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  • Contract Manufacturing

    Medtech Makers: Expediting Time to Market

    Donatelle’s Mike Kaiser and Todd Owens provide insights on speeding up development to get products out to market more quickly.
    Sponsored released by Donatelle 10.01.20

  • Tubing & Extrusion
    Extrusion Evolution

    Extrusion Evolution

    Industry needs and the pandemic both force extrusion providers to evolve rapidly to keep up with demand.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 10.01.20

  • Molding
     Little Big Parts: Micromolding Under the Microscope

    Little Big Parts: Micromolding Under the Microscope

    Minimally invasive surgery, device miniaturization, and age-related conditions are increasingly driving the need for micromolded medtech components.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.01.20

  • Money Talks: MPO

    Money Talks: MPO's 2020 Salary Survey

    MPO’s annual survey of medtech employees from across the industry.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 10.01.20


  • Will Industry’s COVID-19 Recovery End Prematurely?

    Will Industry’s COVID-19 Recovery End Prematurely?

    Finally, a light at the end of the tunnel, but will it remain lit?
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 10.01.20

  • Surgical
    Hype or Hope? The Future of Surgical Robotics

    Hype or Hope? The Future of Surgical Robotics

    Recent publications suggest the U.S. performs more robotic surgery than every other country in the world.
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 10.01.20

  • COVID Community: How the Pandemic Is Bringing Out the Best in Us

    COVID Community: How the Pandemic Is Bringing Out the Best in Us

    Given the brain power and generosity of our industry, I knew I could follow the wisdom of Fred Rogers’ mother and “look for the helpers.”
    Dawn A. Lissy, Founder & President, Empirical 10.01.20


  • Electronics
    Why Applying Cleanliness Standards to Outsourced Medical Electronics Is Important

    Why Applying Cleanliness Standards to Outsourced Medical Electronics Is Important

    When looking to outsource the manufacture of electronic medical devices, cleanliness standards and processes should be a top consideration.
    Jay Tourigny, Senior Vice President, MicroCare Medical 10.01.20

  • The Current COVID-19 Environment and Emergency Use Authorizations

    The Current COVID-19 Environment and Emergency Use Authorizations

    This column will provide information related to FDA EUAs granted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
    Christine Scifert and Dawn Norman, M.S., MRC-X LLC 10.01.20

  • After the Sale: A Business Transition Guide for Buyers and Sellers

    After the Sale: A Business Transition Guide for Buyers and Sellers

    As mergers and acquisitions advisors who focus on medical device deals, we are often asked about the various steps involved in selling a business.
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 10.01.20


  • An Update on the 2020 Presidential Election and Recent Regulatory Changes

    An Update on the 2020 Presidential Election and Recent Regulatory Changes

    The 2020 presidential election is heating up as both parties held their national conventions in late August.
    Jeffrey J. Kimbell, Eric P. Juhl, JD and David C. Rudloff, Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Associates Inc. 10.01.20

  • Materials
    Beyond the Status Quo: Eight Often-Overlooked Areas of Medical Textile Product Development

    Beyond the Status Quo: Eight Often-Overlooked Areas of Medical Textile Product Development

    Companies have been successful in bringing devices to market that support MIS approaches in part because of biomedical textile materials.
    Shanzeh Farooqui, Development Engineering Lead, Cortland Biomedical 10.01.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    So Many Changes in Medtech, So Short a Time

    So Many Changes in Medtech, So Short a Time

    This article looks at the general state of medtech/life sciences M&A and the outsourcing trends triggered by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
    Mark Bonifacio, President, BCS LLC 10.01.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    The FDA Wants to Bring Manufacturing ‘Home’

    The FDA Wants to Bring Manufacturing ‘Home’

    The agency commissioners comment how the need to modernize the critical medical supply chain is long overdue.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 10.01.20

  • Surgical
    Medtronic to Acquire Avenu Medical

    Medtronic to Acquire Avenu Medical

    Avenu's percutaneous fistula creation tech will strengthen Medtronic's peripheral vascular access portfolio.
    PR Newswire 09.30.20

  • Six Reimbursement Tips For Medtech Manufacturers

    Six Reimbursement Tips For Medtech Manufacturers

    Product development and regulatory pathway are important, but if no one is paying for your product, how will it succeed?
    Online Exclusives Katherine Rundell, Technical Writer, Academic Writing Services 09.29.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Innovation and Expertise Drive Evolution in Medical Device Manufacturing

    Innovation and Expertise Drive Evolution in Medical Device Manufacturing

    MICRO’s president offers a look at the company his family founded 75 years ago as well as the industry it’s supported.
    Online Exclusives Brian Semcer, President, MICRO 09.29.20

  • Diagnostics
    Cepheid

    Cepheid's Combo COVID-19, Flu A/B, RSV Test Earns EUA

    Expected to begin shipping to U.S. customers this week.
    Videos PR Newswire

  • Let There Be Light: UV Disinfection Technology

    Let There Be Light: UV Disinfection Technology

    In this interview with UV-Concepts’ President, Jeremy Starkweather, he offers insights on the use of the technology in healthcare environments.
    Online Exclusives Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 09.28.20

  • Let’s Build This: Best Practices for Utilizing External Regulatory Expertise

    Let’s Build This: Best Practices for Utilizing External Regulatory Expertise

    Building a regulatory submission is much like building a house and requires recognition of the order of steps that need to take place.
    Online Exclusives Michael C. Morton, Principal, Michael C. Morton Regulatory Affairs Consulting LLC 09.25.20