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Little 3D Helpers

February 26, 2014 2:25 pm | by Greg Whiteside, Key Account Manager, North America, HARTING Technology Group | Harting, Inc. | Comments

Molded Interconnect Devices (MID) enable the production of miniaturized medical devices which deliver higher functionality while offering lower costs. HARTING is one of most experienced and competent providers of precision 3D-MID components...

Polycarbonate-Based Bone Fixation Device Helps Speed Patient Recovery

February 25, 2014 1:59 pm | by Bayer | Bayer Materialscience, Llc | Comments

Medical device manufacturers are developing products that are less invasive, contribute to faster medical procedures and help speed patient recovery. To accomplish this, they are increasingly utilizing advanced, biocompatible thermoplastics...

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‘Home’ Is Where the Heart Is (Part 2)

February 24, 2014 2:19 pm | by Tony Zarola, Strategic Marketing Manager, Healthcare | Comments

Many reports, papers, and studies have been written about the benefits of remote health monitoring, but when you look at the number of companies and institutions that are investing time and energy incorporating VSM (vital sign monitoring)...

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‘Home’ Is Where the Heart Is (Part 1)

February 21, 2014 2:55 pm | by Tony Zarola, Strategic Marketing Manager, Healthcare | Analog Devices, Inc. | Comments

When the term “home health monitoring” was coined, the reference was not limited to the four walls we live between but rather to the monitoring of an individual’s vital signs when he or she was outside the hospital environment. Since the...

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Women Engineers Work to Invigorate the Industry

February 19, 2014 2:45 pm | by Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor | Comments

Peter Finn was recently promoted to the position of deputy executive director and chief learning officer of the The Society of Women Engineers (SWE). In this interview, Finn discusses his new role and SWE’s commitment towards promoting women...

Steps to Position Your Supply Chain for Innovation and Growth

February 19, 2014 12:18 pm | by Denise Odenkirk, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, GHX | Comments

Multiple factors are converging in the medical device industry to drive manufacturers toward growth via mergers and acquisitions (M&A) versus relying solely on organic growth of their existing portfolios. One factor is the U.S. regulatory...

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Brace Yourself

February 18, 2014 2:12 pm | by David Mantey, Editor-in-Chief, PD&D | Comments

Breg attempts to shake up hip brace design by engineering a post-operative rehab product that patients actually wear. This article looks at the development process with a specific focus on each significant area, including materials, collaboration...

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The Demand for Accuracy, Cost-Efficiency, and Versatility in Diagnostics

February 18, 2014 9:57 am | by Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor | Comments

The medical device industry is one of the single most important benefactors in allowing significant progress to occur in the medical field. Physicians and patients supply the demand, while medical devices supply the tools and means necessary...

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BioPlotting Is People

February 12, 2014 1:57 pm | by Chris Fox, Managing Editor | Comments

One of the more innovative, and potentially world-changing areas of 3D printing revolves around the medical industry and producing printable implants and organs. EnvisionTEC’s 3D-Bioplotter was first conceived in ...    

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Complying with Product Data Sharing Requirements Under UDI

February 4, 2014 2:03 pm | by Denise Odenkirk, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, GHX | Comments

In this article, we’ll examine the FDA’s product data sharing requirements under the UDI rule, the challenges most medical device manufacturers face in complying with this legislation, and factors medical device manufacturers should take...

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Restoring Sight with Laser Fit Lenses

January 31, 2014 1:35 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor, PD&D | Comments

The concept of the contact lens was described by Leonardo da Vinci in 1508. Lacking the technology to realize his idea, the first contact wasn't created until centuries later. "They used to take molds of the eye, like dental molds," explains...

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Prototyping the Catalyst One Analyzer Instrument

January 30, 2014 4:25 pm | by Proto Labs | Proto Labs, Inc. | Comments

IDEXX Laboratories provides veterinarians, researchers, and municipalities with analytical systems and diagnostic products and services. In 2008 the company introduced the Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyzer, which performs 27 different tests of...

5 Reasons for Medical SMBs to Leverage PLM for Enterprise Quality Management

January 29, 2014 4:02 pm | by Chuck Cimalore, CTO and Co-Founder, Omnify Software | Omnify Software | Comments

The fast pace of new technology, emerging market opportunities, and competition, leave medical device executives, particularly those in the small to medium size (SMB) space, in an environment where they must continually innovate with flawless...

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Workflow Analysis and Medical Device Development

January 28, 2014 11:27 am | by Michelle Jones, Technical Writer | Comments

Workflow analysis has been a central part of business improvement for several years now; however, it is still a relatively new concept in medical device engineering. Medical device development is a rapidly growing industry and globalization...

Transforming the Medical Devices Industry Through Unique Device Identification

January 27, 2014 12:36 pm | by Rajeev Kapoor & Chris Paddison, A.T. Kearney | Comments

As consumers, of course, we’re all familiar with bar codes. But consider the profound transformations resulting from this universal product identifier. Today’s consumer-goods industries rely on bar code–powered innovations in inventory... 

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