April 2014 Digital Edition
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 Monitoring offers an interview with Walter De Brouwer, CEO of the company.
Implantable devices must be able to exist in a hostile environment without fail. Implantable Pump Seal Improves Service Life and Cuts Power Use offers a case study where proper sealing of a device was essential for success.
As prototype technology becomes more advanced, it can often be difficult to decide whether it is best to go right to a production ready supply partner or first work with a prototype-only component provider. Choosing a Production Prototype Source will help resolve that question.
Two members of MDT’s Editorial Advisory Board responded to questions regarding the medical device space and offered their unique viewpoint on the industry. Look to Board’s Back Page in future issues to see what the other members of the board had to say.