Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...economic implications for our state and our community. WHY IS ALL THIS happening? Thanks to advances in medicine and medical technology, as well as social and environmental conditions, people are living longer. Additionally, one of the largest segments...

'Entopreneurs' feed growing appetite for edible insects

...It doesn't really taste like a bug. It tastes like crunchy spices," said Leslie Foreman, who works at a medical technology firm, after sampling a chili-lime cricket. "I'm not sure this is going to be my everyday snack, but I think...

City Ink: New board members mean more work for me in 2015

...electrical engineering. Evett attended the Medical College of Georgia and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in medical technology.After graduating from college, he went to work at Savannah River Site where he remained until 1998 when he went...

Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

...break," Naroff said.Some firms say they're already dealing with wage pressures.Cleveland-based Applied Medical Technology has raised hourly pay for warehouse employees from $8.25 to $10. It did so to attract new hires and because...

US employers add jobs at pace not seen since 1999

...times as many as when the recession began.Some companies are starting to raise pay to attract workers. Applied Medical Technology, based in Cleveland, has raised the starting wage for its assembly and production jobs to $10 an hour from...

Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 billion

...billion over the next decade in investments, acquisitions and research and development in the United States."The medical technology industry is critical to the U.S. economy, and we will continue to invest and innovate and create well-paying...

Morris Museum is a powerful 'center of gravity'

...that the nomination itself represents is well-deserved in every way. (The writer ? a professor emerita of medical technology at Georgia Regents University ? is a docent at the Morris Museum of Art.)

Erma Varner

...with site training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology. She worked the majority of her professional life at MCG in Augusta, and at the Eisenhower Hospital at Fort Gordon...

Georgia Regents Health System signs $300 million deal with Philips

...device or service that might be needed for patient care. He expects the company will provide about 75 percent of the medical technology in its hospital and clinics.Steve Laczynski, president of Philips Healthcare Americas, said the partnership...

Bernanke comments lift markets to records

...also operates the University of the Rockies, struggled with accreditation problems for much of 2012.Rockwell Medical Technologies Inc. jumped 59 cents, or 15.7 percent, to $4.35, after the drug developer said an experimental treatment...