Since battery powered medical devices vary widely in their power requirements, designers must choose carefully between consumer grade and industrial grade batteries. This article provides a clear set of criteria to assist designers in choosing the...
Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries
4.19.2018
5:22pm
In 2016 alone, three million Americans who were prescribed opioid based painkillers for temporary relief after surgery were still using the highly addictive drugs three months after they should have discontinued them. This article explores some of the...
Annie Keller, Contributing Writer
4.19.2018
5:04pm
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Innovation in electronics and energy storage is changing the way implantable medical devices are powered. Here is an in-depth look at how integrated circuit (IC) designers and energy storage manufacturers are powering the devices that extend and improve...
Maria Guerra, Contributing Editor
4.19.2018
4:52pm
Imaging sensors and Transducers are key components in today's imaging systems, transmitting energy into various body organs, and sensing the resulting reflected or conducted emissions. In this article, we'' explore some of the advances in semiconductor...
Debbie Sniderman, CEO, VI Ventures LLC
4.19.2018
4:42pm
Using 3D modeling/virtual reality to reflect all the complexities of a living heart, and how it reacts when invaded or stimulated pushes the technology beyond anything previously attempted. Creating this was an enormous challenge that taxed the resources...
Joyce Laird, Contributing Correspondent for MDT
4.19.2018
4:28pm
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The concept of using computer modeling to simulate functions of various devices and systems is not new, but continuing advances in 3-D modeling software are enabling engineers and scientists to achieve breathtakingly high degrees  of detail and realism...
Spencer Chin
4.19.2018
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In this issue: Simulation of the living heart opens new horizons for cardiac care, Advances in medical imaging sensors and transducers, Insights on powering implantable devices, Medical devices help battle the opioid crisis, Optimizing battery power for...
4.19.2018
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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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The ultra-low-power RF platforms are a key building block in medical wearable designs ...
Majeed Ahmad, Contributing Writer
12.19.2017
3:48pm
Biomarkers are specific physiological indicators used to determine risk factors for conditions or illness ...
Rob Irwin, Engineering Manager, Molex
12.19.2017
3:46pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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
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In this issue, we dive into using miniature drives for endoscopes, technology used in rehabilitation devices, and improving supplier quality. 
10.12.2017
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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.
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