Mu Young Lee, director of new product solutions at Varian Medical Systems, details the design behind the company’s recently unveiled radiotherapy system and talks about an industry shift in the approach to cancer treatment technologies.
The Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis, used to seal off abdominal aortic aneurysms, launched in Europe 20 years ago. Find out how the product has evolved over the past two decades.
Here are two technologies that you may not immediately connect with healthcare applications, but that could make a big splash in the upcoming years in medical devices.
Defining and managing feasibility activities to assess the technical and market viability of a product is critical to minimizing future project and product risks.
An engineer at the Mayo Clinic shares the simple process that allows him to successfully generate consensus and align stakeholder objectives during the process of developing proof-of-concept devices.
MD+DI and Qmed are joining forces to become a one-stop shop for medtech news and supplier connections.
Qmed is joining forces with MD+DI to become a one-stop shop to keep you up to date on the latest medtech news and connect you with suppliers and service providers. Qmed has been connecting you with medtech suppliers and keeping you informed about the latest industry...
It’s easy to lose track of the “big picture” when you are deep into the design and engineering of a next-generation product. Having a focus on a systems approach is important throughout the process.
Training devices could be developed to help patients avoid errors during self treatment. Joe Reynolds, research manager for Noble Demand for training devices could see an uptick, and for good reason. A number of recently published studies show that use of a training device can have a...
Here are the human factors issues to consider when designing devices for home use versus designing for medical facilities.
Human factors engineering expert encourages medical device designers to study all possible errors and develop designs that help prevent them. "It wasn't that a user forgot, but that the device depended upon the user to remember." Michael Wiklund Michael Wiklund spoke these words during his June 13...
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