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Micro Devices Deliver Big Blood Results
Micro Devices Deliver Big Blood Results
RMIT University
Melbourne, Australia
www.rmit.edu.au

When you’re working with a fluid as hypersensitive as blood, it pays to have specialists on board.

Micro Devices Deliver Big Blood Results
Features : Test & Measurement
EMC for Medical Devices: EN/IEC 60601-1-2, 4th Edition
EMC for Medical Devices: EN/IEC 60601-1-2, 4th Edition

The fourth edition IEC/EN 60601-1-2 (4th Edition) will become a mandatory standard covering safety for medical devices on December 31, 2018.1,2 As with any new...

EMC for Medical Devices: EN/IEC 60601-1-2, 4th Edition
Features : Medical
Miniature Connections Drive Advances in Emerging Neuro Technologies
Miniature Connections Drive Advances in Emerging Neuro Technologies

The value of neuromodulation devices is that they offer a “third option” in the treatment of neurological disorders — one that can provide drug-free relief from...

Miniature Connections Drive Advances in Emerging Neuro Technologies
Features : Medical
Increase Dental Implant Longevity with Bio-functional TiN and DLC Coatings
Increase Dental Implant Longevity with Bio-functional TiN and DLC Coatings

Artificial dental implants are the most reliable restoration option available for mature tooth loss. Despite their long potential lifespan, poor integration into the...

Increase Dental Implant Longevity with Bio-functional TiN and DLC Coatings
Features : Packaging & Sterilization
Four-Step Plastic Testing Protocol: Making Informed Design and Material Decisions
Four-Step Plastic Testing Protocol: Making Informed Design and Material Decisions

Medical devices across the United States must not only keep pace with advances in technology but also with the increased use of harsh solvents and...

Four-Step Plastic Testing Protocol: Making Informed Design and Material Decisions
Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Seven Steps to Successful Contract Manufacturing for the Medical Industry
Seven Steps to Successful Contract Manufacturing for the Medical Industry

Contract manufacturing, or outsourcing, has typically been associated with a company using an offshore manufacturer and lower labor rates to produce their products at...

Seven Steps to Successful Contract Manufacturing for the Medical Industry
Features : Medical
Improving Cancer Screening by Design
Improving Cancer Screening by Design

Every year, 50,000 Americans die from colorectal cancer, a common cancer that is easy to detect and can be effectively treated if caught in its earliest stages. Unfortunately, 38 percent of Americans...

Improving Cancer Screening by Design
Features : Robotics, Automation & Control
Collaborative Robots Fill Automation Gaps For Medical Device Manufacturers
Collaborative Robots Fill Automation Gaps For Medical Device Manufacturers

When small and mid-sized medical device manufacturers envision a robot, many think of either huge industrial robots working in fenced-off areas in large factories or...

Collaborative Robots Fill Automation Gaps For Medical Device Manufacturers
Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Tailoring Plastics Joining Methods to DIVERSE Medical Device Needs
Tailoring Plastics Joining Methods to DIVERSE Medical Device Needs

The European Commission defines personalized medicine as, “a medical approach tailored to the patient or a group of patients for prevention, prediction and treatment . . ....

Tailoring Plastics Joining Methods to DIVERSE Medical Device Needs
Features : Tubing & Extrusion
Ensuring Injection Molding Quality for Medical Devices
Ensuring Injection Molding Quality for Medical Devices

Plastics are incredibly versatile. There are thousands of types available to satisfy a myriad of medical applications. Yet, certain plastics present special challenges during the...

Ensuring Injection Molding Quality for Medical Devices
Features : Materials
A New Generation of Artificial Retinas Based on 2D Materials
A New Generation of Artificial Retinas Based on 2D Materials
University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, TX
www.utexas.edu
Seoul National University,
Seoul, South Korea
www.useoul.edu

Scientists report they have...

A New Generation of Artificial Retinas Based on 2D Materials
Features : Electronics & Computers
Using LCP-Based Flexible Substrates for Medical Smart Sensor Applications
Using LCP-Based Flexible Substrates for Medical Smart Sensor Applications

Medical devices require sensors that are miniaturized, highly reliable and integrated, cost-effective, hermetic, and biocompatible. By combining thin film technology...

Using LCP-Based Flexible Substrates for Medical Smart Sensor Applications
Features : Medical
RFID for Medical Device and Surgical Instrument Tracking
RFID for Medical Device and Surgical Instrument Tracking

Ensuring patient safety and quality of care has become an increasingly technology-reliant process for most healthcare providers. With 4,000 reported “retained surgery items” cases...

RFID for Medical Device and Surgical Instrument Tracking
Features : Test & Measurement
Reusable Medical Devices: BI Selection, Overkill Validation Approaches, and First-Time Validation Pass Rates in Common Healthcare Steam Sterilization Cycles
Reusable Medical Devices: BI Selection, Overkill Validation Approaches, and First-Time Validation Pass Rates in Common Healthcare Steam Sterilization Cycles

When validating the steam sterilization instructions for a reusable medical device,...

Reusable Medical Devices: BI Selection, Overkill Validation Approaches, and First-Time Validation Pass Rates in Common Healthcare Steam Sterilization Cycles
Features : Medical
SPECIAL REPORT: MEDINNOVATION BOSTON 2018
SPECIAL REPORT: MEDINNOVATION BOSTON 2018

The medical device industry is built on innovation and invention. They are the drivers of change and evolution in this industry. But bringing these emerging technologies to market can be challenging....

SPECIAL REPORT: MEDINNOVATION BOSTON 2018
Features : Electronics & Computers
Designing a System to Obtain Electrodermal Activity for Wearables
Designing a System to Obtain Electrodermal Activity for Wearables

In recent years, activity trackers and other wearable electronic devices have gained popularity due to users’ desire to monitor, measure, and track using various real-time...

Designing a System to Obtain Electrodermal Activity for Wearables
Features : Medical
Real-Time Ultraflexible Sensor Improves Inflammation Testing
Real-Time Ultraflexible Sensor Improves Inflammation Testing
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
www.hku.hk

Unlike their inorganic counterparts like silicon, organic semiconductors can operate under conditions such as...

Real-Time Ultraflexible Sensor Improves Inflammation Testing
Features : Materials
‘Smart Stent’ Detects Narrowing of Arteries
‘Smart Stent’ Detects Narrowing of Arteries
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
news.ubc.ca

For every three individuals who have had a stent implanted to keep clogged arteries open and prevent a heart...

‘Smart Stent’ Detects Narrowing of Arteries
Features : Information Technology
Securing the Future of Healthcare through the Right Cybersecurity Architecture
Securing the Future of Healthcare through the Right Cybersecurity Architecture

In 2017, the healthcare industry experienced a dramatic surge in cyberattacks. Thousands of healthcare organizations around the world suffered various attacks...

Securing the Future of Healthcare through the Right Cybersecurity Architecture
Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Getting the Most from Your Extrusion Tooling
Getting the Most from Your Extrusion Tooling

By utilizing state-of-the-art production equipment and processes, machining tolerances are held extremely close on today's multi-lumen and multilayer medical tubing. It is important to note that...

Getting the Most from Your Extrusion Tooling
Features : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
In-Wheel Suspension on SoftWheels Provides Smooth Ride for Wheelchair Users
In-Wheel Suspension on SoftWheels Provides Smooth Ride for Wheelchair Users

Daniel Barel's initial objective was straightforward. He wanted to make life more comfortable for people who are confined to wheelchairs. Curbs, different surfaces,...

In-Wheel Suspension on SoftWheels Provides Smooth Ride for Wheelchair Users
Features : Medical
Miniaturized Wireless Medical Wearables
Miniaturized Wireless Medical Wearables

Traditionally, small chip antennas used in RF-enabled medical devices have required a designated ground “keep out” area to minimize interference from other components and ensure the ideal radiation...

Miniaturized Wireless Medical Wearables
Features : Medical
Using Optical 3D Scanning to Measure the Human Body
Using Optical 3D Scanning to Measure the Human Body

The latest advances in 3D technologies are revolutionizing the ability to measure the human body, and this is having a tremendous impact on the healthcare industry and in the development of...

Using Optical 3D Scanning to Measure the Human Body
Features : Markets
Orthopedic Replacement Implants Market: Drivers and Developments
Orthopedic Replacement Implants Market: Drivers and Developments

The global market for minor orthopedic replacement implants exceeded $1.5 billion in 2017. Analysts from The Business Research Company forecast the market value to grow at a...

Orthopedic Replacement Implants Market: Drivers and Developments
Features : Internet of Things
Microservices Drive Digital and Connected Health Efficiencies and Growth
Microservices Drive Digital and Connected Health Efficiencies and Growth

Healthcare is poised for significant change over the coming years as a result of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, sensors,...

Microservices Drive Digital and Connected Health Efficiencies and Growth
Features : Markets
Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide
Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide

For decades, the pharmaceutical industry has focused its drug-development strategies around the use of organic or biologically derived compounds. Among numerous successes are also a...

Advances in Nano-Therapeutics: Spotlight on Cerium Oxide
Features : Motion Control
Selecting Gearhead Technology for Medical Imaging Equipment
Selecting Gearhead Technology for Medical Imaging Equipment

CT scanners have far greater accuracy than x-ray technology but place more demands on patients. Getting the high precision, three-dimensional images necessary for accurate diagnosis...

Selecting Gearhead Technology for Medical Imaging Equipment
Features : Robotics, Automation & Control
Exoskeletons, Surgical Robotics Drive Advances in Motion System Technologies
Exoskeletons, Surgical Robotics Drive Advances in Motion System Technologies

New technologies are coming along every day that are designed to make an engineer's life easier when attempting to fulfill his or her motion control system needs....

Exoskeletons, Surgical Robotics Drive Advances in Motion System Technologies
Features : Medical
Digital Manufacturing Helps Revolutionize Surgical Stapler
Digital Manufacturing Helps Revolutionize Surgical Stapler

Modern science has allowed surgeons to fix the human body amazingly fast yet leave behind only small traces where repairs were performed. One of the more commonly used methods to...

Digital Manufacturing Helps Revolutionize Surgical Stapler
Features : FDA/Regulatory
Disposables Lead the Way to Fighting HAIs, Preventing Errors
Disposables Lead the Way to Fighting HAIs, Preventing Errors

A key driver of the medical disposables market is the desire to minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Healthcare providers are turning to disposable...

Disposables Lead the Way to Fighting HAIs, Preventing Errors

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