Features : Materials
E-beam Sterilization: The Impact on Skin-Contact Adhesives for Medical Applications
E-beam Sterilization: The Impact on Skin-Contact Adhesives for Medical Applications

The performance of adhesives used for wearable medical device applications is critical to the efficacy of the final product, as an improperly affixed device...

E-beam Sterilization: The Impact on Skin-Contact Adhesives for Medical Applications
Features : Design
Ergonomics and Handheld Medical Devices: Five Vital Elements for Design Success
Ergonomics and Handheld Medical Devices: Five Vital Elements for Design Success

Dexterity, precision, control and comfort — without them, no handheld or hand intensive medical device is a success, for either the medical professional using...

Ergonomics and Handheld Medical Devices: Five Vital Elements for Design Success
Features : Medical
A Regenerative Vascular Graft: Innovations in Textile Engineering and Advanced Biomaterials
A Regenerative Vascular Graft: Innovations in Textile Engineering and Advanced Biomaterials

The majority of cardiovascular devices are permanent and, with a few exceptions, are nondegradable. In general, these devices successfully fulfill...

A Regenerative Vascular Graft: Innovations in Textile Engineering and Advanced Biomaterials
Features : Communications
Passive Hardware Considerations for Medical Body Area Network Transceivers
Passive Hardware Considerations for Medical Body Area Network Transceivers

In hospitals and healthcare institutions, the sheer amount of patient metrics to track for the staff of doctors and nurses can be been a point of contention....

Passive Hardware Considerations for Medical Body Area Network Transceivers
Features : Medical
Peelable Heat Shrinkable Tubing Enables Next-Gen Miniaturization
Peelable Heat Shrinkable Tubing Enables Next-Gen Miniaturization

When it comes to the cardiovascular procedures, small is indeed beautiful. With the need for minimally invasive procedures and increasing moves to deliver therapies to...

Peelable Heat Shrinkable Tubing Enables Next-Gen Miniaturization
Features : Software
Data, Data Everywhere: Why the Medical Device Industry Must Embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Data, Data Everywhere: Why the Medical Device Industry Must Embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution

We live in a fast-changing world that is delivering rapid advances in technology and greater consumer expectations. Along with changing...

Data, Data Everywhere: Why the Medical Device Industry Must Embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Products : Medical
New Products & Services: June 2018 Medical Design Briefs
New Products & Services: June 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Panel-Mount Printer

Fujitsu Components America, San Jose, CA, has released a compact, panel-mount printer unit that reduces the time and cost needed to integrate high-speed...

New Products & Services: June 2018 Medical Design Briefs
Features : Medical
Scientists Develop Elastic Metal Rods to Treat Scoliosis
Scientists Develop Elastic Metal Rods to Treat Scoliosis
National University of Science and Technology MISIS
Moscow, Russia
http://en.misis.ru/

Together with colleagues from the Ecole de Technologie Superiore (Montreal,...

Scientists Develop Elastic Metal Rods to Treat Scoliosis
From the Editor : Software
From the Editor – Mitigating Device Misuse and Lability via Virtual Reality Training

A virtual reality system for training surgeons is gaining traction with major medical device companies looking to mitigate misuse and liability concerns.

Features : Medical
Show Preview Medinnovation Boston 2018
Show Preview Medinnovation Boston 2018
THE WESTIN WALTHAM BOSTON • JUNE 25, 2018
www.medinnovationevent.com

Medical devices are an innovative, essential, and rapidly evolving component of healthcare technology and delivery....

Show Preview Medinnovation Boston 2018
Technology Leaders : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Material Advances for Additive Manufacturing of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices
Material Advances for Additive Manufacturing of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices

Although we’ve heard a lot about the promise of additive manufacturing (AM), the reality is that this technology has not yet caused a revolution in...

Material Advances for Additive Manufacturing of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices
Features : Medical
HANDHELD AND WEARABLE DEVICES: Paving a New Path for Healthcare
HANDHELD AND WEARABLE DEVICES: Paving a New Path for Healthcare

Technology is transforming many aspects of the healthcare industry, and the patient care experience is an important facet of the healthcare ecosystem. With the advent of the...

HANDHELD AND WEARABLE DEVICES: Paving a New Path for Healthcare
Features : Medical
Transitioning from Wearables to Medical Devices
Transitioning from Wearables to Medical Devices

The population is aging, and more people need health support, which is having a big impact on the overall spend in medical care. Due to this situation, authorities and health insurance...

Transitioning from Wearables to Medical Devices
Features : Software
Bringing Glucose Monitoring to New Levels through Integrated Sensor Design
Bringing Glucose Monitoring to New Levels through Integrated Sensor Design

Close metabolic control through glucose monitoring is a well-known way for persons with diabetes to maintain good health and avoid medical complications. The current...

Bringing Glucose Monitoring to New Levels through Integrated Sensor Design
Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Two-Component Molding Can Solve Medical Design Challenges and Reduce Costs
Two-Component Molding Can Solve Medical Design Challenges and Reduce Costs

Device manufacturers count on their supply chain partners for answers. What can be adjusted, how can we add value, and what methods can be used to streamline...

Two-Component Molding Can Solve Medical Design Challenges and Reduce Costs
Products : Medical
New Products & Services: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs
New Products & Services: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Microcontroller

Microchip Technology, Chandler, AZ, has expanded its product line to include a new line of 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine a controller area network...

New Products & Services: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs
Technology Leaders : Medical
Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Scaffolds for Orthopedic Applications: Design and Manufacturability
Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Scaffolds for Orthopedic Applications: Design and Manufacturability

Metal additive manufacturing via laser powder bed fusion or electron beam melting has been used for several years for serial manufacturing of...

Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Scaffolds for Orthopedic Applications: Design and Manufacturability
Products : Medical
Product of the Month: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs
Product of the Month: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Teleflex Medical OEM, Gurnee, IL, has developed a new suture technology that transitions from round suture to a flat braid center segment and back to round suture. The Force Fiber...

Product of the Month: May 2018 Medical Design Briefs
From the Editor : Medical
From the Editor – Learn How to Commercialize Emerging Technologies from the Ones Who’ve Already Done It

A new interactive conference will address key strategies for the commercialization of emerging medical technologies, and its unique format will have you on the edge of your seat.

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Diagnostics Manufacturing: Strategies for Outsourcing
Diagnostics Manufacturing: Strategies for Outsourcing

When new assays or diagnostic tests are ready for commercialization, there can be tremendous hurdles to overcome, including significant investment in the infrastructure for automated...

Diagnostics Manufacturing: Strategies for Outsourcing
Features : Imaging
Automated Precision Grinding of PET/CT Scan Radiotracers
Automated Precision Grinding of PET/CT Scan Radiotracers

Computed tomography (CAT or CT) imaging is an incredible tool doctors use to help detect and diagnose patients noninvasively. Using specialized x-ray technology, the device has the...

Automated Precision Grinding of PET/CT Scan Radiotracers
Features : Medical
Medical Equipment Enclosures: Automated Manufacturing Improves Quality, Speed of Production
Medical Equipment Enclosures: Automated Manufacturing Improves Quality, Speed of Production

Most medical diagnostic and testing equipment involves some type of enclosure, cart, or cabinet that serves as a user workstation or protects...

Medical Equipment Enclosures: Automated Manufacturing Improves Quality, Speed of Production
Features : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Making the Switch from Manual Squeeze Bottles to Benchtop Fluid Dispensing
Making the Switch from Manual Squeeze Bottles to Benchtop Fluid Dispensing

Depositing small, repeatable volumes of fluid in assembly applications spans a diverse range of industries. The ability to deposit precise amounts of material is an...

Making the Switch from Manual Squeeze Bottles to Benchtop Fluid Dispensing
Features : Medical
Running Titanium and Other Exotic Metals at Faster Speeds
Running Titanium and Other Exotic Metals at Faster Speeds

High-speed machining is typically used in medical equipment manufacturing where machinists often work with exotic alloys and harder metals like titanium.

Running Titanium and Other Exotic Metals at Faster Speeds
Features : AR/AI
Augmented Reality Helps Surgeons See Through Tissue to Reconnect Blood Vessels
Augmented Reality Helps Surgeons See Through Tissue to Reconnect Blood Vessels
Imperial College London
London, UK
www.imperial.ac.uk

In a series of procedures carried out by a team at Imperial College London at St Mary’s...

Augmented Reality Helps Surgeons See Through Tissue to Reconnect Blood Vessels
Features : Medical
Using Air Gaging for Measurement of Orthopedic Devices
Using Air Gaging for Measurement of Orthopedic Devices

For patients, high-quality orthopedic components mean that implants can be kept for as long as possible, reducing or even eliminating the need for further procedures down the road. In...

Using Air Gaging for Measurement of Orthopedic Devices
Features : Medical
Real-Time Diagnostics: Fast, Mobile, Health-Focused Information
Real-Time Diagnostics: Fast, Mobile, Health-Focused Information

As technology becomes increasingly mobile and information becomes more readily available, consumer demand for immediate answers continues to rise. This demand is coupled with...

Real-Time Diagnostics: Fast, Mobile, Health-Focused Information
Features : Design
The Digital Future of Medical Device Development
The Digital Future of Medical Device Development

Digital design tools — computer modeling and realistic simulation — have emerged as key contributors to success in medical device product design and manufacturing, and increasingly in the...

The Digital Future of Medical Device Development
Features : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Critical Cooling in Medical Devices – Part 2
Critical Cooling in Medical Devices – Part 2

The need for thermal management continues to increase in the medical industry. Active thermal management is critical for applications such as patient core temperature management, skin cooling,...

Critical Cooling in Medical Devices – Part 2
Features : Materials
Key Factors for Choosing Silicone Solutions in Medical Device Lubrication
Key Factors for Choosing Silicone Solutions in Medical Device Lubrication

In working with various medical equipment such as needles, syringes, trocars, cannulas, guide-wires, catheters, and valves, medical device designers must account for...

Key Factors for Choosing Silicone Solutions in Medical Device Lubrication

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