Marion Webb has been writing about medtech since 2017, specializing in covering buzzy segments such as robotic surgery, digital therapeutics and femtech with in-depth features and interviews with leading experts. Her role includes reporting live from industry events, moderating panel discussions and podcasts, tweeting breaking news and engaging KOLs to provide high-quality, business-critical content for Medtech Insight. Marion has been writing about health care issues for more than two decades. She was a long-time biotech reporter at the San Diego Business Journal, worked at Bloomberg News, and contributed to the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Physician Magazine. Marion was born and raised in Germany, is fluent in German and conversational in Spanish. Off the job, she’s a competitive runner, avid cyclist and swimmer, and enjoys spending time with her domestic partner and her German Shorthair Pointer mix Cora.
Latest From Marion Webb
NWW: Studies Back Nevro Pain Treatment, FTC Blesses Resonetics Nitinol Deal, Genetic Test Identifies Best RDN Patients
This week, studies supported Nevro’s spinal cord stimulation therapy and a VRx system that helps reduce pain; the American Medical Association found inconsistent insurance coverage of digital therapeutics; and Geneticure announced a cheek-swab test to identify which patients are most likely to benefit from renal denervation.
Medtech Insight talked to GreyBird Ventures founder Tom Miller about his investment philosophy, ethical filter in selecting diagnostics-focused start-ups, the future of diagnostics such as at-home home-testing and AI, and his life-long passion for motocross racing.
An all-female panel of medtech DEI leaders at the LSX Congress USA conference discussed the importance of diversity and inclusion in research, clinical trials, product development and services to advance health equity as well as fundamental business goals.
Click Therapeutics And Indivior Collaborate On Prescription Digital Therapeutics In Substance Use Disorder
Click Therapeutics and Indivior will develop a digital solution for treating substance use disorders, starting with opioid use disorders. Click already signed partnership deals with Otsuka and Verily and Boehringer Mannheim to co-develop digital therapeutics for patients with schizophrenia and major depressive disorder.
Medtronic Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Patient Data Sharing From MiniMed, InPen Diabetes Devices
A class-action lawsuit alleges that Medtronic shared patient data with third parties.
Digital Health Roundup: VR, AI Trends In Rehabilitation; Cybersecurity Regulations; Medicare Updates
In this month’s Digital Health Roundup, Medtech Insight’s Marion Webb highlights VR, AI and other high tech trends in rehabilitation and gait training. Hannah Daniel discusses cybersecurity updates such as the new NIST published draft for an updated version of the Cybersecurity Framework, a recent report by Health-ISAC, and an interview with MedCrypt’s Naomi Schwartz about the upcoming FDA cybersecurity regulations for premarket approvals.