A specialist in implantable structures offers ideas on how to drive new materials development.
Hackers have already demanded ransom for removing sensitive patient data. Could your product foil future attacks?
The definition of a biomaterial has evolved over time, but given today's efforts to better characterize medical device biocompatibility, is a catch-all term for some materials misleading?
NuVasive has been in the news this week after it was reported that Smith & Nephew was interested in acquiring the company for more than $3 billion. Neither company has officially commented on the rumored deal.
What should medical device companies be doing to mitigate cybersecurity risks? One expert shared his insight on the subject during MD&M West 2019.
3D printing is once again a hot topic in the world of medical device manufacturers, but is it more than just hype this time?
Three robotics experts at MD&M West looked at the iterative process of developing medical robotic tools and discussed valuable takeaways from watching the industry leader, Intuitive Surgical, rise to the top.
Anthony Chang, MD, said he believes that artificial intelligence is going to have a stronger impact in medtech in the coming years, and spoke about the growing trend, at a panel session on the opening day of MD&M West.
Victor Gura, MD, inventor of the Wearable Artificial Kidney, spoke at MD&M West about design considerations, obstacles, and goals involved with developing a portable dialysis device.
As Zimmer Biomet prepares to enter a surging robotics market, CEO Bryan Hanson said the company wants to make sure the company does it right.
What can manufacturers do so their plastic medical devices don't crack or degrade under more-stringent cleaning?
A chemist and biocompatibility expert offers the latest insights and predictions on medtech biocompatibility testing.
The medical device industry can’t help but work to take a leadership role in the effort to move forward with value-based care. We don’t have a choice.