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  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing
    Adding Fabrication Capabilities: Additive Manufacturing for Production Parts

    Adding Fabrication Capabilities: Additive Manufacturing for Production Parts

    As printers, materials, and know-how continue to advance, additive manufacturing and 3D printing offer production-ready functionality for device makers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 11.04.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Materials | R&D & Design
    Delivering the Goods: The Evolving World of Combination Products

    Delivering the Goods: The Evolving World of Combination Products

    This extremely diverse market fosters relationships between medical device and pharmaceutical companies.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 11.04.19

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Anxious Undertones: The 2019 Year in Review

    Anxious Undertones: The 2019 Year in Review

    Despite a healthy U.S. economy and solid corporate growth, the medtech industry was wracked with worries in 2019.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 11.04.19


  • Diagnostics
    From Genome Sequencing to the World’s First Portable MRI

    From Genome Sequencing to the World’s First Portable MRI

    Dr. Jonathan Rothberg has risen about as high as a scientist can, save for the Nobel Prize.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 11.04.19

  • Digital Health
    An Update on Digital Health

    An Update on Digital Health

    Sure, most are startups—but not all. There were some brilliant ideas presented at The MedTech Conference (AdvaMed’s annual meeting) on Sept. 23-25 in Boston and the Connected Health Conference, also in Boston, put on by Partners Health…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 11.04.19

  • ‘If You’re Reading This, You Need to Be at This Meeting’

    ‘If You’re Reading This, You Need to Be at This Meeting’

    The AAOS/FDA/Industry Townhall is taking place March 24, 2020, at the AAOS annual meeting in Orlando.
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 11.04.19


  • Five Steps for Succeeding Globally in Medtech

    Five Steps for Succeeding Globally in Medtech

    World views can differ considerably, so it is important to understand, appreciate, and respect cultural realities and differences.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 11.04.19

  • Software & IT
    Unlocking Market Doors with Real-World Evidence

    Unlocking Market Doors with Real-World Evidence

    Real-world evidence is becoming increasingly important for manufacturers to demonstrate value beyond efficacy and safety standards.
    Seth Goldenberg, Ph.D., Vice President, Vault Medical Device & Diagnostics, Veeva Systems 11.04.19

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Sales Tips for Contract Manufacturers of Finished Devices

    Sales Tips for Contract Manufacturers of Finished Devices

    Evolving trends in the supply chain may require companies to consider a strategy of selling devices of their own design.
    Tony Freeman, President, A.S. Freeman Advisors LLC 11.04.19


  • Impeachment, Executive Orders, and Must-Pass Congressional Legislation: A Fall Update

    Impeachment, Executive Orders, and Must-Pass Congressional Legislation: A Fall Update

    The final quarter of 2019 has begun, which means Congress and the Trump Administration are hard at work finalizing healthcare initiatives before year's end.
    Jeffrey J. Kimbell, David C. Rudloff and Caroline P. Tucker, Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates Inc. 11.04.19

  • R&D & Design
    Perfecting Drug Delivery Device Design

    Perfecting Drug Delivery Device Design

    Unlike medical products that just need to work, drug delivery devices must also consider intuitiveness, usability, and how it makes the user feel when operated.
    Bryce G. Rutter, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Metaphase Design Group Inc. 11.04.19

  • Tidying Up: What

    Tidying Up: What's on Medtech's To-Do List?

    Both small and large firms take time to map out their strategy for the next year; industry may want to take the same approach to address pending concerns.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 11.04.19

  • Electronics | Neurological | Patient Monitoring
    New Electronic Platform Broadens Wearable Applications

    New Electronic Platform Broadens Wearable Applications

    ‘Transformative Electronics Systems’ allows users to tune its stiffness and shape.
    Videos The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing
    Living Skin with Blood Vessels Can Now Be 3D Printed

    Living Skin with Blood Vessels Can Now Be 3D Printed

    A step toward skin grafts that can be integrated into patients' skin.
    Videos RPI News

  • Stryker to Acquire Wright Medical

    Stryker to Acquire Wright Medical

    Deal valued at approximately $5.4 billion.
    Globe Newswire 11.04.19

  • Trump Picks MD Anderson Doctor to Lead FDA

    Trump Picks MD Anderson Doctor to Lead FDA

    Nominee is chief medical executive at the center, but has never before worked in government.
    MPO Staff Report 11.01.19

  • Google to Buy Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

    Google to Buy Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

    Deal is expected to close next year.
    Business Wire 11.01.19

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Surgical
    The Wide World of 3D Printing for Medtech

    The Wide World of 3D Printing for Medtech

    In this interview with Guangmei Wu of Johnson & Johnson, she shares insights into the successes and challenges surrounding 3D printing in healthcare.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 10.31.19

  • Diagnostics | Software & IT
    5 Takeaways from RAPS Convergence 2019

    5 Takeaways from RAPS Convergence 2019

    The medical device regulatory landscape is changing faster than ever and we need to keep up.
    Online Exclusives Deborah Pinchev, QA/RA Manager, StarFish Medical 10.31.19

  • Materials | Surgical
    Double-Sided Tape for Tissues Could Replace Surgical Sutures

    Double-Sided Tape for Tissues Could Replace Surgical Sutures

    New adhesive that binds wet surfaces within seconds could be used to heal wounds or implant medical devices.
    Videos Anne Trafton, MIT News Office