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PTFE Natural Forming Mandrels

November 18, 2014 2:07 pm | by Applied Plastics Co. Inc. | Applied Plastics Co., Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A line of Teflon® coated forming mandrels for catheter fuse welding and tipping operations that are designed to optimize I.D. quality and produc-tion speed are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc. of Norwood, MA. Applied Plastics’ PTFE Natural® Forming Mandrels feature a smooth surface that provides a 0.5 dynamic coefficient of friction to prevent sticking, block tubing from shrinking, ...

Biosensor Could Offer Better Method for Quarantine Procedures

November 18, 2014 1:58 pm | by New York College of Health Professions | News | Comments

Earlier this year Donald Spector, Chairman of the Board at New York College, and one of the most prolific inventors in the world, got a patent for biosensor signals that are transmitted from Smartphones to third party agencies. Spector envisioned this...

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IEC60601-1 Compliant Medical LAN Card

November 18, 2014 12:28 pm | by American Portwell Technology, Inc. | American Portwell Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Portwell’s NIC-51010 is a Gigabyte PCIe network card that is IEC60601-1 compliant and features an isolated Ethernet 1000Base-T interface for medical applications. The key feature of the NIC-51010 medical LAN card is that it is designed to form a single bridge between medical and conventional equipment. It instantly eliminates the need for expensive medical LAN isolators that would normally have...

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Device Safely Delivers Surgeon to the Procedure Site

November 18, 2014 12:22 pm | by Cambridge Consultants | News | Comments

A unique surgical tool development from product design firm Cambridge Consultants is set to transform complex life-saving operations. Chimaera enables surgeons to identify and highlight critical structures, such as nerves and blood vessels, as...

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Analyst: Debate Over Device Tax Only Masks Needed Reforms

November 18, 2014 12:04 pm | by GlobalData | News | Comments

Rob Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData’s Analyst covering Medical Devices, says, “Republicans in the US Congress are expected to move quickly to revoke the medical device tax, which was imposed two years ago as part of a suite of fees on the healthcare...

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Microthin, Antibacterial, Orthopedic Coatings

November 18, 2014 12:04 pm | by Wallwork Cambridge | Product Releases | Comments

Developed over a seven year period in partnership with surgeons and materials experts at Imperial College, Queen Mary University London, and the Materials Science and Engineering Department of The University of Sheffield, these coatings have undergone extensive trials. They have proven their resistance to wear, effective inhibition of bio-tribocorrosion and address issues of infection, metal...

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Sharing Personal Health Data: The Patient’s Opinion

November 18, 2014 11:48 am | by Team Consulting | News | Comments

In a survey of 2,000 patients suffering from chronic medical conditions (such as diabetes, cancer, asthma, COPD and arthritis) less than 4% of respondents were happy to share their personal health data with consumer companies such as Nike, Apple...

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Summit Focuses on Emerging Neurorehabilitation Technologies

November 18, 2014 11:35 am | by Parker Hannifin Corporation | Parker Hannifin Corporation | News | Comments

The human motion business unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, last week hosted the pre-eminent experts in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation in a unique forum to discuss one of...

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Self-Laminating Labels

November 18, 2014 11:30 am | by Nameplates For Industry, Inc. | Nameplates For Industry, Inc. (NFi) | Product Releases | Comments

A new, patented one-part self-laminating label that can include sequential serial numbering and is designed to let users hand write-in calibration-, inspection-, installation-, maintenance-, and warranty information has been introduced by Nameplates For Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. NFi Capturite® Self-Laminating Labels let users record information by hand and permanently se...

MEDICA and COMPAMED Post-Show Wrap-Up

November 18, 2014 11:26 am | by Messe Düsseldorf | News | Comments

“The high number of international visitors gave medical device technology providers as well as their suppliers at MEDICA and COMPAMED tailwinds to strengthen their export business. Those putting their business on a particularly broad footing...

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Reliable, Efficient Brushless DC Gear Motors & Controls

November 18, 2014 11:00 am | by Groschopp, Inc. | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Working to set the standard for quality in the fractional horsepower motor industry, Groschopp, Inc. introduces a highly reliable, robust, and economical Brushless DC Motor and Control package. Groschopp’s family of brushless DC motors and gearmotors have been tested for pairings with the brushless DC control product line giving engineers a brushless DC motor and control package designed for...

One-Shot Measuring Microscope with Image Processing

November 18, 2014 9:28 am | by Mahr Federal, Inc. | Mahr Federal, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mahr Federal has introduced a new video measuring microscope with image processing capability, the flagship product for a new line of Mahr optical measuring instruments. Designed for the measurement and/or dimensioning of geometric elements, the MarVision QM 300 incorporates an integrated...

6-Slot MicroTCA.4 Chassis Features High Performance Density

November 18, 2014 9:25 am | by VadaTech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

VadaTech, a manufacturer of embedded boards and complete application-ready platforms, now offers a 2U chassis platform that complies to the MicroTCA.4 specification for High Energy Physics and other applications requiring rear IO. The rear IO capability is an attractive option in many Mil/Aero, Physics, Broadcast, Energy, and Network Security designs. ...

Placing Medical Devices in a Position to Succeed

November 18, 2014 7:30 am | by Jim Ford, Manager of Corporate Product Management, Southco | Southco, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Positioning technologies — the adjustable mechanisms that safely support or suspend displays, doors, and panels for optimal use — are a key component of successful medical equipment. Though a smaller piece of the overall design, from the end...

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Search History for 'Lessons Learned'

November 18, 2014 7:30 am | by Deborah Kacera, Regulatory & Industry Strategist, Pilgrim Quality Solutions | Pilgrim Quality Solutions | Blogs | Comments

Increased quality and regulatory oversight, increased demand from an aging population and reduced reimbursements are realities for medical device companies. The Medical Device industry will have to focus on reducing costs in the product...

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