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  • Voices for Medtech: AdvaMed and MDMA Leaders Share Thoughts

    Voices for Medtech: AdvaMed and MDMA Leaders Share Thoughts

    AdvaMed and MDMA serve as vocal proponents for the medical device manufacturing industry within Washington D.C.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 03.04.21

  • Software & IT
    Digitize Your QMS via an Enterprise Cloud Platform

    Digitize Your QMS via an Enterprise Cloud Platform

    Moving from a paper-based system to a digital solution can be challenging, but the long-term benefits are worth the effort.
    David Stephans, CRO, Rootstock Software 03.04.21

  • Diagnostics
    Diagnostic Desperation: A Look at IVD Trends During COVID-19

    Diagnostic Desperation: A Look at IVD Trends During COVID-19

    Diagnostics manufacturers and supply chain partners have adapted to accommodate the enormous demand for COVID-19 tests amid disrupted operations.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.04.21


  • Materials
    Resourceful Resources: Materials Make a Difference During the Pandemic

    Resourceful Resources: Materials Make a Difference During the Pandemic

    Materials science has proven itself invaluable throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.04.21

  • Testing
    Stressed Testing: Challenges with Medical Device Testing

    Stressed Testing: Challenges with Medical Device Testing

    The pandemic has resulted in unprecedented levels of demand for device testing with requests for rapid turnaround times.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 03.04.21

  • Software & IT
    Cybersecurity Compromises, Courtesy of COVID-19

    Cybersecurity Compromises, Courtesy of COVID-19

    As the healthcare industry focused its energies last year on battling SARS-CoV-2, cybercriminals used the distraction to their advantage.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 03.04.21


  • A Look at the Actual Device Costs for Hospitals

    A Look at the Actual Device Costs for Hospitals

    According to a 2018 clinical journal article, U.S. hospitals spent approximately $200 billion on medical devices.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 03.04.21

  • Show Time: Here’s What a Year of No Tradeshows Meant for Small Businesses

    Show Time: Here’s What a Year of No Tradeshows Meant for Small Businesses

    For small businesses, trade shows are a critical part of developing new business as well as maintaining contacts.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 03.04.21

  • FDA Making Progress With Technology and Data Action Plans

    FDA Making Progress With Technology and Data Action Plans

    There is an urgent need to get advanced technologies into the healthcare ecosystem, but all products must first get regulatory approval.
    Alan Rencher, Vice President, Engineering, MasterControl 03.04.21


  • What’s Hot Now in Medtech M&A

    What’s Hot Now in Medtech M&A

    Every M&A cycle in the life sciences/medtech sector fosters exciting deals that interestingly impact the industry in both the short and long term.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 03.04.21

  • Software & IT
    Three Ways to Fast-Track the Total Product Lifecycle

    Three Ways to Fast-Track the Total Product Lifecycle

    Here are three ways leaders including Alcon, Baxter Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Epredia, and Illumina are driving innovation in medtech.
    Seth Goldenberg, Ph.D., Vice President, MedTech, Veeva Systems 03.04.21

  • Chronic Disease | Diagnostics
    Bio-Techne to Acquire Asuragen for $320M

    Bio-Techne to Acquire Asuragen for $320M

    Bio-Techne gains genetic carrier screening and oncology testing kits.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.04.21

  • BD Buys GSL Solutions to Broaden Medication Management

    BD Buys GSL Solutions to Broaden Medication Management

    GSL develops smart medication devices to store and track controlled substances.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.04.21

  • Materials
    Role and Benefits of Plastics in the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

    Role and Benefits of Plastics in the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

    With some estimating the U.S. needs at least 850 million syringes for every person to receive the vaccine—plastics will play a significant role.
    Josh Blackmore, Global Healthcare Manager, M. Holland Company 03.03.21

  • R&D & Design
    Six Questions to Consider in Developing a Home Healthcare Device

    Six Questions to Consider in Developing a Home Healthcare Device

    These design decisions stem from questions relative to in-home use and 60601-1-11 compliance.
    Rachael Scott, Lead Electrical Engineer, Key Tech 03.03.21

  • Digital Health
    Dr. Watson Seeking a New Office?

    Dr. Watson Seeking a New Office?

    The latest news has reports of IBM considering the sale of its Watson Health unit.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 03.03.21

  • Surgical
    Boston Scientific to Buy Lumenis

    Boston Scientific to Buy Lumenis' Surgical Biz for $1B

    Gains laser systems, fibers, and accessories for urology and otolaryngology procedures.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.03.21

  • Varian CEO to Retire Following Siemens Healthineers Acquisition

    Varian CEO to Retire Following Siemens Healthineers Acquisition

    Dow Wilson will be succeeded by Varian president and COO Chris Toth, who will lead Siemens' Varian business segment.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.02.21

  • Surgical
    Olympus to Purchase Israeli Firm Medi-Tate to Grow Urology Biz

    Olympus to Purchase Israeli Firm Medi-Tate to Grow Urology Biz

    Medi-Tate's iTind nitinol implant supports lower urinary tract symptom relief due to benign prostatic hyperplasia.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.02.21

  • Diagnostics
    Hologic Buys Molecular Dx Firm Diagenode for $159M

    Hologic Buys Molecular Dx Firm Diagenode for $159M

    Diagenode brings more than 30 CE-marked, real-time PCR tests.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 03.02.21