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Explore articles that will help you test your medical devices and software. Validation techniques include environmental monitoring, biocompatibility testing, packaging validation, and sterilization services.

News: Test & Measurement

Frequent cleaning and surface disinfection — already proven to help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) — has become even more critical due to the...

Supplements: Materials
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
Blog: Test & Measurement

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has learned about a wide variety of medical tools and technologies used to prevent, test for, and treat the virus. From ventilators and N95 masks, to...

Features: Test & Measurement
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
Products: Test & Measurement
Auto-injectors, transmitters, laser scanners, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Inspection, measurement, and documentation are critical elements.
INSIDER: Design

Scientists have demonstrated a quick and effective mass testing approach using saliva samples to detect individuals who have been infected with COVID-19 but are still not showing...

Products: Materials
Corrosion-resistant marking, robot cells, medical freezers, and more.
White Papers: Medical
Implantable Medical Devices: a Clinical Approach to Designing Preclinical Studies

Implantable medical devices are being increasingly used in both established and novel clinical applications. Given their invasive nature, such devices are...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A CRISPR-based diagnostic for COVID-19 can produce results in 30 minutes to an hour, with similar accuracy as the standard PCR diagnostics now used. STOPCovid could be made cheaply enough that people...

Features: Test & Measurement
Regardless of the pace of production, quality control testing is still required to ensure that the products being sent to our front lines will perform as required.
Features: Packaging & Sterilization
Engineers are thinking of creative ways to design a packaging system that will ensure safe arrival of a medical device.
Products: Software
Simulation Software

Volume Graphics, Charlotte, NC, has added and augmented important functionalities to its software that help designers and manufacturers capture and...

News: Test & Measurement

Instron, a global manufacturer of materials testing equipment, is holding its first-ever virtual Biomedical Testing Open House. Scheduled for August 24–27, this online event will bring...

Blog: Design

Scientific leaders from the National Institutes of Health have set forth a framework to increase significantly the number, quality, and type of daily tests for...

Products: Materials
Shielding materials, static control, 3D printing software, and more.
Blog: Medical

A new peer-reviewed study by researchers at NSF International and Novateur Ventures finds significant variability in the accuracy of currently available COVID-19...

Products: Medical
Shaft collars, modular clean labs, hybrid motion controllers, and more.
INSIDER: Medical
Simon Fraser University researchers will use their pioneering imaging technology – called Mango, for its bright color – to develop coronavirus testing kits.
Blog: Medical

Everlywell, a digital health company that offers individuals access to at-home collection lab tests, has received an Emergency Use...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Products: Materials
Position sensors, power clamps, CT scanners, and more.
From the Editor: Test & Measurement

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

Briefs: Wearables
Device could help doctors remotely detect changes in patients.
Blog: Test & Measurement

OU Medicine, the OU Health Sciences Center, and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation collaborated to create a new test for COVID-19 using technology and...

Blog: Medical

Now that diagnostic companies can sell COVID-19 antibody tests without FDA authorization, healthcare teams should work closely with clinical laboratory experts...

Features: Test & Measurement
How to make sense of the 566-page Medical Device Regulation (MDR). This article focuses on a strategy to address material information and what should be included in a gap analysis.

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