Technology
Jul 02, 2012
Plastic medical part production presents numerous design and production challenges, including aesthetic and functional design, and manufacturing optimization....
Jun 29, 2012
The increasing shift to outsourced production and assets in the medical device industry is following paths of other industries such as automotive, consumer...
Jun 28, 2012
The cardiac surgery device market encompasses devices that are used during heart procedures. These procedures include correcting heart defects and treating...
Jun 28, 2012
For the past several months, Kem Hawkins has been quoted in the press mainly for his strong opposition to the device tax. However, as president of the largest...
Jun 15, 2012
  When I sat down with Kem Hawkins last week at Cook Medical’s headquarters in Bloomington, IN, the first question I had to raise was, of course,...
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-...