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26-28 September 2018 | Shanghai,China
How a New Sensor Can Help You Make a Baby
EarlySense debuted a contact-free fertility and period tracker based on its under-the-mattress health monitoring platform.
Repeat sterilization for adhesives in reusable and non-disposable devices
Here’s a review of the common adhesive materials and their reaction to sterilization processes.
Visitor registration has opened; get your free access to Medtec China 2018 in September
More than 400 exhibitors will showcase their latest offerings at Medtec China 2018, and more than 10,000 decision makers, purchasing staff, R&D engineers, product engineers and quality inspectors from medical device manufacturers will congregate at the show. This year’s event is going to showcase exhibits on medical raw material, components, tubing and extrusion, manufacturing equipment, contract manufacturing services, and regulatory consultant service in China.
Is Stryker Trying to Strike a Deal with Boston Scientific?
Boston Scientific's shares jumped nearly 10% Monday morning after the Wall Street Journal reported that Stryker approached the company with a takeover bid.
Colibri Course Corrects to be Relevant in TAVR
A Robot Just Passed the Chinese Medical Exam
6 Of The Hottest Trends in Heart Devices
Working Toward 'Universal Connectivity' in Drug Delivery
Partnership aims to connect as many devices as possible, even a bare syringe, to help improve patient adherence.
The New Gold Standard for Medical Device Performance
Winners and Losers of 2016
Dexcom Shows It Can Still Hang With Abbott
Dexcom beats Wall Street expectations in earnings despite mounting pressures from Abbott's Freestyle Libre and shifting diabetes market
Abbott Expands Portfolio of MRI-Ready Devices
DDL Expands Testing Portfolio to Support Combination Products
Will Cementless Total Knee Replacements 'Mako' a Comeback?
Medtronic is Making the Most of Value-Based Care
Medical device companies of all sizes have embraced value-based healthcare in recent years, and one of the industry's top companies is now beginning to see its value-based care programs pay off.
How J&J is Boning Up on 3-D Printing
The Latest on J&J’s Device Strategy
UDI gets helping hand from serialization solutions provider
Create a Customer-Centric Marketing Strategy to Grow Your Medical Device Business
Medical device companies should follow these four steps to ensure they're keeping customers at the heart of their business strategy.
Why Thailand is an Untapped Medtech Opportunity
Wearable Artificial Kidney Could be Game Changer
What Does Amazon's Healthcare Move Mean for Medtech?
Medical 3-D Printing Making Rapid Strides in Asia
With the 3-D printing market for medical devices alone expected to grow to $2.47 billion by 2023 (a CAGR of 18.3%), the Asian region is already seeing a strong rise in investment in medical applications for the technology.
Why J&J Expects 2018 to be a Growth Year
China’s two invoices system: boon or bane for MNCs?
Smart Clothing Could Be Coming to Your Closet
Robotic system can analyse eye movements to detect Parkinson’s
Researchers at Spain’s Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and start-up AURA Innotive Robotics have developed a new robotic system called OSCANN Desk, designed to accurately analyse eye movements for detecting neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
How to Identify Crossover Technologies That Work for Medtech
Q&A: How to Evaluate New Technologies for Success
Designing Connected Medical Devices: Overcoming Key RF Challenges
Need To Check Your Blood Pressure? Just Take a Selfie!
We all know the importance of blood pressure monitoring, but few people actually keep a cuff and pump around the house. Some people stop off at the blood pressure booth at the grocery store every now and then, but what if checking your blood pressure was as simple as taking a selfie?
Clothing-like exosuits represent a new class of wearable robots for people with mobility challenges, including stroke survivors.
How to Test Materials for Chemical Resistance
Recent Improvements in Coatings for Intravascular Devices
Top Medical Devices Bringing Innovation to Europe in 2018
When medicine and technology combine, great things can happen. Here are some of the most exciting inventions developed by top medical device companies in Europe.
Human Factors for Home Use Medical Devices—the Home Is Not the Same as the Hospital
The Power Struggle behind Wearable Medical Device Design
The 4 Essential Elements of Device Design Today
A New mHealth Device to Tackle Global Health
A U.S-educated academic returns to India to create a mobile diagnostic device powered my digital health tools to assist rural healthcare workers.
Smaller, Faster, Cheaper: Chip Technology for Medical Devices
Let’s Design for People as Consumers, Not Patients
Why You Must Know the Difference Between 'Intended Use' and 'Indications for Use'
Current LSR Material Trends in the Molding of Medical Devices
For many years, liquid silicone rubber (LSR) has been used in a range of medical devices—from seals, plungers, and gaskets in implanted and non-implanted devices, to buffering for lung catheters, where soft LSR prevents tearing of delicate lung tissue as the catheter is inserted, to providing dampening for top housing covers on devices.
Thermoplastics materialize for microextruded neurovascular and surgical tubing
Hospital Disinfectants: Why You Should Reconsider Your Materials Testing Approach
How Much Should Device Designers Really Know about Micro-Coaxial or Twin-Axial Cables?
Should You Take a Second Look at Silicone?
Silicone's versatility could help address challenges in drug delivery and healthcare.
A Brief Introduction to Medical Device Biocompatibility
The Future is Here: What’s New and Exciting in Medical Materials
FDA Recalls Brain Surgery Device Due to Heating Problem
FDA alerted doctors to a problem with the Monteris Medical NeuroBlate probe in which the device may become unexpectedly heated during certain types of brain surgery.
Could a Metal-Coating Process Help Both Manufacturers and Doctors?
Case Study: Choosing a Sensor That Gets the Job Done
Automation, Zero-Defects Philosophy Behind New Drug-Delivery Components Plant
Designing a Device for Drug Delivery? What You Need to Know about Extractables, Leachables, and Particles
New expectations are evolving for particles and extractables and leachables.
New Technology Helps Metal Stampers Keep Pace
Choosing Electronic Connectors for Medical Devices
Choosing Medical Device Components, from Stock to Custom
5 Ways Cyber-Physical Systems are Transforming Manufacturing
Dr. James Truchard believes that cyber-physical systems (CPS) are ushering in the next industrial revolution.
7 Considerations for Designing Medical Device Mechanisms
Repeat sterilization for adhesives in reusable and non-disposable devices
Does Your Product Need a More-Flexible Sterilization Cycle?
New 3D printing method to insert sensors in soft robots
SHARE Harvard researchers have developed a platform for creating soft robots with embedded sensors that can sense movement, pressure, touch and temperature. Credit: Ryan L Truby / Harvard University. Researchers at the Harvard John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in the US have developed a new approach to generate robotic actuators with integrated sensing capabilities.
The top 6 healthcare packaging topics of 2017
World-renowned medical device raw material and manufacturing equipment suppliers are getting together in September at Medtec China 2018
How dry ice can assist medical device manufacturers
Putting the ‘Management’ into Quality Management System
Three ways to demonstrate management oversight within your QMS.
Medtronic Exec: How to Move Past Compliance to Quality
Philips Forced to Stop Making AEDs Until Problems are Fixed
Faulty Seal Blamed for Sterlimed Agilis Recall
IQ, OQ and PQ: The Backbone of Your Quality System
Know how IQ, OQ and PQ—the three essential elements of a Quality Assurance System—govern the medtech sector.
The Necessary Overhead of Quality Processes in Medical Device Product Development
Why Is Quality Focusing on Compliance?
What if FDA and Medtech Worked Together on Quality?
Act Now to Prepare for MDSAP Audits
The clock is ticking for medical device manufacturers worldwide. Manufacturers that want to continue selling products in Canada’s $6.7 billion medical device market should be preparing and planning for the international Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) by now.
New EU MDR Regulations and Revamp of the Medical Device Directive
FDA releases top 3 medical device regulation goals
FDA Exempts Over 1000 Devices from 510(k) Requirement
FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves After Years of Review
In a rare move, FDA has proposed banning most types of powdered medical gloves in the United States. Some say the decision took too long.
4 top regulatory issues to watch in 2017
What You Need to Know: IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition
510(k) Tips for Antimicrobial-Treated Devices
RenovaCare Fights Back Against Alleged 'Predatory' Trading
RenovaCare said it has video evidence showing what appears to be predatory trading practices of several FINRA member firms in its stock. The company said the firms may be in cahoots with The Street Sweeper, a short seller syndicate targeting the company.
Varian to Acquire Embattled Sirtex for $1.3B
J&J Acquisition Could Give Stryker a Run for Its Money in Robotics
Here's Something for Zimmer Investors to Chew On
Weight-Loss Balloon Maker to Serve Up $35M Offering
Obalon Therapeutics, developer of the first FDA-approved swallowable, gas-filled balloon for obesity treatment, is preparing an underwritten public offering of its common stock.
Laborie Set to Acquire Cogentix
A New Investment Fund is Targeting Healthcare Growth Opps
Innovatus closes buyout of Bayer’s European imaging device service biz
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