Development
Dec 14, 2011
To answer that question, the "Dude" from the Coen brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski" was the inspiration for one of six personas...
Dec 07, 2011
When designing a device or an assembly line that involves testing, it’s important to know the various forks in the road that will affect the ultimate...
Nov 30, 2011
I was invited down to Florida recently to view some of the advances they’ve made in the medical device space. Representatives from that state have been...
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...