From revolutionary science to the impact of Obamacare, every week The Motley Fool's health care team sits down to discuss the most fascinating developments across the health care industry and their implications for long-term investors. In this week's edition, the team talks about the disruptive potential of a new iPhone app, as well as an FDA inquiry that could have negative implications for some of the pharmaceutical industry's biggest players. In addition, our analysts dive into some of the stocks making big moves over the past week and discuss companies on their radar for the near future.
In the segment below, health care bureau chief Brenton Flynn discusses Intuitive Surgical's recent volatility, and how despite a solid long term outlook, investors should be prepared for choppy waters in the short term.
The relevant video segment can be found between 4:59 and 7:10.
Brenton Flynn, David Williamson, and Max Macaluso, Ph.D. have no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Intuitive Surgical. The Motley Fool owns shares of Intuitive Surgical. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.