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  • Surgical
    J&J to Pay $117M to Settle Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits

    J&J to Pay $117M to Settle Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits

    Consumers were misled about safety, effectiveness, and potential risks of transvaginal mesh devices.
    New York State Attorney General 10.18.19

  • Digital Health
    Four Ways Telehealth is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Field

    Four Ways Telehealth is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Field

    Why healthcare providers need to adopt telemedicine.
    Online Exclusives Alexis Schomer, Co-Founder & COO of Expy Health 10.18.19

  • Mike on Medtech: Beyond 510(k)/PMA—Safer Technologies Program

    Mike on Medtech: Beyond 510(k)/PMA—Safer Technologies Program

    Sean Fenske and Mike Drues discuss another new program from the FDA—the Safer Technologies Program (STeP)—and the details of it.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 10.17.19


  • Electronics | Neurological | Surgical
    Elastic Hearing Implant Conforms to Brain

    Elastic Hearing Implant Conforms to Brain's Curved Surface

    The properties of this device would be of value for all sorts of implantable neuroprosthetics.
    Videos EPFL

  • Cardiovascular
    Using ECG to Diagnose Cardiovascular Disease

    Using ECG to Diagnose Cardiovascular Disease

    How to turn raw data into results.
    Online Exclusives Sergey Kuznetsov, Software Engineer, Auriga 10.16.19

  • Digital Health
    The Benefits of Blockchain

    The Benefits of Blockchain

    How blockchain is revolutionizing the health tech space.
    Online Exclusives Vadym Vorobiov, Chief Technology Officer of Solve.Care 10.16.19


  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    CRM Device Demand Soars Amid Surging Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

    CRM Device Demand Soars Amid Surging Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

    Estimates claim the cardiac rhythm management industry's size to reach $13.7 billion by 2025.
    Online Exclusives Paroma Bhattacharya, Research Content Developer, Global Market Insights 10.15.19

  • Digital Health | Patient Monitoring
    Easy Breezy: IoT Guarding Lung Health

    Easy Breezy: IoT Guarding Lung Health

    Approaches to IoT and mobile apps that address acute lung concerns.
    Online Exclusives Veronika Vartanova, Mobility Researcher at Iflexion 10.15.19

  • Diagnostics
    Stress and Sweat: Monitoring Adolescents Affected by Autism

    Stress and Sweat: Monitoring Adolescents Affected by Autism

    MU researcher uses sweat to predict behavioral issues in autistic adolescents.
    Videos Missouri University


  • Diagnostics | Neurological
    Neurolign Acquires Eye Diagnostic Tech Firm Neuro Kinetics

    Neurolign Acquires Eye Diagnostic Tech Firm Neuro Kinetics

    Neuro Kinetics is a leader in non-invasive neurofunctional eye-tracking diagnostic testing.
    PR Newswire 10.10.19

  • Tubing & Extrusion
    From Art to Science: The Changing Face of Extrusion

    From Art to Science: The Changing Face of Extrusion

    The transformation of extrusion to become a highly precise fabrication process has continued thanks to enabling technologies such as IoT and Industry 4.0.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 10.09.19

  • Materials | Molding
    Exact Science: A Micromolding Roundtable

    Exact Science: A Micromolding Roundtable

    In-vitro diagnostics and a shift toward point-of-care devices are creating a growing need for micromolded components.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.09.19

  • Paying It Forward: The 2019 Annual Salary Survey

    Paying It Forward: The 2019 Annual Salary Survey

    Though wages have remained stagnant, medtech professionals are more concerned with political and regulatory effects on their business.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 10.09.19

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Medtronic Recalls Catheters Due to Separation and Fragmentation Issue

    Medtronic Recalls Catheters Due to Separation and Fragmentation Issue

    Medtronic is recalling the 6 French Sherpa NX Active Guide Catheter due to a risk of the outer material separating from the device.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 10.08.19

  • Cardiovascular | Contract Manufacturing | Neurological | Surgical
    Integer Acquires US BioDesign Assets

    Integer Acquires US BioDesign Assets

    The acquisition will add the differentiated capability for complex braided and formed biomedical structures to Integer’s portfolio.
    Integer Holdings Corporation 10.08.19

  • Diagnostics
    Elizabeth Holmes: The Making of a Pop Culture Icon

    Elizabeth Holmes: The Making of a Pop Culture Icon

    Despite keeping a relatively low profile this year (not by choice), Elizabeth Holmes’ celebrity status has continued to grow.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.08.19

  • A Look at Physician/Surgeon Salary and Employment Statistics

    A Look at Physician/Surgeon Salary and Employment Statistics

    No more call for physicians? Not really, but schedule predictability is in for physicians.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 10.08.19

  • Bridging Generation Gaps to Build Better Teams and Business

    Bridging Generation Gaps to Build Better Teams and Business

    I’ve learned the hard way that building teams of motivated, productive employees is equal parts science and art.
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 10.08.19

  • Testing
    Managing Risks for Medical Devices:  A Guide to Understanding ISO 14971

    Managing Risks for Medical Devices: A Guide to Understanding ISO 14971

    The intent of ISO 14971 is to provide a general “bird’s-eye view” approach to designing and implementing a risk management plan for medical devices.
    Helin Räägel, Ph.D., Biocompatibility Expert, Nelson Labs 10.08.19

  • Testing
    Preparing for MDR: Test In-House or Outsource?

    Preparing for MDR: Test In-House or Outsource?

    As the EU MDR deadline draws near, manufacturers are under pressure to bring products into compliance and get submissions in front of regulators ASAP.
    Sandi Schaible, Senior Director, Analytical Chemistry and Regulatory Toxicology, WuXi Medical Device Testing 10.08.19