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  • Neurological | Patient Monitoring
    A Wireless Monitor for Patients with Intractable Epilepsy

    A Wireless Monitor for Patients with Intractable Epilepsy

    Rice engineering team hopes to cut ties that bind seizure sufferers.
    Videos Mike Williams, Rice University

  • 'EpiWear' Wearable Could Halt Allergic Reactions

    Engineering team prototypes EpiWear to keep emergency medication at hand at all times.
    Videos Mike Williams, Rice University

  • Surgical
    FDA Halts Sale of Pelvic Mesh in U.S.

    FDA Halts Sale of Pelvic Mesh in U.S.

    FDA has determined the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, haven't demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 04.16.19


  • Electronics | Packaging & Sterilization | Testing
    Transporting Lithium Batteries Used in Medical Devices

    Transporting Lithium Batteries Used in Medical Devices

    What you need to know about the UN 38.3 standard.
    Online Exclusives Rick Byczek, Global Director of Transportation Technologies, Intertek 04.16.19

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Contract Manufacturing | Machining & Laser Processing | Surgical
    MW Industries Acquires Marox and Sussex Wire

    MW Industries Acquires Marox and Sussex Wire

    Both companies are suppliers of tight-tolerance, mission-critical components used in medical device, aerospace, and industrial applications.
    MW Industries Inc. 04.15.19

  • 24 Charged in $1.2B Medicare Telemedicine Fraud Scheme

    24 Charged in $1.2B Medicare Telemedicine Fraud Scheme

    Hundreds of thousands of elderly and/or disabled patients nationwide and abroad were lured into the criminal scheme.
    U.S. Department of Justice 04.10.19


  • Surgical
    Alcon Debuts as an Independent Company

    Alcon Debuts as an Independent Company

    Company completes separation from Novartis; began trading April 9 on SIX Swiss Exchange and NYSE.
    Business Wire 04.10.19

  • B. Braun Medical Acquires NxStage Medical Inc.’s Streamline Bloodlines

    B. Braun Medical Acquires NxStage Medical Inc.’s Streamline Bloodlines

    The Streamline Bloodlines adds to the integrated line of dialysis products B. Braun’s Avitum division currently offers.
    Globe Newswire 04.08.19

  • Digital Health | Neurological | Patient Monitoring
    An AI Smartwatch that Detects Seizures

    An AI Smartwatch that Detects Seizures

    Every year worldwide, more than 50,000 otherwise healthy people with epilepsy suddenly die—a condition known as SUDEP.
    Videos TEDxBeaconStreet


  • Contract Manufacturing | Surgical
    Seisa Medical Acquires Burpee MedSystems

    Seisa Medical Acquires Burpee MedSystems

    New Jersey-based Burpee MedSystems is a manufacturer of stents and delivery devices.
    Business Wire 04.05.19

  • Digital Health | Software & IT
    Telemedicine Stands to Offer New Horizons to the Healthcare Solutions Landscape

    Telemedicine Stands to Offer New Horizons to the Healthcare Solutions Landscape

    High-speed internet, affordable smartphones, and standardized phone operating systems have added an unexpected dimension to the idea of telemedicine.
    Online Exclusives Saipriya Iyer, Global Market Insights 04.04.19

  • Diagnostics
    Diagnosing the Cancer in Medical Imagery Security

    Diagnosing the Cancer in Medical Imagery Security

    Ben-Gurion University researchers first to show how hackers can dupe radiologists and AI software by manipulating lung cancer scans.
    Videos American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

  • Cardiovascular
    Meeting Cardiac Stent Market Needs

    Meeting Cardiac Stent Market Needs

    Biotronik's PK Papyrus device was developed to provide physicians with a reliable covered stent that can be quickly deployed.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 04.04.19

  • The Quest for Cake: Leveraging Quality as a Business Partner

    The Quest for Cake: Leveraging Quality as a Business Partner

    The quality function is not only about maintaining compliance; rather, real-world savings can be realized through its adherence.
    Paul Robinson, Vice President of Operations, Quality Systems Consulting Services (QSCS) 04.03.19

  • Cardiovascular | Contract Manufacturing | Diagnostics | Molding | Surgical
    Once or Again? Single-Use Products Are Gaining Attention

    Once or Again? Single-Use Products Are Gaining Attention

    Bolstered by recent study findings and their infection control prowess, the single-use device market is primed for growth.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 04.03.19

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical | Tubing & Extrusion
    Challenging Channels: Tubing Innovations Enable Greater Device Capabilities

    Challenging Channels: Tubing Innovations Enable Greater Device Capabilities

    Technical innovations provided by tubing suppliers fulfill the various needs of medical device manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 04.03.19

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Patient Monitoring
    Cardiac Care on the Can

    Cardiac Care on the Can

    Transitioning from reactive to proactive/preventive care could work wonders for the healthcare system. A proactive strategy is important for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death across the globe. According to a 2017 American Heart Asso…
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 04.03.19

  • Cardiovascular
    What’s New with TAVR?

    What’s New with TAVR?

    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), once the last resort for patients so sick or elderly they were deemed unable to outlive surgical aortic valve replacement performed via open-heart surgery, has now been proven to offer benefits for young…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 04.03.19

  • Software & IT
    Quality Systems: It’s All Greek to Us

    Quality Systems: It’s All Greek to Us

    I admire people who love what they do. There’s a lot of truth to the oft-quoted Mark Twain observation: “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” For the most part, that applies to me. But…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 04.03.19

  • Software & IT
    Five Questions to Improve Your Requirements Management

    Five Questions to Improve Your Requirements Management

    Medical device developers spend years designing devices that help improve patient outcomes, which leads to millions of dollars invested in product development. If risk and requirements are not managed properly during development, it could result in a…
    Kevin Steigerwald, VP of Product & UX, Jama Software 04.03.19