result: a longer lifespan—as well as a plethora of new investment opportunities for those interested in making the most of an area that is likely to see one of the biggest boons from the robotics and AI revolution.

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6 Mar, 2019

Biotelemetry: Saving lives with remote health monitoring

A pioneer in the wireless medical technology space, BioTelemetry is changing how doctors monitor and diagnose health disorders and diseases. While this technology holds the potential to be applied across the healthcare space, at the moment, its use in mobile cardiac monitoring is leading the way, both in practical application and in its ability to drive revenue for this industry leader. The market has taken note, and this ROBO Global Index member delivered a total return of more than 443% in the past three years (as of March 6, 2019).

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16 May, 2018

With nurses in short supply, eldercare robots are coming to the rescue

A shortage of nurses is already taxing an already stressed healthcare system, and there’s seemingly no end in sight. According to the American Nurses Association, there are currently about three million nurses in the US—about one million short of the number that will be needed to provide sufficient care for the fast-growing population of elderly men and women requiring care in the next five years alone.

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