Developing implantable devices takes teamwork at the manufacturing level and partnering with outside experts and government certification bodies. Here is an inside look at how a government certification body can help, and the development paths taken by...
Joyce Laird, Contributing Correspondent for MDT
2.21.2018
10:28pm
Although battery chemistries and their associated structures have improved dramatically over the last decade, original equipment manufacturers must still work their way through a series of technical trade-offs as they try to find the best energy source...
Neil Oliver, Accutronics
2.20.2018
4:37pm
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This article will  assist in the selection process by spelling out the primary differences between DC brushed and brushless motors most often used in applications such as prosthetics, medical tools, or infusion pumps, and how to decide which is best for...
Carsten Horn, Maxon
2.20.2018
3:24pm
A look at how robotic technologies are improving productivity during procedures, enabling users to perform tasks that are more challenging, improve patient comfort, and reducing costs for medical staff and ultimately patients.
Debbie Sniderman, CEO, VI Ventures LLC
2.20.2018
3:15pm
In a recent editorial I identified three lesser-known, but powerful trends that will be shaping the medical device industry for at least the next three to five years. To understand how these meta-trends are affecting our industry (and our jobs) MDT...
Lee H Goldberg
2.20.2018
3:05pm
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The medical engineering community is bracing big-time for a data-driven future where doctors and nurses all have portable devices that can quickly record observations and information on patients and instantly pull up their medical history from secure...
Spencer Chin
2.20.2018
2:53pm
In this issue: Robots invade healthcare, Advanced connectors enable next-gen medical equipment, Tips for choosing motors and batteries, MDT’s readers weigh in on how two meta-trends will affect the industry, their business, and their careers.
Lee Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief, Medical Design Technology
2.20.2018
2:35pm
Electronic Component News (ECN) recognized winners of this year’s Impact Awards program at a dinner, October 22, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, coinciding with the ECIA Executive Conference ...
12.19.2017
3:56pm
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From November 13-16, 2017, the double event that comprised MEDICA, one of the world’s largest medical trade fairs, and COMPAMED, a global showcase for the components, materials, and technologies used in today’s medical care products, fi lled 16 of the...
Lee Goldberg, Editor, Medical Design Technology
12.19.2017
3:54pm
Though several methods will work, only one provides optimized system performance and lifetime function ...
David Vanderbeck, OEM Product Manager, KNF Neuberger, Inc.
12.19.2017
3:52pm
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Safety remains is a critical consideration in power supply design and selection, particularly for medical applications ...
Chris Jones, Marketing Director, Artesyn Embedded Technologies
12.19.2017
3:50pm
The ultra-low-power RF platforms are a key building block in medical wearable designs ...
Majeed Ahmad, Contributing Writer
12.19.2017
3:48pm
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Biomarkers are specific physiological indicators used to determine risk factors for conditions or illness ...
Rob Irwin, Engineering Manager, Molex
12.19.2017
3:46pm
Check out these statistics on surgical and medical instruments manufactured in the U.S. and how many adults are willing to use an app to measure health care metrics ...
12.19.2017
3:43pm
During the conference, I got to spend time with some of the island’s 250+ medical research, design, and manufacturing companies, many of which serve their domestic market as well as doing a brisk trade overseas ...
Lee Goldberg, Editor, Medical Design Technology
12.19.2017
3:37pm
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In this issue of Medical Design Technology, we talk about sensors for monitoring human physiology, RF design for wearables, and liquid waste handling for diagnostics and laboratory equipment.  
12.19.2017
3:32pm
New requirements for destination labeling, brought about by globalization, are on a collision course with the applications of technology that we have become accustomed to.
Ardi Batmanghelidj, President, Innovatum Inc.
10.12.2017
2:54pm
Electromagnetic brakes have become a standard solution in medical devices, but they have drawbacks that include complexity, delayed response time, higher power consumption, and higher cost.
Rocco Dragone, Senior Applications Engineer, SEPAC
10.12.2017
2:48pm
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By integrating a miniature drive, it could become possible to achieve variable focusing, so that the object can always be displayed optimally in sharp focus.
Birgit Bauer, Business Development Manager Health Care PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P
10.12.2017
2:44pm
While various countermeasures have been evaluated and introduced, there is still room for improvement and for technologies to be established.
Susanne Jungmann, Product Manager Liquid Flow Sensors Sensirion AG
10.12.2017
2:36pm
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For medical technology companies, failure to identify, evaluate and correct defects and any other supplier-quality issues can have devastating results, including consumer injuries or fatalities.
Terrance Holbrook, Senior Product Manager, MasterControl
10.12.2017
2:29pm
In this article, we’ll look at the pros and cons of several processing methods, as well as post-fabrication services such as tubing, coating, sheeting, packaging, and sterilization.
Drew Rogers, Global Director of Healthcare & Medical, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
10.12.2017
2:16pm
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This last year, the medical technology industry has seen advancements in implants, artificial organs, and 3D printing that give second chances to people.
Lexie Metzler, Associate Editor
10.12.2017
2:11pm
In this issue, we dive into using miniature drives for endoscopes, technology used in rehabilitation devices, and improving supplier quality. 
10.12.2017
1:48pm
This new technology is a unique metal coating process that atomically bonds directly to a catheter, guide wire, hypotube, stent, or similar component.
Ross Peterson, Marketing Manager, ProPlate and Craig Ingalls, Owner and President, ProPlate
8.3.2017
3:59pm
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We reached out to a few experts to find out if there’s a way to create quality devices while keeping the cost low.
Lexie Metzler, Associate Editor, Medical Design Technology
8.3.2017
3:56pm
That’s where rapid prototyping comes in: providing the catalysis needed to lower the taxing activation energy inherent to medical device design.
Tyler Scherr, UNeMed Corporation
8.3.2017
3:53pm
The medical area is a prime target for these activities because most medical devices are developed using open-source codes that are easily hacked.
Joyce Laird, Contributing Correspondent for MDT
8.3.2017
3:47pm
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It did not hit me until my first trade show why my job is important.
Lexie Metzler, Associate Editor, Medical Design Technology
8.3.2017
3:44pm
Whether you're looking for the latest components and materials, manufacturing equipment, or design and manufacturing services you can count on MDT's 2017/2018 Buyer's Guide to help you find it.
6.28.2017
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Use this index to find your favorite advertisers. 
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An alphabetical list of companies and services. 
6.28.2017
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Use our index to find a specific product or service. 
6.28.2017
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Discover companies for electronic components, facility equipment, hardware, testing, and more! 
6.28.2017
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Healthcare providers are demanding value-based medical devices that deliver enhanced patient outcomes while minimizing patient risk ...
5.22.2017
4:02pm
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Making surgical robots smaller would provide significant benefits ...
Dr. Rodrigo Zapiain, Cambridge Consultants Medical Technology Division
5.22.2017
3:52pm
The two biometric sensor modalities primarily used in medical-grade consumer wearables are based on mature technologies ...
Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, President & Co-Founder, Valencell Inc.
5.22.2017
3:48pm
To maximize the amount of useful information that can be extracted from these probes, they must be positioned with a high degree of accuracy ...
David Henderson, New Scale Technologies
5.22.2017
3:38pm
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Relatively simple robots also could be used to provide specialists with a telepresence that enables them to virtually visit patients in remote clinics ...
Lee Goldberg
5.22.2017
3:25pm
Miniaturizing medical robots...
5.22.2017
3:11pm
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