Medtronic, Thermo Fisher Making Largest Medtech Buys
Whether it involves Medtronic buying Covidien for $43 billion or Thermo Fisher Scientific ...
All Eyes on Second Sight
On the line were two FDA officials calling with a Valentine’s Day gift, Greenberg, CEO of...
Milacron Extrusion -- MP100 Medical Line
Batavia, Ohio, U.S, 5 November, 2012: Milacron Extrusion-Despite innovations con...
DermaMed and EuroMed Team to Offer New Low-Trauma Adhesive Hydrocolloid Technology
May 12, 2014, Tallmadge, Ohio --- Medical device companies DermaMed Coatings Company, LLC ...
Indo-MIM applauded by MPIF with four awards
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2nd July, 2014: Indo-US MIM Tec. Pvt. Ltd. (Indo-MIM), a lead...
10 Rules for Designing Great Medical Devices
From keeping track of most serious medical device recalls to exploring the sources of medical device failure,Qmed spends plenty of time looking into what goes wrong in the design process. But what are the rules that allow for safe and highly effective design?
Qmed recently asked this question on the Medical Devices Group on LinkedIn, and received a useful response from Eric Claude, vice president of product development at MPR Associates (Alexandria, VA). Claude has been designing medical devices for about 20 years, and he says that he actually uses a top 10 list with such rules while working with clients and design teams.
The Benefits of Face-to-Face Marketing at a MedTech Expo
Face-to-face marketing is the best way to meet prospective customers and learn about their needs. According to the group Meeting Professionals International, 40% of prospects converted to new customers via face-to-face meetings, and 28% of current business would be lost without these meetings. UBM Canon’s events for advanced design and manufacturing deliver decision makers from your target markets who have active projects and immediate buying needs.
The Role of Reverse Software Engineering in Medical Devices
When one thinks of medical devices, mechanical and electrical elements often come to mind, whether as part of a pacemake...Read more...
3 Tips to Fast-Track Your Medical Device Development
The medical device development cycle can be a continuous iteration of progress and setbacks, but the competition for rel...Read more...
Bluetooth and You
By weighing security, safety, pairing, and ease-of-use considerations, manufacturers can engineer a thoughtful approach ...Read more...
Labeling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Labeling, (i.e., instructions for use, user guides, etc.) used to be an afterthought—the final step before submitting a...Read more...
How Can You Print the Human Body?
I have written about California startup Organovo before and their intention to create functional human tissue using 3D b...Read more...
New US Regulation on CGMPs for Combination Products
US FDA has recently published its long-awaited regulation on current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs) applicable to ...Read more...
ENVI Committee Postpones Vote on Medical Device Regulations – Again
The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) had it’s vote on the new medical device d...Read more...
Whatever Became of that LDT Regulation?
A stalled Obama administration regulation on laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) is long overdue and should be rele...Read more...
Medica: Trade Associations Call for Innovation-Friendly Regulation
On the first day of this year’s Medica show, representatives of the German industry associations Spectaris (Medi...Read more...
New Standard Focuses on Testing of Absorbable Stents
A new standard by West Conshohocken, PA–based ASTM has been developed to create consistency in the way vascular scaff...Read more...
L.E.K. STRATEGIC HOSPITAL PRIORITIES STUDY: HOSPITALS LOOK TO MEDTECH FOR NEW SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS
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Even MedTech Whistleblowers Get Taxed by Uncle Sam
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Environmental Sensing For A Smarter Life
The China Price? Yeah, we can beat that
Advanced Molding Te...Read more...
Microfluidic Probe Provides Pathologists with a 21st Century Tool
The long journey tha...Read more...