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  • Diagnostics
    FDA Removes Some COVID-19 Antibody Tests from the Market

    FDA Removes Some COVID-19 Antibody Tests from the Market

    Includes tests voluntarily withdrawn by manufacturers and those with no pending EUA request.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 05.22.20

  • Diagnostics
    Roche Acquires Nanopore Sequencing Developer Stratos Genomics

    Roche Acquires Nanopore Sequencing Developer Stratos Genomics

    Investment complements the development of Roche’s nanopore technology.
    Roche 05.22.20

  • Diagnostics
    Value-Based Healthcare Driving POC Diagnostics Innovation

    Value-Based Healthcare Driving POC Diagnostics Innovation

    Point-of-care technologies can help minimize the cost of healthcare services.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.18.20


  • Materials
    Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis: Best Practices in PPE Development and FDA Review

    Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis: Best Practices in PPE Development and FDA Review

    How a supply partner can help a non-traditional medtech manufacturer navigate the regulatory process successfully.
    Online Exclusives Lise H. Moloney, Director of Business Development—Healthcare, Sciessent 05.18.20

  • Economic Operators Acquire New Responsibilities Under MDR

    Economic Operators Acquire New Responsibilities Under MDR

    Survey finds 40 percent of organizations were still in the process of identifying their requirements relative to EOs.
    Online Exclusives Beth Crandall, Managing Director—Global Solutions Delivery Leader, Maetrics 05.18.20

  • Surgical
    Low-Cost, High-Accuracy GPS-Like System for Flexible Medical Robots

    Low-Cost, High-Accuracy GPS-Like System for Flexible Medical Robots

    Performs as well as current state of the art methods, but is much less expensive.
    Videos University of California - San Diego


  • 7

    7 'Expanse-ive' Medical Devices

    A medical designer’s (very) informal review of sci-fi props in "The Expanse."
    Online Exclusives Nigel Syrotuck, Mechanical Engineer Team Lead, StarFish Medical 05.14.20

  • Mike on Medtech: Real World Evidence Revisited

    Mike on Medtech: Real World Evidence Revisited

    Mike Drues and Sean Fenske discuss real world evidence and several reasons why it’s not being used by medical device manufacturers for regulatory review.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 05.14.20

  • Emory, Georgia Tech Create COVID-19 Barrier Protection Devices

    Emory, Georgia Tech Create COVID-19 Barrier Protection Devices

    Aerosol box is designed to contain droplet spray.
    Videos Emory University


  • R&D & Design
    Medtech R&D Process Aided by Big Data, AI

    Medtech R&D Process Aided by Big Data, AI

    Digital health allows researchers and engineers to incorporate data sets of user behaviors into their prototypes during the early phases of R&D.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.13.20

  • Pandemic Outsourcing: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

    Pandemic Outsourcing: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

    Join the discussion on May 27th as panelists from leading contract manufacturing firms share their strategies to keep up, remain healthy, and fulfill demand.
    05.11.20

  • Forefront Medical Technology Changzhou, PRC Facility Capabilities Overview

    Forefront Medical Technology Changzhou, PRC Facility Capabilities Overview

    Take a tour of Forefront Medical’s state-of-the-art mold fabrication, molding, related fabrication technologies and automated assembly capability in its Changzhou, PRC facility. Forefront has additional engineering and manufacturing capabil…
    Videos

  • R&D & Design
    Problem-Solving is Key to Effective R&D

    Problem-Solving is Key to Effective R&D

    A better understanding of a medical issue enables companies to drive innovation efforts towards holistic solutions.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.05.20

  • Digital Health | Software & IT
    Vulnerabilities in Healthcare: 2020 MedTech Cyberchaos Overview

    Vulnerabilities in Healthcare: 2020 MedTech Cyberchaos Overview

    The current pandemic has hospitals using a variety of new technologies, some of which may not be safeguarded against digital attack.
    Online Exclusives Ben Hartwig, Web Operations Executive, InfoTracer 05.05.20

  • Contract Manufacturing
    Translating Outsourcing into Pandemic-Proof Manufacturing

    Translating Outsourcing into Pandemic-Proof Manufacturing

    Using remote service providers and allowing telecommuting can provide unexpected benefits to medical device manufacturers beyond being prepared for a pandemic.
    Online Exclusives Ofer Tirosh, CEO, Tomedes 05.04.20

  • Value-Based Environment is Crucial to Developing Innovative R&D

    Value-Based Environment is Crucial to Developing Innovative R&D

    When incubating an idea, product value must be a consideration.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.01.20

  • 3M Files 5 Lawsuits in Response to Fraudulent Offers to Sell N95 Respirators

    3M Files 5 Lawsuits in Response to Fraudulent Offers to Sell N95 Respirators

    One case claimed to have up to five billion respirators; defendants sold masks at inflated prices while falsely affiliating with 3M.
    Business Wire 05.01.20

  • How Are MPO’s Top 30 Addressing COVID-19?

    How Are MPO’s Top 30 Addressing COVID-19?

    CEOs of Johnson & Johnson, Abbott, 3M, and Cardinal Health named to White House COVID-19 economic task force.
    Online Exclusives Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 05.01.20

  • Navigating COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Medical Device Landscape

    Navigating COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Medical Device Landscape

    During this crisis, medtech manufacturers need to be flexible and able to respond to a constantly changing environment.
    Online Exclusives Jon Speer, Founder and VP of QA/RA, Greenlight Guru 05.01.20

  • R&D & Design
    Current State of (Design) Mind

    Current State of (Design) Mind

    Medtech designers have an array of new tools to use for medical device development, enabling better solutions for healthcare.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 05.01.20