Top 10 Innovative Companies In Healthcare 2012
Fast Company routinely publishes their list of 'Most Innovative Companies'. You can find their earlier list here. Here's their list of most innovative companies in healthcare for 2012.
1) National Marrow Donor Program
Their use of technology shortens the 'Bone marrow transplant' time by using an online hub that helps keep donors and recipients on track during the steps beforetransplantation. They have also added new matching algorithms to improve search accuracy. NMDP makes extensive use of social media to search for new donors.
This is one of my favorites. Assistivewear was founded in 2000 and they work mainly with apple products. Their inclusion is for developing a Virtual on-screen keyboard for Mac OS X users who cannot use a physical one.
A large product manufacturing company, they have about 55,000 products in the market, many of them in the healthcare and electronics. Their inclusion is because of their cardiology grade Littmann® Electronic Stethoscope.