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  • Materials
    Pandemic Underscores Importance of Medtech Material Innovation

    Pandemic Underscores Importance of Medtech Material Innovation

    Materials must meet the changing needs of medtech and society in general through preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic solutions.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 07.30.21

  • Neurological
    Computer Algorithm Translates Brain Activity into Words and Sentences

    Computer Algorithm Translates Brain Activity into Words and Sentences

    Restores words to a man with paralysis who is unable to speak.
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  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Software & IT
    3D Systems Sells Simbionix to Surgical Sciences for $305M

    3D Systems Sells Simbionix to Surgical Sciences for $305M

    Divestiture results from company’s singular focus on additive manufacturing.
    3D Systems 07.29.21


  • Surgical
    Baxter Buys CryoLife

    Baxter Buys CryoLife's PerClot Polysaccharide Hemostatic System

    Marks Baxter’s entry into the attractive global hemostatic powder segment.
    Baxter 07.29.21

  • Packaging & Sterilization
    Facility Falsified Sterilization Data—Mike on Medtech

    Facility Falsified Sterilization Data—Mike on Medtech

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss troubling concerns over a sterilization provider in Italy.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 07.27.21

  • Surgical
    BD Acquires Tepha to Expand Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration

    BD Acquires Tepha to Expand Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration

    Tepha is a developer and manufacturer of proprietary resorbable polymer technology.
    PR Newswire 07.27.21


  • Materials
    Disinfectant Resistance is Crucial in Medtech Material Selection

    Disinfectant Resistance is Crucial in Medtech Material Selection

    Understanding the kinds of materials that stand up to healthcare-grade disinfectants can help ensure device longevity.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 07.27.21

  • Philips Recalls CPAP, BiPAP Over Debris and Chemical Exposure Risk

    Philips Recalls CPAP, BiPAP Over Debris and Chemical Exposure Risk

    Polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam may break down.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 07.26.21

  • Contract Manufacturing

    New Product Introductions and Manufacturing Transfers—A Medtech Makers Q&A

    Achieving success with new product introductions can be even more challenging if you don’t have the right partner in place.
    Sponsored released by Viant 07.26.21

  • Materials
    Electronics Integration Impacting Medtech Materials

    Electronics Integration Impacting Medtech Materials

    Conductive materials are becoming a necessary part of medical devices as digital healthcare continues to evolve.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 07.23.21


  • The 2021 MPO Top 30 Medical Device Companies Report

    The 2021 MPO Top 30 Medical Device Companies Report

    The COVID-19 pandemic struck the medical device industry more than most.
    Sean Fenske, Michael Barbella, & Sam Brusco, MPO Editorial Staff 07.22.21

  • Digitization of the Regulatory Review

    Digitization of the Regulatory Review

    The FDA’s roadmap to digitization and remote audits includes more modernized approaches to regulatory oversight.
    Sara Bresee and Matt Lowe, MasterControl 07.22.21

  • BD Acquires Velano Vascular

    BD Acquires Velano Vascular

    Will use innovative needle-free blood draw technology to reduce pain and discomfort of multiple needlesticks.
    BD 07.22.21

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Molding
    Metal Injection Molding and Metal 3D Printing Examination

    Metal Injection Molding and Metal 3D Printing Examination

    Both MIM and metal AM serve as alternative options to machining for medtech manufacturers requiring metal components.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 07.22.21

  • Digital Heath Funding Is on Fire

    Digital Heath Funding Is on Fire

    Digital health funding nearly doubled in Q1 2021 to almost $7.2 billion and 179 deals as compared to Q4 2020.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 07.22.21

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing
    Back in 3D: AMUG Conference Welcomes Members in the Flesh

    Back in 3D: AMUG Conference Welcomes Members in the Flesh

    This was my first visit to AMUG; I spoke about the role of the FDA in regulating medical devices produced via AM.
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 07.22.21

  • COVID and the U.S.-China Medtech Relationship

    COVID and the U.S.-China Medtech Relationship

    The pandemic has occasioned a drastic realignment of the United States’ leading medtech suppliers.
    Mihir Torsekar, Director of the Global Trade Desk, Level International 07.22.21

  • Testing
    Guidance on Skin Irritation With a Push to Achieve the 3 Rs

    Guidance on Skin Irritation With a Push to Achieve the 3 Rs

    The publication of ISO 10993-23:2021 marks a paradigm shift in prioritizing in-vitro testing alternatives within the medical device biocompatibility space.
    Nick Hibbard, In-Vitro Scientific Research Fellow at WuXi AppTec Medical Device Testing 07.22.21

  • The Top 30 and Their Impact on the C-Suite

    The Top 30 and Their Impact on the C-Suite

    MPO’s top companies report is an excellent time to reflect upon the wide range of impacts these industry giants have on the medical device industry.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 07.22.21

  • Software & IT
    Revolutionizing the Complaint Management Process with Artificial Intelligence

    Revolutionizing the Complaint Management Process with Artificial Intelligence

    Digital technology and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way organizations manage quality processes.
    Zillery A. Fortner, Life Sciences Product Marketing Manager, Sparta Systems, a Honeywell Company 07.22.21