Analysis
Jun 10, 2009
In March 2009, APIC conducted an online poll of members to determine the effects of the economic decline on infection prevention departments. The APIC...
Jun 08, 2009
Nerac Analyst Richard Hendriks, Ph.D., will present a session titled, “Retinal Implants Open the Shutters on Blindness ,” at the ASME Emerging...
Mar 20, 2009
ASM International, the materials information society, launched Materials & Processes for Medical Devices in 2003 to fill the knowledge gap between...
Jan 09, 2009
Biocoat Inc. (Horsham, PA) announced that a new Hydrophilic Coatings blog has recently been created and linked to the company's Web site. The company says the...
Dec 09, 2008
The Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998 is a critical piece of legislation for raw materials suppliers. However, it is also key that device manufacturers...
Nov 03, 2008
A scientific panel has formally urged FDA to rethink a recent conclusion that a chemical used in baby bottles and infant formula packing is safe at current...
Oct 10, 2008
The new CMS doesn't reimburse for nosocomial infections. But the new rules can provide device and diagnostics companies with an opportunity to develop new...
Aug 18, 2008
Reuters reports that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has created tiny amounts of a synthetic version of heparin. The researcher hope it will avoid the risk of...
Aug 05, 2008
Great video that was posted last month about how biomaterials science is driving nanotechnology. Ogan Gurel interviews Chad Mirkin, PhD who is a professor of...
Jul 23, 2008
In 2003 Boston Scientific received 510(k) clearance for guglielmi detachable coils for the treatment of certain high-risk types of brain aneurysms. The product...