January 1, 2020 Medical Design Briefs - January 2020 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Features Articles The Future of Connected Health Making a Great Cardio Product Even Better: The Next-Generation Zio Heart Patch Products New Products and Services: January 2020 Medical Design Briefs Product Focus: Motors & Motion Control Product of the Month: January 2020 Medical Design Briefs R & D AI Blood Test Spot Signs of Brain Tumors 3D Printed Plastics with High-Performance Electrical Circuits Magnetic Metamaterial Could Improve MRIs Scientists Replace Metal Collimators with Plastic Analogs Implantable Bioartificial Kidney Achieves Preclinical Milestone Embedding Artificial Muscles into Soft Materials Global Innovations Implants: Protective Membrane Reduces Tissue Buildup From the Editor From the Editor: Building an Improved Network for Connected Medical Devices Technology Leaders Cost-Effective Interconnects for Autoclaved Medical Devices How to Protect Patients from Potential Electrical Failure Tech Briefs Tech Briefs Active Implants Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for NUsurface Meniscus Implant Options for Reducing Friction When Using Silicone Elastomers Injectable, Flexible Electrode Could Replace Rigid Nerve-Stimulating Implants Low-Field MRI Improves Lung, Cardiac Imaging Double-Sided Tape for Tissues Could Replace Surgical Sutures Good Design Controls Are Critical to Avoiding FDA Issues View the discussion thread.