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  • R&D & Design
    COVID-19 Marks a Need for Virtual Development Tech

    COVID-19 Marks a Need for Virtual Development Tech

    Medical device developers can gain benefits from the use of MR/AR, but challenges need to be addressed first.
    Online Exclusives Dijam Panigrahi, Co-Founder and COO, Grid Raster Inc. 08.10.20

  • Mike on Medtech: 50th Episode—A Look Back

    Mike on Medtech: 50th Episode—A Look Back

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske look back at the previous 49 episodes and highlight a variety of topics covered in this anniversary episode.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.10.20

  • Surgical
    Olympus Buys Arc Medical Design

    Olympus Buys Arc Medical Design

    Underscores Olympus' commitment to expanding its offering in gastrointestinal therapeutic devices.
    PR Newswire 08.07.20


  • Nolato to Acquire GW Plastics

    Nolato to Acquire GW Plastics

    GW is a US-based medtech manufacturer with annual sales of approximately SEK 1.8 billion.
    PR Newswire 08.06.20

  • Digital Health
    Teladoc Health, Livongo Merge in $18.5B Deal

    Teladoc Health, Livongo Merge in $18.5B Deal

    New high-quality care delivery model creates new category of solutions focused on delivering whole-person care for better health outcomes at lower cost.
    Globe Newswire 08.05.20

  • Chronic Disease
    Siemens Healthineers to Buy Varian for $16B

    Siemens Healthineers to Buy Varian for $16B

    Establishes integrated platform of end-to-end oncology solutions to address entire cancer care continuum.
    PR Newswire 08.03.20


  • R&D & Design

    Design for Manufacturability Requirements

    Planning for a Successful DFM Partnership

  • R&D & Design
    From the Experts: Best Practices to Ensure Device Success

    From the Experts: Best Practices to Ensure Device Success

    Experts break down the issues device makers are faced with.
    Online Exclusives Jon Speer, Founder and VP of QA/RA at Greenlight Guru 07.27.20

  • Staying True to Your Mission During a Pandemic

    Staying True to Your Mission During a Pandemic

    How CareDx remained committed to the transplant community and discovered a new direction.
    Online Exclusives Peter Maag, CEO of CareDx 07.21.20

  • The 2020 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    The 2020 Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    Leadership changes, divestments, and portfolio-building partnerships—through acquisition or collaboration—were common threads among medtech’s largest players.
    MPO Editors 07.21.20


  • Materials
    Surface Service: Examining Coatings and Surface Treatment

    Surface Service: Examining Coatings and Surface Treatment

    Coatings and surface treatment experts can create significant value by altering the outer layer of a medical device.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 07.21.20

  • Digital Health
    What’s Apple Been Up To in Healthcare?

    What’s Apple Been Up To in Healthcare?

    Apple is building its bench with teams of physicians and engineers creating software and hardware to address the healthcare market.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 07.21.20

  • Rising to the Challenge: Six Innovators Win Fast-Track Support to Market

    Rising to the Challenge: Six Innovators Win Fast-Track Support to Market

    These six winning submissions reflect a keen awareness of patient needs during the unique and surprising circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 07.21.20

  • Patent Marking: The Proper Method to Display Protection

    Patent Marking: The Proper Method to Display Protection

    Manufacturers should have an active patent marking program that aids in deterring infringement while minimizing potential liability for false marking.
    Douglas Portnow, Principal, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 07.21.20

  • Dynamic Organizational Changes to Succeed in the New Normal

    Dynamic Organizational Changes to Succeed in the New Normal

    Medtech executives must adapt to managing their businesses in a substantially different environment.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 07.21.20

  • COVID-19 Accelerating Remote Auditing in MedTech

    COVID-19 Accelerating Remote Auditing in MedTech

    The move to modernize is now reaching audit groups, which are rapidly shifting to remote auditing as a new way of working.
    Seth Goldenberg, Ph.D., Vice President, Vault Medical Device & Diagnostics, Veeva Systems 07.21.20

  • Digital Health
    The Rise of Digital Medical Devices and Implications for the Supply Chain

    The Rise of Digital Medical Devices and Implications for the Supply Chain

    Over the past few decades, the medical device industry has seen waves of technological innovation. From the replacement of sterilizable glass and steel devices with disposable plastic in the 1960s to the rise of elegantly engineered minimally invasiv…
    Tony Freeman, President, A.S. Freeman Advisors LLC 07.21.20

  • Recent Regulatory Changes and a 2020 Election Update

    Recent Regulatory Changes and a 2020 Election Update

    As COVID-19 continues to impact the country, legislators and policy makers in Washington are keenly focused on the upcoming national election on Nov. 3.
    Jeffrey J. Kimbell, David C. Rudloff, Caroline P. Tucker, and Matteson L. Beckis, Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates Inc. 07.21.20

  • Surgical
    Building the Foundation of Enhanced Care

    Building the Foundation of Enhanced Care

    Robotic surgery and artificial intelligence stand to make a lasting impact on healthcare.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 07.21.20

  • Molding

    Micro Manufacturing – It's a Small World, After All

    Miniaturization continues to be among the most prominent trends in the medical device industry.