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Why customisation and speed are top additive manufacturing benefits for orthopaedics
One such opportunity is to drive innovation and improve medical outcomes with additive manufacturing of surgical instruments and implants using thermoplastics. The two methods - Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), offer complementary approaches. ..
Demand for medical manufacturing resources has surged; Medtec China push R&D of high-end medical devices
The number of enterprises involved in the medical devices business grew dramatically from January 1 to February 10, 2020. More than 20,000 newcomers throughout China, entered production one after the other, resulting in a sharp increase in demand for upstream suppliers of materials, manufacturing equipment, and processing technologies.
Self-Administration: What Drug-Delivery Device Manufacturers Should Know
Staff shortages, financial pressure and a growing ageing population are the three key drivers pushing forwards the current trend of self-administration of injections for patients suffering from chronic illnesses.
How to name a medical device
All naming has its challenges, but medical device naming especially so. Not only is the medical field a crowded one when it comes to trademarks, but marks must accomplish multiple things in a somewhat restricted playing field. To assist marketers and others confronted with this task, here are some basic tips.
The Benefits of Tungsten Cable
There is no one-size-fits-all material when producing mechanical cable.......
Apple Gains FDA Clearance for ECG App for Apple Watch Series 4
The new watch will feature what the company calls an “industry-first” built-in electrical heart sensor and more.
Colibri Course Corrects to be Relevant in TAVR
How robots are revolutionising medical device manufacturing
6 Of The Hottest Trends in Heart Devices
Meeting Clinical Needs in Human Factors Engineering
Boston Scientific's shares jumped nearly 10% Monday morning after the Wall Street Journal reported that Stryker approached the company with a takeover bid.
The New Gold Standard for Medical Device Performance
Winners and Losers of 2016
Medtronic Is an Example of Why Diversity Matters
Diversity does matter to medtech (we hope), but a recently published list suggests that some companies are doing a better job than others of making diversity and inclusion more than just a box-ticking exercise. In the medical device and diagnostics industry, Medtronic appears to be way ahead of its pure-play medtech peers on this front.
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?
Non-radioactive device hopes to improve treatment for breast cancer patients
Needle-Free Option for Collecting Blood Adopted
Partnership aims to connect as many devices as possible, even a bare syringe, to help improve patient adherence.
ePTFE for the Cardiovascular Device Industry
Time of Death: New AI Technology Tries To Predict and Prevent Death
Endoscopic imaging catheter could better detect tissue disease
Experts in endoscopic imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the creators of flat metalens technology at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering
UK based medical device company launches largest US study of its kind
Recent Improvements in Coatings for Intravascular Devices
DePuy Launches New Interbody Implant For Degenerative Disc Disease
DePuy Synthes, an orthopedic and neurosurgery company owned by Johnson & Johnson, recently announced the launch of their new flagship technology, the CONCORDE LIFT Interbody Implant. The new implantable device was designed to help treat patients suffering from degenerative disc...
Implantable Device Delivers Drugs Straight To The Heart
Can a Pillow Be a Medical Device?
Smaller, Faster, Cheaper: Chip Technology for Medical Devices
The Power Struggle behind Wearable Medical Device Design
The 4 Essential Elements of Device Design Today
Adhesives: Enabling the Future of Wearable Medical Devices
UPM Raflatac launches new sterilizable label materials to support UDI. Unique Device Identification requirements could be driving the need for new labeling solutions.
Current LSR Material Trends in the Molding of Medical Devices
Entering a Golden Age of Medical Materials
Challenges in Designing Medical Device Materials
Photo Of The Day: A Stretchy Circuit
Researchers in China have made a new hybrid conductive material—part elastic polymer, part liquid metal—that can be bent and stretched at will. Circuits made with this material can take most two-dimensional shapes and are also non-toxic, according to Cell Press.
Should You Take a Second Look at Silicone?
Thermoplastics materialize for microextruded neurovascular and surgical tubing
Could a Direct-to-Consumer Sensor Improve Adherence?
Sensor can measure the amount of critical metabolites like lactate or glucose present in sweat, tears, saliva, or blood.
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
Electronics Integration into Disposable and Single-Use Medical Devices
The medical device market has been rapidly changing over the last decade and a key area of change is addressing today’s fast paced
Boston Sci Just Won’t Stop Buying Companies
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.
Simplifying Medical Device Labeling in a Complex Environment
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
Coming Clean: Developing Standards for Cleaning Reusable Devices and Instruments
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?
6 Questions to Ask Yourself about ISO 11607 Compliance
These FDA-consensus standards guide packaging design and validation—how compliant are you, and how ready are you for the upcoming revision?
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
Potrero Smartens up Its Catheter to Predict Diseases
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.
Boston Scientific to Acquire Cryterion Medical
J&J Acquisition Could Give Stryker a Run for Its Money in Robotics
Here's Something for Zimmer Investors to Chew On
Dare to 'Dreem': J&J Invests in Sleep-Focused Medtech Startup
A neurotech startup that dared to dream has attracted the attention of a major investor.
Laborie Set to Acquire Cogentix
Innovatus closes buyout of Bayer’s European imaging device service biz
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