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  • Importance of CTE of Adhesives for Assembly Reliability

    Importance of CTE of Adhesives for Assembly Reliability

    Forming reliable bonds between different materials can be challenging because there can be large variations in CTE's (coefficients of thermal expansion).

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Abbott to Acquire Cephea Valve Technologies

    Abbott to Acquire Cephea Valve Technologies

    Acquisition to further bolster Abbott's position in therapies for mitral valve disease, the most common type of heart valve ailment.
    Abbott Laboratories 01.16.19

  • Cardiovascular
    Boston Scientific & Edwards Settle Global Patent Litigation

    Boston Scientific & Edwards Settle Global Patent Litigation

    All patent litigation between the companies to be dismissed; Edwards made a one-time $180 million payment to Boston Scientific.
    PR Newswire 01.15.19


  • Materials | Molding
    Off-Shelf to In-House: Upgrade in Material Enhances Customer Satisfaction

    Off-Shelf to In-House: Upgrade in Material Enhances Customer Satisfaction

    Qosina utilizes CYROLITE G-20 HIFLO to create new disposable luer lock connector.
    Online Exclusives Becca Fantano, Marketing Communications Specialist, Performance Materials, Evonik Cyro 01.14.19

  • Diagnostics | Surgical
    An ENT Surgical Devices Market Report

    An ENT Surgical Devices Market Report

    The offerings in this segment are poised to advance with disruptive technologies.
    Online Exclusives Nandini Roy Choudhury, Senior Research Consultant, Fact.MR 01.14.19

  • Diagnostics | Digital Health | Electronics | Patient Monitoring
    CES 2019: 7 More Health Tech Highlights

    CES 2019: 7 More Health Tech Highlights

    Check out more of the latest medical and health technologies from this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
    Slideshows Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 01.14.19


  • Cardiovascular | Digital Health | Electronics | Neurological | Patient Monitoring | Software & IT
    CES 2019: 10 Health Tech Highlights

    CES 2019: 10 Health Tech Highlights

    Check out the latest medical and health technologies from this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
    Slideshows Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 01.09.19

  • Software & IT
    5 Tech Investments for Accelerating Medical Device Manufacturing Growth

    5 Tech Investments for Accelerating Medical Device Manufacturing Growth

    Companies growing at 10 percent or higher year over year share their insights via an industry survey.
    Online Exclusives Louis Columbus, Principal, IQMS 01.09.19

  • Neurological | Surgical
    Medtronic Recalls Cranial Software Over Inaccuracies Displayed During Surgical Procedures

    Medtronic Recalls Cranial Software Over Inaccuracies Displayed During Surgical Procedures

    Synergy Cranial Software and StealthStation S7 Cranial Software used with the StealthStation Surgical Navigation System are being recalled.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 01.09.19


  • Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?

    Should Medical Device Companies Be Toasting A New Year’s Regulation?

    Learn why “smart” medical devices had been facing patent application rejections in high numbers and what may change.
    Online Exclusives Philip M. Nelson, Partner, Knobbe Martens 01.08.19

  • Cardiovascular | Electronics | Surgical
    Reducing the Noise Impact of Medical Devices

    Reducing the Noise Impact of Medical Devices

    Diaphragm pumps can be particularly troublesome when it comes to unwanted noise in a point-of-care device.
    Online Exclusives Jamie Campbell, Product Manager, Parker Precision Fluidics 01.07.19

  • Surgical
    Titan Medical Completes Build of its Next-Generation Single-Port Robotic Surgical System

    Titan Medical Completes Build of its Next-Generation Single-Port Robotic Surgical System

    Accomplishment highlights completion of a new camera system along with design enhancements of the surgeon workstation and patient cart.
    Videos Titan Medical Inc.

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical | Tubing & Extrusion
    Film-Cast Tubing Specifications Used in Catheter-Based Medical Devices

    Film-Cast Tubing Specifications Used in Catheter-Based Medical Devices

    Film-cast tubing is not extruded tubing, so knowing the differences is critical for ensuring successful definition of its specifications.
    Online Exclusives Brett Steen, Engineering Consultant 01.07.19

  • The Perfect Maxon Motor Size

    The Perfect Maxon Motor Size

    Selection of "motor size" based on load torque and speed
    Videos

  • 5 Questions Industry Professionals Should Ask About the EU MDR Rollout

    5 Questions Industry Professionals Should Ask About the EU MDR Rollout

    As the May 2020 deadline approaches, the medical device industry must prepare for far-reaching changes.
    Online Exclusives Mike Edwards, Director of Product Management, Sparta Systems 01.04.19

  • Out Into The World – With Giant Steps

    Out Into The World – With Giant Steps

    The Taiwanese company FREE Bionics is committed to developing the best exoskeleton solutions and helping people

  • Mike on Medtech: Personalized Healthcare

    Mike on Medtech: Personalized Healthcare

    Sean Fenske and Mike Drues discuss the impact personalized healthcare is having on the medical device industry and the challenges faced.
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 01.03.19

  • The Sun Will Shine Again: Preparing for Change

    The Sun Will Shine Again: Preparing for Change

    Change is not typically something many have an easy time with. I know for me personally, it can present a challenge. The changing of clocks after Halloween, for example, can be a bit depressing as the days seem to shorten very quickly. It’s alw…
    Howard Revitch, Group Publisher 01.03.19

  • Software & IT
    Safe and Secure: Ensuring the Cybersecurity of Connected Medical Devices

    Safe and Secure: Ensuring the Cybersecurity of Connected Medical Devices

    The need to secure a connected medical device is critical to ensure patient safety and protect a patient’s data and personal information.
    Online Exclusives Wayne Stewart, Director, EWA Canada, an Intertek Company 01.02.19

  • Surgical
    Bayer & FDA Expand Essure Postmarket Safety Study by Two Years

    Bayer & FDA Expand Essure Postmarket Safety Study by Two Years

    Women in the study will be followed for five years, rather than the three years that was initially required.
    Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 01.02.19