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  • Digital Health | R&D & Design | Software & IT | Testing
    Hire a Hacker

    Hire a Hacker

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought an array of connected technologies that offer a bevy of benefits. From the seemingly superficial, such as a refrigerator that automatically tracks its contents and updates your grocery list appropriately, to t…
    Sean Fenske, Editor 06.06.17

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Neurological | Patient Monitoring | Surgical | Testing
    In Pursuit of Device Safety or a Call for Whistleblowers?

    In Pursuit of Device Safety or a Call for Whistleblowers?

    Late last year, Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, penned a blog for the FDA Voice (http://bit.ly/mpo031750) regarding the coordination between t…
    Sean Fenske, Editor 03.07.17

  • Software & IT | Testing
    Hacking Medtech: Not a Question of When, but Who Will Be First?

    Hacking Medtech: Not a Question of When, but Who Will Be First?

    Well, it’s happened yet again. I’m not referring to another acquisition (although there were a few of those recently that you’ll find in Top of the News). Rather, I’m speaking of a cybersecurity concern that was much ado about…
    Sean Fenske, Editor 10.12.16

  • Testing
    Trends at the Top

    Trends at the Top

    Having been an editor covering this industry prior to my arrival at MPO, I was already familiar with the annual Top 30 report. The issue left me with mixed opinions each year when it would come out. I recognized it as an impressive assessment of the…
    Sean Fenske, Editor 07.20.16

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design | Testing

    Reducing Post-Op Pain—A Device Opportunity?

    We’re accustomed to clinical information, studies and patient data compiled by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons that often serve to guide manufacturers’ decision making about product design, regulatory compliance issues or mar…
    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director 06.02.15

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design | Testing

    The Continued Promise of Medtech Outsourcing

    As we begin 2015, MPO’s 12th year as a matter of fact, it would be nice—just as it would be upon stepping into any of life’s unknowns—to have even just a small glimpse into what’s to come so we can best prepare for our 3…
    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director 02.06.15

  • Cardiovascular | R&D & Design | Testing

    Keeping the Innovation Pipeline Flowing

    It’s that time of year again—MPO’s annual compilation and review of the medical device industry’s leading companies. As expected, there are the usual mergers, acquisitions, up-sizings and downsizings, legal tussles, management…
    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director, Medical Devices 07.22.14

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design | Testing

    I Am a Part of All That I Have Met

    Broadcast journalist David Brinkley said: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” There’s usually no success without a little failure first. And an individual’s achiev…
    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director 09.10.13

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design | Testing

    Still a Recipe for Success

    Ask about the topic of outsourcing and opinions vary widely. Is component manufacturing stronger than full product? What about the non-stop talk about the one-stop shop? How are suppliers helping their customers control cost? How do supplier pa…
    Christopher Delporte 05.10.12

  • Contract Manufacturing | Materials | R&D & Design | Testing

    The Source of Innovation?

    Where does innovation come from? Dare I be so trite as to say that necessity is the mother of invention? Nah. That’s too simple. It’s part of the equation, but just one of many variables. I write about innovation a lot on this page. The r…
    Christopher Delporte 11.02.11

  • Contract Manufacturing | Materials | R&D & Design | Testing

    The Source of Innovation?

    Where does innovation come from? Dare I be so trite as to say that necessity is the mother of invention? Nah. That’s too simple. It’s part of the equation, but just one of many variables. I write about innovation a lot on this page. The…
    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director 09.19.11

  • R&D & Design | Software & IT | Testing

    FDA Introspection

    FDA gets more aggressive with its scrutiny - internal and external.
    Chris Delporte, Group Editor 05.17.10

  • Cardiovascular | R&D & Design | Testing

    Heart of the Matter

    Legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “The heart is the first feature of working minds.” He was right. A strong figurative heart—strength of conviction and purpose—can lead individuals to many successes in life as it dr…
    Christopher Delporte t, Group Editor 04.08.10

  • Contract Manufacturing | Testing | Tubing & Extrusion

    Parts of the Puzzle

    An organization, to play with the old adage a little bit, may only be as good as the sum of its parts—or even its partnerships. The front cover of this issue of Medical Product Outsourcing highlights “Process Partners.” Many times…
    Christopher Delporte, Group Editor 03.14.08

  • Testing

    The Price of Peace of Mind

    There are no words to properly describe the feelings from seeing your mother in a coma, hooked to a ventilator, not knowing whether she will live or die. The image still haunts me today, more than six years later. At 56, a healthy woman who had nev…
    Jennifer Whitney , Editor 05.03.06