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Keeping Glucose Stable at the Hospital Bedside
Admetsys, the winner of MD+DI’s Medtech Startup Showdown 2017, has developed a closed-loop system for blood glucose control in the hospital setting.
(May, 2017)
Bos Sci’s Leadless Pacer Proves Feasibility
Researchers have shown that the company’s in-development leadless pacemaker successfully delivers anti-tachycardia pacing and works in tandem with the subcutaneous ICD. What’s next for the technology?
(May, 2017)
Patients with Parkinson’s Get Their Say on Device Trial Design
The first-of-its-kind research collaboration between the Medical Device Innovation Consortium, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, FDA, and others is one step closer to designing trials with significance levels that dial in patient preferences.
(May, 2017)
The 4 Essential Elements of Device Design Today
The 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards finalists prioritized ease of use, patient centricity, and increasing value to the healthcare system. 
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
Signia Powered Stapling SystemThe Signia Powered Stapler is a modular, semi-reusable system designed to deliver the entire portfolio of Medtronic stapling reloads. Through the use of an algorithm, Signia provides surgeons with active feedback about target tissues and adjust its firing speed to optim...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists: Vote for Your Favorite
The jurors have already made their decision, and the winners of the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards will be announced at a special ceremony at MD&M East on June 13, 2017.But MD+DI is also giving readers the chance to choose their favorite products. Cast your vote in our...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
SAMBASAMBA is a diagnostic tool for monitoring HIV treatment efficacy and early infant diagnosis for patients in resource-poor settings where the burden of HIV is greatest. It is an accurate “sample in, result out” system enabling patients to receive same-day results and treatment at remote clin...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
SAMBASAMBA is a diagnostic tool for monitoring HIV treatment efficacy and early infant diagnosis for patients in resource-poor settings where the burden of HIV is greatest. It is an accurate “sample in, result out” system enabling patients to receive same-day results and treatment at remote clin...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
ePlexThe ePlex system is a sample-to-answer instrument designed to perform multiplex molecular testing for infectious disease diagnostic in high-risk patients. Physicians can quickly and effectively identify bacterial, viral, and fungal infections, as well as antibiotic resistance markers to aid in ...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
FreeStyle LibreThe FreeStyle Libre system measures glucose for people with diabetes, removing the need for routine finger pricking.Manufacturer: Abbott LaboratoriesDesign and Supply Credits: Entered By: Abbott Laboratories                    &nb...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
ADEXUSDx hCG TestThe ADEXUSDx hCG Test uses a drop of blood to test for a variety of conditions, illnesses, and diseases and provides results in minutes.Manufacturer: NOWDiagnosticsDesign and Supply Credits: Entered By: NOWDiagnostics                  &nb...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
Testing and Diagnostic Products and Systems                    Which devices are worthy of MDEA top honors? Find out at a special awards ceremony June 13, 2017, at MD&M East in New York City.  
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
OASUS - Open Area Support SystemThe Open Area Support System (OASUS) provides users of all ages with affordable, area mobility, fall prevention, and body weight support. It allows unrestricted front and back, lateral, and rotational freedom to safely improve walking mobility and provide gait therapy...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
LinxLinx is a fully integrated, microprocessor-controlled lower limb system for above-knee amputees. Combining four microprocessors and seven situational awareness sensors for control and balanced limb loading, the knee and ankle units communicate continuously to adjust resistance and speed for ease...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
KinnexFreedom Kinnex is a microprocessor-controlled hydraulic prosthetic ankle/foot system that monitors sensors to control plantar and dorsiflexion resistance. Apps available to both clinicians and patients allow for customization to suite each patient needs.Manufacturer: Freedom Innovations, LLCDe...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
EargoEargo utilizes patented Flexi Fibers to suspend a hearing device in the ear canal, making it virtually invisible and allowing bass sounds to pass through creating a more natural sounding experience. The device also has a rechargeable battery.Manufacturer: EargoDesign and Supply Credits: Entered...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products                    Which devices are worthy of MDEA top honors? Find out at a special awards ceremony June 13, 2017, at MD&M East in New York City.  
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
VECTRA WB360 3DVECTRA WB360 is a 3-D, whole-body imaging solution that captures nearly the entire skin surface in macro-quality resolution with a single capture. The integrated software allows clinicians to map, measure, and track pigmented lesions, and  record and monitor distributed skin dise...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
sonicVacThe sonicVac is the first device to combine low frequency direct contact ultrasound with aspiration. Its intended use is the surgical debridement of wounds including diabetic foot ulcers, burn wounds, pressure, and venous leg ulcers. The sonicVac is a single-use, sterile disposable device us...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
Hologic Affirm Prone Biopsy TableThe Affirm Prone system is a dedicated prone biopsy system for 2-D or 3-D imaging-guided biopsies. The system is designed to better target lesions, and offer significant user workflow improvements and an improved patient experience.Manufacturer: Hologic Corp.Design a...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
GeriThe Geri incubator combines a low-cost imaging system within each individually controlled patient incubator chamber, enabling embryologists to assess embryo development without taking the embryo out of its optimal environment.Manufacturer: Genea BiomedxDesign and Supply Credits: Planet Innovatio...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
EyeOP1Glaucoma and ocular hypertension affects around 120 million people worldwide and is a leading cause of blindness. EyeOP1 from EYE TECH CARE is the only device based on focused ultrasound to reduce intraocular pressure and slow the progression of Glaucoma and ocular hypertension. The three-minu...
(April, 2017)
2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
AmiCOREThe AmiCORE Apheresis System is an automated blood cell separator that collects a leukoreduced single or double dose of platelets by centrifugation using a single use disposable kit. The device collects the platelets and storage plasma through a single venipuncture site and returns the remain...
(April, 2017)