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  • Materials
    Sintered or Expanded—Which PTFE Is Best Suited for Your Device?

    Sintered or Expanded—Which PTFE Is Best Suited for Your Device?

    New advancements in PTFE offer medical device manufacturers greater durability and efficiency.
    Online Exclusives Jack Chan, Global Marketing Director of Medical, Porex 02.15.19

  • Best Practices Spotlight: How to Grow Your Products Globally

    Best Practices Spotlight: How to Grow Your Products Globally

    Export credit insurance can offer peace of mind to medical device manufacturers seeking to expand beyond U.S. borders.
    Online Exclusives Jim Burrows, Senior Vice President, Office of Small Business, EXIM 02.14.19

  • Surgical
    J&J to Buy Robotic Surgery Firm Auris Health for $3.4B

    J&J to Buy Robotic Surgery Firm Auris Health for $3.4B

    Auris' robotic platform is currently used in bronchoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; J&J hopes to expand to other interventional applications.
    Johnson & Johnson 02.13.19


  • R&D & Design
    Connected R&D

    Connected R&D

    Digital healthcare and connectivity are helping drive R&D business models.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.13.19

  • Neurological | Patient Monitoring
    Edwards to Acquire CASMED for $100M

    Edwards to Acquire CASMED for $100M

    CASMED's FORE-SIGHT sensor enables non-invasive monitoring of tissue oxygenation in the brain.
    Edwards Lifesciences 02.12.19

  • Machining & Laser Processing
    Medical Device Machining: A Dialogue with Laser Light Technologies

    Medical Device Machining: A Dialogue with Laser Light Technologies

    High-precision machining has significantly evolved from the lathes and mills of years past.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.11.19


  • Machining & Laser Processing
    Medical Device Machining: A Conversation with ARCOR Laser

    Medical Device Machining: A Conversation with ARCOR Laser

    High-precision machining has significantly evolved from the lathes and mills of years past.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.11.19

  • Machining & Laser Processing
    Medical Device Machining: A Discussion with Weiss-Aug

    Medical Device Machining: A Discussion with Weiss-Aug

    High-precision machining has significantly evolved from the lathes and mills of years past.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 02.11.19

  • Diagnostics
    What Your Breath Could Reveal About Your Health

    What Your Breath Could Reveal About Your Health

    Organic compounds in a person’s breath can be used as a powerful tool to detect, predict and ultimately prevent disease.
    Videos TED


  • Electronics
    Pill Can Deliver Insulin via Stomach Injection

    Pill Can Deliver Insulin via Stomach Injection

    Capsule that releases insulin in the stomach could replace injections for patients with type 1 diabetes.
    Videos Anne Trafton, MIT News Office

  • Software & IT
    Francisco Partners Acquires Qualcomm Life

    Francisco Partners Acquires Qualcomm Life

    Acquisition positions standalone company to focus on growth opportunities.
    PR Newswire 02.11.19

  • R&D & Design
    Small Steps

    Small Steps

    Though it has progressed slowly, miniaturization is shaping medtech R&D.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 02.08.19

  • Actionable Steps to Eliminate Small-Bore Connector Misconnection

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Digital Health
    Discerning Medtech’s Path in 2019

    Discerning Medtech’s Path in 2019

    It’s the dawn of another year, and that means it’s time to engage in the unavoidable pastime of prognostication. Predicting the future isn’t easy, but it can be fun and oftentimes insightful. One of the most rewarding aspects of pro…
    Mark Bonifacio, President, BCS LLC 01.31.19

  • R&D & Design | Software & IT
    Disrupting the Outsourcing Model

    Disrupting the Outsourcing Model

    The rise and relative success of companies dealing in cloud-based systems has revolutionized how we handle data. This is prompting a shift away from traditional software, hardware, and legacy systems, and enabling companies in new and unexpected ways…
    Steve Maylish and Shannon White, Fusion Biotec 01.31.19

  • Election Impact and the Beginning of the 116th Congress

    Election Impact and the Beginning of the 116th Congress

    Much has transpired in Washington since the last column that is sure to affect the political landscape as well as manufacturers of medical products. On Nov. 6, over 113 million people voted in elections for all 435 members of the U.S. House of Repres…
    Jeffrey J. Kimbell and David C. Rudloff, Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates Inc. 01.31.19

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Is Your Packaging Provider Prepared If Disaster Strikes?

    Is Your Packaging Provider Prepared If Disaster Strikes?

    The onslaught of devastating hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters the world suffered in 2018 have accentuated the need for business continuity planning (BCP) in medical device manufacturing. Although many companies develop plans…
    Wilfredo Mercado, Vice President of Operations, Latin America, Prent Thermoforming 01.31.19

  • Digital Health
    A Primer for Manufacturers Adjusting to Value-Based Healthcare

    A Primer for Manufacturers Adjusting to Value-Based Healthcare

    Value-based healthcare (VBHC) models are poised to transform everything from how patient care is delivered to how treatments are priced. A 2016 analysis by UnitedHealthcare estimated that at the end of 2018, more than $65 billion would be tied to val…
    Vicki Anastasi, VP and Global Head, Medical Device and Diagnostics Research, ICON 01.31.19

  • Digital Health
    2019 Preview: Predicting the Trends and Their Potential Impact on Business Plans

    2019 Preview: Predicting the Trends and Their Potential Impact on Business Plans

    The prognosticators are at it again. With 2019 well underway, industry pundits are deeply ensconced in a longstanding New Year’s tradition—predicting the trends and developments likely to impact medtech over the next 12 months (and beyond…
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 01.30.19

  • The Impact of Change on Regulatory Compliance

    The Impact of Change on Regulatory Compliance

    It’s that time of year again. Time for a calendar change. Out with the old and in with the new. Time for another 12-month journey into the unknown. It’s also time for new beginnings—a period that can be simultaneously fun, exh…
    James A. Dunning, Principal, QPC Services LLC 01.30.19