Development
Nov 23, 2011
I wrote a blog recently for our sister site, EMDT, where I discussed how many OEMs are going to Europe to design, test, and even sell their medical devices...
Nov 23, 2011
A few years ago Rob Stupplebeen was tasked with redesigning toric contact lenses (lenses for people with astigmatism). He was excited by the opportunity to...
Nov 21, 2011
Henry Ford is often quoted as saying "If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse."  A similar thought was...
Oct 28, 2011
Last week, I asked "What Does It Take to Innovate in Medtech?" and cited a talk by Josh Makower, MD, the founder and CEO of Exploramed, who explains...
Oct 19, 2011
Last year at Stanford, Josh Makower, MD, the founder and CEO of Exploramed, gave a talk titled "The Perfect Storm in Medtech." Makower, who formerly...
Oct 07, 2011
The Henry Ford Health System Innovation Institute is a new think tank for creating medical products opening in Detroit. It stands as part of a biomedical and...
Oct 06, 2011
By Josh Simon Periodically, I like to muse on the business of hydrophilic and lubricious coatings. A few such articles appear on my Hydrophilic Coatings Blog...
Sep 26, 2011
By Tricia Rodewald To say that there’ve been sleepless nights over healthcare reform, also known as the Affordable Care Act of 2010, would probably be...
Sep 23, 2011
Bill Betten, an experienced engineer with extensive experience in the medical device industry is the latest member to join MD+DI's editorial advisory board (...
Sep 02, 2011
The idea of growing a medical device hub (or "cluster," if you prefer, in case the word "hub" triggers flashbacks to soul-deadening...