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Combo Products: Rules, Regulations, Strategies
By 2019, the global market for combination products is expected to climb to $115.1 billion. But as many medical device manufacturers partner with pharmaceutical companies or develop combination product portfolios, they need to ensure that they have strong quality management systems in place.
(January, 2015)
Should FDA Consider Costs When Reviewing Products?
The Food and Drug Administration has a dual mission to ensure the safety and efficacy of products. But as the healthcare industry is being reconfigured to reward products that bring value, should the agency be looking for economic value too as it reviews a product? Consumers believe it should. A...
(January, 2015)
Stars from Google, NBA to Speak at MD&M West
The architect of Google Glass and a professional-basketball-player-turned-medtech-entrepreneur will be among those sharing their insights at the MD&M West conference and expo in Anaheim, CA, February 10–12, 2015. 
(January, 2015)
J&J Beefing Up Device Product Pipeline: Acuvue Contact Lenses Brand Additions
  Acuvue Contact Lenses Brand Additions J&J’s Acuvue brand is well known for its contact lenses, and new additions to the line will cater to the astigmatism, b...
(January, 2015)
J&J Beefing Up Device Product Pipeline: Calibra Medical Bolus-Only Insulin Patch Pump
  Calibra Medical Bolus-Only Insulin Patch Pump J&J entered the insulin patch pump market back in 2012, when its LifeScan company acquired Calibra Medical, maker of ...
(January, 2015)
J&J Beefing Up Device Product Pipeline: TFN Advanced Proximal Femoral Nailing System
  TFN Advanced Proximal Femoral Nailing System Later this year, J&J’s DePuySynthes company will launch the TFN-ADVANCED Proximal Femoral Nailing System for the...
(January, 2015)
J&J Beefing Up Device Product Pipeline: Echelon Flex Powered Vascular Stapler
  Echelon Flex Powered Vascular Stapler In November 2014 J&J’s Ethicon Endo-Surgery company received 510(k) clearance from FDA to market its Echelon Flex Power...
(January, 2015)
J&J Beefing Up Device Product Pipeline
Will new product launches in the surgical, trauma, diabetes, and ophthalmology spaces be enough to turn around the company's sagging medical device sales in 2015?
(January, 2015)
Here's A Quick Pulse Of The Medtech Industry (13)
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(January, 2015)
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(January, 2015)
Here's A Quick Pulse of The Medtech Industry
A global survey of medtech professionals provides an accurate snapshot of the issues facing and the expectations of the medical device industry. 
(January, 2015)
J&J Opens Up Data From Medical Device Clinical Trials
Will the bellwether company's collaboration spark a trend among other large medical device players?
(January, 2015)
Google Ends Glass Explorer Program
Google has halted its Explorer Program—a kind of "open beta" to try out its Glass augmented reality eyewear—but says future versions of the product are in the works.  
(January, 2015)
Mobile Health: How to Drive the Next Wave of Innovation
Curation and contextualization can help developers to affect or not affect the user and inform them how, when, and where a product will or will not fly.
(January, 2015)
5 Questions Medtech Firms Must Answer When Raising Money
Raising capital hasn't gotten any easier, but formulating good answers to these five questions will improve chances with investors, writes Rik Vandevenne of River Cities Capital Funds.
(January, 2015)