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Has Obamacare Failed?
AthenaHealth CEO Jonathan Bush and Donald S. Bialek, chief medical officer of iVantage Health Analytics, faced off on that question at a conference in Boston this week. 
(September, 2014)
Would You Encourage Your Child To Pursue A Career in Medtech?
You have enjoyed a fulfilling career in medtech, but these are uncertain times. Would you encourage your children to follow in your footsteps? Take our survey to say "yes" or "no" and your reasons for either choice.
(September, 2014)
Conducting Production Line Testing of Medical Electronics
In addition to performing type testing, dielectric-withstand and surge testers can be used for production line testing of electronic medical devices and discrete device components.
(September, 2014)
Mobile App Developers to Congress: HIPAA is Stifling Innovation
  HIPAA is slowing mobile health app innovation and developers want Congress to change that.
(September, 2014)
Good News About TAVR Efficacy Is Sweet Music For This Device Startup
The fate of a California startup hoping to make the TAVR procedure safer for patients is buoyed by continued news about the effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve replacement therapy.  
(September, 2014)
How Dispensing Systems Can Improve Quality in Catheter Assembly
Fluid dispensing systems can provide greater consistency, reliability, and traceability compared with manual catheter bonding operations.
(September, 2014)
3 Years Later, External Pulse Generators Reclassification Lurches On
The down-classification of external pacemaker pulse generator devices from Class III to Class II is uncontroversial, so why the delay? 
(September, 2014)
AT TCT, Medtronic, Edwards Report Good TAVR Data, St. Jude Falters
Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences are proving the safety and effectiveness of TAVR but St. Jude Medical hits a road block. 
(September, 2014)
Here Are Some Medtech Firms Redefining Value In New Health Economy
Opportunities abound for medtech firms willing to rethink and redefine how they operate in this new healthcare marketplace, according to experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers.  
(September, 2014)
How to Hack Your Own Medical Device
Companies are turning to simulated cyber attacks to ensure the security of their medical devices.  
(September, 2014)
A First Look at ISO 11135:2014
The newly released version of the ethylene oxide sterilization standard includes revised definitions, new requirements, and other changes.
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Advancements in Battery and Sensor Technologies
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Advancements in Battery and Sensor Technologies
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - New Business Models
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - New Business Models
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Large OEMs
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Large OEMs
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Better Design and Aesthetics
 5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Better Design and Aesthetics
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Increased Consumer Value
 5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables - Increased Consumer Value
(September, 2014)
5 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Wearables
 These five industry developments are the key for meaningful long-term adoption and engagement with wearables.
(September, 2014)
Validating the Medical Device Laser Welding Process—Figures
      Figure 1: Validation components.                           ...
(September, 2014)
Validating the Medical Device Laser Welding Process—Tables
  Table I: Fixed input factors.                             ...
(September, 2014)
Validating the Medical Device Laser Welding Process
A proven method for systematically improving process and product quality, validation helps to reduce scrap and field failures while enhancing a medical device’s competitiveness.
(September, 2014)
Report: Wearables Funding Hits Record High in 2014
A new report shows venture capital investments in wearables at an all-time high.
(September, 2014)
Carousel Solutions Inspection Finds QS Problems
The violations were found violations in the firm’s work as a specification developer of the Syringe Key and ER-SHOT devices. 
(September, 2014)
3 Trends Shaping The Evolving Medtech Market
A medical technology expert from Ernst & Young provides an overview of three key trends that are shaping the medtech marketplace.
(September, 2014)
4 Tips for Documenting a Quality System Exception
 Patrick Kahl of Abbott Vascular explains how to properly document a quality system exception.
(September, 2014)
5 Global Wearable Health Companies You Likely Never Heard Of (5)
  Oxitone Medical Location: Ashkelon, Israel Product: Oxitone Watch The wrist worn device is able to provide medical grade data on pulse oximetry, he...
(September, 2014)