When two friend experienced the hardship of caring for stroke patients in their families, they decided to use their engineering and business expertise to create a more efficient system to help stroke patients regain their mobility. The result was a...
Scott Kim, NEOFECT USA
10.24.2016
11:03am
Securing connected medical devices presents an entirely new set of challenges to the designer. They must be able to communicate easily with each other as well as with any cloud-based resources they might be associated with. At the same time, they must be...
Lee H Goldberg
10.21.2016
4:55pm
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Recently, Parker Hannifin conducted a series of in-depth interviews with engineers working for clinical diagnostic and analytical chemistry instrument manufacturers. Many of the questions asked addressed the kinds of component performance improvements...
Donald S. McNeil - Sr. Product Manager, Parker Hannifin
10.21.2016
4:39pm
Traditionally, manufacturers of medical devices have been wary of designing in Lithium Ion batteries, mainly due to reasons of safety. This article will familiarize you with the technologies, standards, and certifications which allow designers to select...
Michael Müller, Product Manager, RRC power solutions
10.21.2016
4:26pm
The PoC transition has occurred in a number of waves, each enabled by technological innovations. Past and current innovations like this are what will allow the PoC to be taken beyond clinical applications.
Nick Rollings, a principal engineer in the Medical Technology Division at Cambridge Consultants
10.12.2016
12:58pm
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Wearable devices present a number of difficulties for PCB designers that rigid boards do not. Here are some of those problems and what designers can do to alleviate them.
Mark Forbes - Director of Marketing Content, Altium
10.12.2016
12:34pm
To rise to these opportunities and competitive pressures, medical device contractors can partner with leading material suppliers to develop customized products tailored to meet OEM requirements. Innovative material providers can give contractors access...
10.12.2016
12:25pm
To rise to these opportunities and competitive pressures, medical device contractors can partner with leading material suppliers to develop customized products tailored to meet OEM requirements. Innovative material providers can give contractors access...
Miguel Solivan and Nancy De Ceuster, Vancive Medical Technologies
10.12.2016
12:23pm
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The Medical Design Technology editorial team is busy fine-tuning our portfolio to better serve your needs in print and online. As part of this process, we're turning to you, our readers for guidance. Our online reader poll will give you a chance...
10.12.2016
12:19pm
With the value, demand and volume of healthcare data rising exponentially, there are plenty of factors for connected equipment designers to consider. Below are solutions to four challenges all medical device OEMs will face as they prepare for the future...
10.12.2016
12:10pm
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EMI suppression filters are a critical component in implantable medical devices because they provide effective, reliable, cost effective protection from external electronic interference that can degrade device performance. As such, engineers who design...
10.12.2016
11:55am
For the medical industry’s 3D printing professionals, from materials and processes to design and finishing requirements, it’s critical to understand projects holistically. Doing so will not only prevent potential budget overruns and headaches, but it...
10.12.2016
11:48am
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10.12.2016
11:35am
Although many design engineers rarely think about packaging, it may be time to take a second look at the stuff that holds, protects and presents the products they work so hard to create.
Lee Goldberg
8.8.2016
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Jim Brown, Medical Business Unit Manager, CPC
8.8.2016
11:15am
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8.8.2016
10:58am
Whether you're looking for the latest components and materials, manufacturing equipment, or design and manufacturing services you can count on MDT's  2016/2017 Buyer's Guide to help you find it.
6.28.2016
12:01pm
In this issue, articles cover automating microplate handling instruments, exploring the many "layers" of tubing selection, the danger of electrical counterfeits in healthcare facilities, a Q&A on wireless charging, the impact of IEC 62304 from a...
MDT Staff
5.16.2016
11:02am
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In this issue, articles cover understanding the validation for VDmax sterilization, how hernia repair leads the way in resorbable implant solutions, a disposable patch that monitors vitals in and out of the hospital, "creep vs. anti-creep"...
MDT Staff
3.22.2016
11:22am
In this issue, articles cover industry perspectives on what's ahead for medical device development in 2016, the immense opportunities for 3D printing in healthcare, innovations in insulin delivery devices, an "ask the experts" from peers in the...
MDT Staff
12.18.2015
11:02am
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In this issue, articles cover the adhesive choice for in vitro diagnostic testing, the challenges and potential of wearable "smart fabric" sensing, ten tips that connect fluid handling with in vitro diagnostic technology, how robotic solutions aid...
MDT Staff
10.9.2015
2:34pm
In this issue, articles cover the capacity for miniaturizing medical electronics, the challenges of human factors engineering for home healthcare technology, five ways to avoid critical testing errors for regulatory submissions, an "ask the experts" from...
MDT Staff
9.18.2015
9:58am
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This issue's articles cover the complexities of designing surgical robots, powering portable home healthcare devices, why PTFE coatings are still the gold standard, a roundtable discussion on the assembly challenges of shrinking...
MDT Staff
8.17.2015
8:50am
The MDT Buyers' Guide is a comprehensive directory that includes an array of technology and service categories critical to designers and manufacturers of medical devices. From products to services, the Guide covers a full range of resources...
MDT Staff
6.26.2015
3:00pm
This issue's articles cover an elegant delivery solution for dispensing unit-of-use reagents for POC medical diagnostic devices, the advantages of custom bearing design, six mantras for medical device manufacturers, design considerations for integrated...
MDT Staff
5.8.2015
4:02pm
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In this month's cover feature... Every project is going to have unexpected challenges. The project team needs to analyze the situation and respond quickly to keep the project on-track. Experience is key. If working with seasoned medical device...
MDT Staff
3.17.2015
3:00pm
This issue, the cover feature is the annual Perspectives “What’s Ahead” piece. We’ve reached out to an array of industry professionals and gotten their opinions about what the medtech community can expect in 2015. We received responses from...
MDT Staff
12.17.2014
2:28pm
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With the advantages plastics can offer, along with the flexibility in material selection and physical characteristics, it’s no wonder why molding is used to some degree in a large percentage of medical device designs. Moving Molding Forward is a...
MDT Staff
10.21.2014
3:22pm
Designers developing medical devices that are introduced into the body through a catheter or similar solution have very specific characteristics that need to be achieved for that transfer system. Streamlined Process for Wire-Reinforced Catheters and...
MDT Staff
9.24.2014
4:57pm
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As humans integrate more electronics into their bodies to monitor their health, new ICs are expected to extract ambient energy from their surroundings to power these revolutionary devices, explains Niranjan Pathare of Texas Instruments in our Cover Story...
MDT Staff
8.21.2014
10:40am
The MDT Buyers' Guide is a comprehensive directory that includes an array of technology and service categories critical to designers and manufacturers of medical devices. From products to services, the Guide covers a full range of resources needed...
6.26.2014
4:57pm
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In May, there are three presentations that contribute to the cover focus of in vitro diagnostics. “RFID Enables a Clear Line of Sight to Time Savings” highlights the use of RFID to track compounds, chemicals, and reagents; while “The Role of Polymer...
MDT Staff
5.13.2014
4:39pm
Scanadu emerges with the largest step in home healthcare innovation since the thermometer, championing an elite field of medical device companies utilizing crowdfunding and early 3D printing. Crowdfunding and 3D Printing for Vital Signs...
4.15.2014
10:03am
When developing an electronic medical device, there are many factors that need to be considered. “Designing-In Batteries for Medical Devices” looks at battery standards and the design issues most frequently encountered when designing-in batteries.
3.11.2014
2:54pm
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Advances in materials and processing refinements make new medical device designs possible. Extruding the Best Out of Multilumen Tubing explores key factors of the multilumen extrusion process as they are used by processors and engineers...
2.20.2014
4:01pm
While 2013 proved challenging for the medical device industry, 2014 is going to be just as dynamic. The cover feature offers a collection of perspectives on what to expect in the next year...
MDT Staff
12.6.2013
12:55pm
In an effort to advance the benefits that lasers can offer to surgeons, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center partnered with a motor and motion control specialist to fabricate an endoscopic laser scalpel that incorporates a remote-controlled beam...
MDT Staff
10.3.2013
4:42pm
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While the use of disposables in healthcare is certainly nothing new, their implementation as instrumentation in orthopedic procedures is. “Disposables in the O.R.” takes a look at the benefits of this trend.
9.5.2013
12:04pm
Innovative control technology offers medical professionals and technicians the potential to do much more with diagnostic imaging equipment. “A New Dimension in Diagnostics,” this issue's cover story, looks at intuitive controls for radiological...
8.27.2013
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