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  • Medical Device Tax Suspended for Two Years...Again

    Medical Device Tax Suspended for Two Years...Again

    Now delayed until Jan. 1, 2020, the medical device industry cheered the last-minute legislation.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 01.23.18

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Neurological | Patient Monitoring
    2018 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List

    2018 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List

    Annual list gives evidence-based insight into apps for opioid addiction, genetic testing, and virtual reality for pediatrics.
    Slideshows ECRI Institute 01.22.18

  • Electronics | R&D & Design
    When to Design a DC-DC Converter from Scratch

    When to Design a DC-DC Converter from Scratch

    How to decide whether to use an off-the-shelf DC-DC module or design it from scratch for a medical electronic device.
    Online Exclusives Kenneth MacCallum, Principal Engineering Physicist, StarFish Medical 01.22.18


  • Surgical
    Origami-Inspired Robot Combines Micrometer Precision with Speed

    Origami-Inspired Robot Combines Micrometer Precision with Speed

    The millimeter-scale robot opens new avenues for microsurgery, microassembly, and micromanipulation.
    Videos Benjamin Boettner, Wyss Institute

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Electronics | Neurological | Patient Monitoring | Software & IT
    CES 2018: 15 Health Tech Highlights

    CES 2018: 15 Health Tech Highlights

    Check out some of the medical and health technologies featured at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
    Slideshows Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 01.15.18

  • Diagnostics
    FDA Warns BD About Blood Collection Tubes Used in Lead Testing Kit

    FDA Warns BD About Blood Collection Tubes Used in Lead Testing Kit

    Modified versions of BD Vacutainer blood collection tubes were marketed without FDA clearance or approval.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 01.12.18


  • Fifteen Years Later, the Growth and Vision Continues

    Fifteen Years Later, the Growth and Vision Continues

    It seems like only yesterday I was writing my very first publisher’s letter back in 2003. It’s hard to believe we are about to celebrate 15 years of publishing MPO in 2018.    Just like in 2003, I still enjoy reflecting on hig…
    Howard Revitch, Group Publisher 01.12.18

  • Surgical
    Programmable Robotic Implants Spur Tissue Regeneration Inside the Body

    Programmable Robotic Implants Spur Tissue Regeneration Inside the Body

    Mechanical pull stimulates stunted hollow organs to grow; could treat defects like esophageal atresia & short bowel syndrome.
    Videos Boston Childrens Hospital

  • Surgical
    Baxter Makes $153M Acquisition to Broaden Surgical Products Portfolio

    Baxter Makes $153M Acquisition to Broaden Surgical Products Portfolio

    Proposed acquisition includes two pioneering hemostat and sealant products.
    Baxter International 01.09.18


  • Diagnostics
    Nanowire Device Detects Cancer with a Urine Test

    Nanowire Device Detects Cancer with a Urine Test

    Researchers develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer.
    Videos Nagoya University

  • Materials
    Mike on Medtech: Regulatory Approval Pathway for Biomaterials

    Mike on Medtech: Regulatory Approval Pathway for Biomaterials

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss the potential advantages of implementing an approval pathway for biomaterials.
    Sean Fenske, Editor 01.02.18

  • Our Story: One Cadence

    Our Story: One Cadence

    Cadence, Inc. is a single source contract manufacturing partner for medical device and diagnostics companies worldwide.
    Videos

  • Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Laser Processing | Molding
    Deadline: March 2019—Don’t Get Shutout of Europe

    Deadline: March 2019—Don’t Get Shutout of Europe

    OEMs need to recognize if their suppliers will achieve EN ISO 13485:2016 certification in time.
    Online Exclusives Leo Gelera, Quality Manager, FMI 12.21.17

  • Diagnostics | Digital Health
    10 Imaging Predictions for 2018

    10 Imaging Predictions for 2018

    Ambra Health’s CEO looks into his crystal ball to see what lies ahead for this medtech and healthcare sector.
    Online Exclusives Morris Panner, CEO, Ambra Health 12.21.17

  • Contract Manufacturing | Diagnostics
    Benefits of Outsourcing IVD Assay Manufacturing

    Benefits of Outsourcing IVD Assay Manufacturing

    Commercialization of new diagnostic tests often requires a contract manufacturer that can fill in the gaps in development.
    Online Exclusives Taryn Reynolds, VP, Operations and Technology, Corgenix Inc. 12.20.17

  • Quality Nightmares #33

    Quality Nightmares #33

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 12.20.17

  • Diagnostics
    Siemens Healthineers Acquires Fast Track Diagnostics

    Siemens Healthineers Acquires Fast Track Diagnostics

    FTD’s kits can distinguish between multiple infections through a single test.
    Siemens Healthineers 12.15.17

  • Digital Health | Electronics | Software & IT
    Operating Devices with an Off-the-Shelf Solution

    Operating Devices with an Off-the-Shelf Solution

    RoweBots provides a complete device software system that addresses security, connectivity, and compatibility.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor 12.12.17

  • Digital Health
    5 Medtech Trends Shaping 2017: Disruption from Outsiders

    5 Medtech Trends Shaping 2017: Disruption from Outsiders

    Recognizing new revenue opportunities, non-traditional firms are creating a new era of competition for medtech manufacturers.
    Online Exclusives Alex Butler, Medical Device Product Manager, MasterControl 12.12.17

  • 5 Medtech Trends Shaping 2017: Trump’s Impact

    5 Medtech Trends Shaping 2017: Trump’s Impact

    The president’s administration will shake up the industry—and the FDA.
    Online Exclusives Alex Butler, Medical Device Product Manager, MasterControl 12.12.17