Author: WTN News

NeuWave Medical, a Madison-based medical device company, has landed $4.5 million in venture capital from Venture Investors and individual investors, and lured executive Laura King away from GE Healthcare. The early-stage company has developed a needle like probe to deliver microwave power and destroy tumors,...

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Intel Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The lawsuit claims that Intel's widely used Core 2 Duo processor...

The state of Wisconsin has launched Voter Public Access, a new program to provide online assistance to voters, in advance of the Feb. 19 presidential primary. According to the state's Government Accountability Board, Voter Public Access will provide voters with a new means of obtaining...

The value of unified communications in healthcare settings is firmly established, especially because many medical errors are traced to communication problems, according to Dr. Daniel Sands, director of IBSG Healthcare and Cisco’s director of medical informatics. In this WTN guest column, Sands contends that recouping...

With the reality that a smart drive is useless if you can't find what you're looking for, DoxNow, a Wausau-based technology company, has launched an advanced document management software product of the same name. The product integrates with the host computer's software and uses 128-bit...

Althea Technologies has been chosen by Madison's Quintessence Biosciences to produce its lead protein oncology drug for forthcoming clinical trials. The drug candidate, QBI-139, has proven to be effective in fighting cancer in various solid tumors and soon may be the subject of clinical trials. ...

As healthcare organizations move to deploy electronic medical records, they encounter the need for clear standards to provide guidance on who can access patient information, how they secure permission to access it, and what they can do with the information, according to Dr. Barry Chaiken....

In a synergistic melding of social networking companies, the Dallas-based Cornerworld has acquried Sway, Inc. of Madison for $30 million. The deal marries companies that operate in the Web 2.0 space - Cornerworld for artists and entertainers and Sway for marketing campaigns....