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  • Digital Health | Patient Monitoring
    Easy Breezy: IoT Guarding Lung Health

    Easy Breezy: IoT Guarding Lung Health

    Approaches to IoT and mobile apps that address acute lung concerns.
    Online Exclusives Veronika Vartanova, Mobility Researcher at Iflexion 10.15.19

  • Packaging & Sterilization | Surgical
    Preventing Endoscope Cross-Contamination

    Preventing Endoscope Cross-Contamination

    How solenoid valves can help.
    Online Exclusives Tony Gagli and David Wyandt, Emerson 10.14.19

  • Diagnostics
    Stress and Sweat: Monitoring Adolescents Affected by Autism

    Stress and Sweat: Monitoring Adolescents Affected by Autism

    MU researcher uses sweat to predict behavioral issues in autistic adolescents.
    Videos Missouri University


  • Diagnostics | Neurological
    Neurolign Acquires Eye Diagnostic Tech Firm Neuro Kinetics

    Neurolign Acquires Eye Diagnostic Tech Firm Neuro Kinetics

    Neuro Kinetics is a leader in non-invasive neurofunctional eye-tracking diagnostic testing.
    PR Newswire 10.10.19

  • Tubing & Extrusion
    From Art to Science: The Changing Face of Extrusion

    From Art to Science: The Changing Face of Extrusion

    The transformation of extrusion to become a highly precise fabrication process has continued thanks to enabling technologies such as IoT and Industry 4.0.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 10.09.19

  • Materials | Molding
    Exact Science: A Micromolding Roundtable

    Exact Science: A Micromolding Roundtable

    In-vitro diagnostics and a shift toward point-of-care devices are creating a growing need for micromolded components.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.09.19


  • Paying It Forward: The 2019 Annual Salary Survey

    Paying It Forward: The 2019 Annual Salary Survey

    Though wages have remained stagnant, medtech professionals are more concerned with political and regulatory effects on their business.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 10.09.19

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Medtronic Recalls Catheters Due to Separation and Fragmentation Issue

    Medtronic Recalls Catheters Due to Separation and Fragmentation Issue

    Medtronic is recalling the 6 French Sherpa NX Active Guide Catheter due to a risk of the outer material separating from the device.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 10.08.19

  • Cardiovascular | Contract Manufacturing | Neurological | Surgical
    Integer Acquires US BioDesign Assets

    Integer Acquires US BioDesign Assets

    The acquisition will add the differentiated capability for complex braided and formed biomedical structures to Integer’s portfolio.
    Integer Holdings Corporation 10.08.19


  • Diagnostics
    Elizabeth Holmes: The Making of a Pop Culture Icon

    Elizabeth Holmes: The Making of a Pop Culture Icon

    Despite keeping a relatively low profile this year (not by choice), Elizabeth Holmes’ celebrity status has continued to grow.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.08.19

  • A Look at Physician/Surgeon Salary and Employment Statistics

    A Look at Physician/Surgeon Salary and Employment Statistics

    No more call for physicians? Not really, but schedule predictability is in for physicians.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 10.08.19

  • Bridging Generation Gaps to Build Better Teams and Business

    Bridging Generation Gaps to Build Better Teams and Business

    I’ve learned the hard way that building teams of motivated, productive employees is equal parts science and art.
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 10.08.19

  • Testing
    Managing Risks for Medical Devices:  A Guide to Understanding ISO 14971

    Managing Risks for Medical Devices: A Guide to Understanding ISO 14971

    The intent of ISO 14971 is to provide a general “bird’s-eye view” approach to designing and implementing a risk management plan for medical devices.
    Helin Räägel, Ph.D., Biocompatibility Expert, Nelson Labs 10.08.19

  • Testing
    Preparing for MDR: Test In-House or Outsource?

    Preparing for MDR: Test In-House or Outsource?

    As the EU MDR deadline draws near, manufacturers are under pressure to bring products into compliance and get submissions in front of regulators ASAP.
    Sandi Schaible, Senior Director, Analytical Chemistry and Regulatory Toxicology, WuXi Medical Device Testing 10.08.19

  • Think Chinese Tariffs Are the Only Industry Job Killers? Think Again

    Think Chinese Tariffs Are the Only Industry Job Killers? Think Again

    One of the latest concerns—arising from an old issue—is the medical device tax, which could return next year without legislative intervention before then.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 10.08.19

  • Contract Manufacturing | Software & IT
    Five Ways Quality 4.0 Is Changing the Face of Medical Device Manufacturing

    Five Ways Quality 4.0 Is Changing the Face of Medical Device Manufacturing

    Industry 4.0 represents the dawn of the digital transformation that began with the third revolution, connecting the physical and natural worlds.
    Scott Reedy, Senior Director of Marketing, Arena Solutions 10.08.19

  • Compamed 2019 Preview Report

    Compamed 2019 Preview Report

    Experience the full range of supplier expertise for the medical technology industry.
    Online Exclusives Klaus Jopp 10.08.19

  • Electronics | Machining & Laser Processing | Materials | Molding
    Changing of the Guard? The Rise of Asia’s Medtech Suppliers

    Changing of the Guard? The Rise of Asia’s Medtech Suppliers

    This article explores the implications for three emerging supplier regions in Asia: Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam.
    Mihir Torsekar, International Trade Analyst, U.S. International Trade Commission 10.08.19

  • R&D & Design
    Best Practices for Industrial Design in the Medical Device Space

    Best Practices for Industrial Design in the Medical Device Space

    This article will outline unique concerns in the medical space and how proper attention to special design considerations is critical.
    Bartosz Korec, Lead Industrial Designer, BlackHägen Design 10.08.19

  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Innovation at The MedTech Conference

    Diversity, Inclusion, and Innovation at The MedTech Conference

    This year’s MedTech Conference celebrated several themes, including a need for diversity, the evolution of innovation, and the changing regulatory environment.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 10.08.19