Technology
Jun 13, 2012
When extracts of a medical device are required for a biocompatibility test protocol, a current practice is to follow the guidance in ISO 10993 Biological...
Jun 07, 2012
At most companies, product development no longer involves the invention of new ideas within the traditionally large, vertically federated R&D department....
Jun 04, 2012
  The general public isn’t as keenly aware of the leaps and bounds made by the medtech industry as it is of the recalls and malpractice lawsuits...
Jun 03, 2012
As a child in India, inventor Mir Imran was already an entrepreneur. He was developing custom toys and selling them to classmates by the time he was eight or...
Jun 01, 2012
The medtech industry is facing profound changes. Healthcare reform has disrupted traditional reimbursement and care models. Technology is advancing at an ever-...
May 29, 2012
Theodore H. Maiman invented first working laser in 1960 while at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California. Soon after that, Maiman’s assistant...
May 29, 2012
OncoSec Medical Inc., whose medical electroporation technology we covered recently, has announced positive results from a Phase IV study involving 81 subjects...
May 18, 2012
If a physician’s goal is to alleviate patients’ suffering, then Richard Hassett has his dream job. A neurologist by background, Hassett is...
May 15, 2012
MD+DI: How did the founding of Qforma come about? What were the unmet market needs? Kelly Myers, president of Qforma Kelly Myers: When we first...
May 11, 2012
Smartphones, tablets, and mobile apps are changing the physician-patient dynamic. They are empowering patients to take better control of managing their health...