Some are new, some old, but five technologies are making strides and aiding medical device manufacturers produce a quality product.
Virtual reality simulators are often associated more with entertainment or video game technology than something that would serve a true medical benefit; however, that’s not proving to be the case when it comes to using simulators with medical devices.
The local delivery of anti-proliferative compounds from drug eluting stents (DES) has successfully reduced rates of restenosis following stent implantation. However, somewhat higher rates of late stent thrombosis are perceived for DES compared to their bare metal counterparts.
The Project: Find an ERP software solution that will enhance operational efficiency while also reducing costs. The Solution: Syspro’s integrated ERP/CRM offering provides a robust package that satisfies the requirements while also helping to facilitate regulatory compliance.
Medical OEMs face a number of challenges in miniaturizing device designs. Fortunately, new electronic capabilities and technologies are enabling this process to be performed more efficiently.
Parylene is an excellent option for medical device manufacturers seeking a device coating for their product. Unfortunately, specific factors limit its use in certain applications. A new variation offers benefits that address these concerns.
This presentationthe follow-up to an article that appeared in the May issuereviews the physical characteristics of the materials used when designing and manufacturing a combination product.
Device companies are always seeking new methods with which to save time and money in the design and manufacturing processes.
Selecting the right fluid line connector can boost performance and bring enhanced benefits to a medical device. However, with a variety of choices between fittings, luers, and couplings, it is difficult to know which offering would be best indicated for a specific application.
Selecting a membrane to use with a medical device seems like a relatively simple enough process, however, without careful consideration of a number of key factors, a device can fail as a result of an improper choice.
Medical imaging applications, such as CT scanning, move extremely large amounts of data through a system at a very high rate.
By adding robotics to the production line, a company can turbocharge its product quality, reliability, and speed to market. This article will focus on what characteristics should be examined when considering a robotic solution for various tasks.
Audible devices are playing an increasingly critical role in modern healthcare. Unfortunately, device manufacturers may not be aware of all the options available to them when it comes to sound components.
Medical device manufacturers are in a constant search for new and innovative material advances. For implantable devices, they have been seeking alternatives to metal that offer greater advantages. One such material that has been used since the ‘70s is ceramics.
Ball screws can be useful for a variety of medical devices, but ensuring that an application’s requirements are being properly met can be slightly less clear cut. Designers must be familiar with the capabilities of this technology in order to be certain it will fulfill their needs.