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  • Digital Health
    The (Virtual) Doctor Is In (via Telemedicine)

    The (Virtual) Doctor Is In (via Telemedicine)

    Virtual healthcare delivery is flourishing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will it persist once the crisis has subsided?
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 06.04.20

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Coming Clean: What

    Coming Clean: What's Next for Packaging and Sterilization?

    The still-smoldering ethylene oxide controversy is inspiring more sustainable, cost-effective, and biologically safe solutions from packaging and sterilization
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 06.04.20

  • Molding
    Molding Medtech’s Future Through Technology and Partnership

    Molding Medtech’s Future Through Technology and Partnership

    Reassessment of supply chains and technology advancements make domestic molders attractive options for medical device manufacturers.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 06.04.20


  • Diagnostics
    ‘Pandemic Drone’ Spots COVID-19 Symptoms

    ‘Pandemic Drone’ Spots COVID-19 Symptoms

    About three months ago, drone-making company Draganfly began to strategize how drones might be able to help against COVID-19.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 06.04.20

  • Digital Health
    Hospital Advances in Digital Health Medical Technology

    Hospital Advances in Digital Health Medical Technology

    It's been stated, “What the world would have taken five years to achieve was accomplished in five weeks,” regarding virtual care and the U.S. population.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 06.04.20

  • R&D & Design | Surgical
    Sparking Innovation as We Struggle to Find the New Normal

    Sparking Innovation as We Struggle to Find the New Normal

    The goal is to find the best ideas to support orthopedic patients adjusting to additional pain and immobility while they wait for elective surgeries.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 06.04.20


  • ISO 13485 Remote Audits: Views from Both Sides of the Table

    ISO 13485 Remote Audits: Views from Both Sides of the Table

    Remote audits have been a standard practice for low-risk suppliers or in the cases where restrictions existed in entering certain parts of the world.
    Jim Shore, Quality Lean Solutions, and Neel Patel, Florida Anodize System & Technologies 06.04.20

  • Remote System Diagnostics: Transform Service with a Four-Phase Strategy

    Remote System Diagnostics: Transform Service with a Four-Phase Strategy

    Manufacturers are focusing ever more closely on service strategies and excellence in system uptime as a complement to the overall efficacy of their devices.
    Mark Villanova, Service Operations Manager and Sustaining Engineer, Dedicated Computing 06.04.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Shopping Smart: What to Look for in a Contract Manufacturer

    Shopping Smart: What to Look for in a Contract Manufacturer

    A contract manufacturing organization can help shoulder the workload of bringing a new device to market.
    Claudio Hanna and Jennifer Ponti, Web Industries Inc. 06.04.20


  • R&D & Design
    Disposable Design: Consider All Interfaces

    Disposable Design: Consider All Interfaces

    The disposable component is becoming more challenging as products get smaller and more complex.
    Will DeMore, Mechanical Engineer, Key Technologies Inc. 06.04.20

  • Testing
    Going Beyond the Regulations to Evaluate Relevant Medical Device Risk

    Going Beyond the Regulations to Evaluate Relevant Medical Device Risk

    Companies need to review their testing plan so it supports a successful submission, saves time, and ensures the long-term success of their product.
    Sherry Parker, Ph.D., Senior Director of Regulatory Toxicology, WuXi AppTec Medical Device Testing 06.04.20

  • Surgical
    Safely Opening Up Medtech in a COVID-19 World

    Safely Opening Up Medtech in a COVID-19 World

    While it was important to suspend elective procedures in March, the industry has yet to comprehend the ramifications of the shutdown.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 06.04.20

  • Supply Chain and Toilet Paper—What You Need to Know

    Supply Chain and Toilet Paper—What You Need to Know

    COVID-19 has had a rapid, life-changing impact on the world—the amount of lives lost, financial assets destroyed, and healthcare systems strained is alarming.
    Chris Oleksy, Founder and CEO, Oleksy Enterprises and Next Life Medical; CEO, Emergent Respiratory 06.04.20

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Six Key Design Features to Ensure Medical Device Packaging Meets ASTM D4169

    Six Key Design Features to Ensure Medical Device Packaging Meets ASTM D4169

    Well-thought-out packaging is an oft-delayed but essential part of ensuring a medical device operates safely and effectively in the field.
    Nigel Syrotuck, Mechanical Engineering Team Lead, StarFish Medical 06.04.20

  • Hot Areas for MedTech After the Pandemic

    Hot Areas for MedTech After the Pandemic

    This column discusses hot areas of medtech innovation as the post-coronavirus environment takes shape.
    David J. Dykeman, Co-Chair, Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, Greenberg Traurig LLP 06.04.20

  • Surgical
    A Way Back…to the OR

    A Way Back…to the OR

    Recently, AdvaMed, AHA, and AORN released a guidance to help return medical device representatives to the OR safely.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 06.04.20

  • Reshoring Checklist for Manufacturers—the Math Works!

    Reshoring manufacturing back to the USA isn't just a trend due to COVID. Look at the math to see why reshoring adds up.

  • R&D & Design
    Human Factors Activities at a Safe Distance

    Human Factors Activities at a Safe Distance

    How to keep medical device development on track during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Online Exclusives Timothy Visich and Kate MacNamee, Program Managers, Senior Human Factors Engineers at Farm, a Flex company 06.03.20

  • Materials
    New Materials Impact the Medical Technology Outsourcing Market

    New Materials Impact the Medical Technology Outsourcing Market

    How UHMWPE fiber is driving innovation in a quickly expanding sector.
    Online Exclusives Abey Paul, Global Business Leader for Honeywell 06.02.20

  • Digital Health | R&D & Design
    The Four Steps of Design Acceleration

    The Four Steps of Design Acceleration

    How to meet the needs of manufacturers, clinicians, healthcare workers, and patients in the ‘new normal.’
    Online Exclusives Ken Olewiler, Founder and Managing Director of Punchcut 06.01.20