November/December 2014 Digital Edition
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 suppliers, service providers, and medical device OEMs. Check out what your peers had to say about the new year.
It is critical for designers to be mindful of how materials will interact with a given sterilization process, at what stage it will be best implemented, and other variables. Nitrogen Dioxide Sterilization Expands the Designer’s Toolbox highlights a process that offers more flexibility than many of the sterilization options designers may be familiar with.
Maintaining a supply base that has a firm handle on new innovations in the material space will provide any medical device manufacturer with significant benefits. Recognizing this is the key and How to Leverage Materials as a Competitive Advantage helps guide OEMs to success.
In their quest to integrate microchip technology with internal medical devices, a team of Stanford engineers have invented a groundbreaking solution for wirelessly charging devices implanted in the body. Wirelessly Charged Microchip Expands Opportunities for Implantables shares insights on the efforts and innovations that made this possible.