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Get the latest news and technical briefs about Medical Device Design software. Learn about medical design software test standards like IEC 62304 – and how to meet today's medical device software design specifications.

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Products : Test & Measurement
New Products & Services: March 2019 Medical Design Briefs

Flush-Head Studs

Self-clinching flush-head studs from Penn-Engineering, Danboro, PA, feature a thread profile that enables quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie...

Products : Electronics & Computers
New Products & Services: February 2019 Medical Design Briefs

Board-to Board Connector

A miniature board-to-board connector from Hirose, Downers Grove, IL, combines a rugged design with transmission speeds of more than 10 Gpbs to...

Features : Design
Investigating Cardiac Device Performance with Computer Modeling and Simulation

Why do some people develop malfunction of their mitral valve (MV) after a heart attack? The answers are complex, and treatments are not yet perfected. But...

News : Medical
From the Editor — Reimagining Digital Health Devices: FDA’s New Precertification Model

When digital devices and technologies became the rule rather than the exception, FDA had to rethink its regulatory framework and evaluation process...

Products : Electronics & Computers
New Products and Services: December 2018 Medical Design Briefs

Medical Power Supply

Bear Power Supplies, Phelps, NY, has designed a CF-rated medical power supply for surgical instruments and other medical applications. The rugged...

Briefs : Imaging
Imaging Innovation for Spinal Care

Motion capture (Mocap) is a technique used in the film industry to digitally track a human actor's movements and precisely transfer those motions to an animated figure. But it has other applications as...

News : Medical
From the Editor — Apple’s Mobile Apps Break New Ground in Cloud of Controversy

In September, FDA granted de novo classification to two apps offered in the new Apple Watch Series 4, which the tech giant says have been “redesigned and...

INSIDER : Medical
Unsecured, Obsolete Medical Record Systems and Medical Devices Put Patient Lives at Risk

A team of physicians and computer scientists has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely by attacking the connection between...

News : Software
OPEN MIND Partners with Okuma America, Joins Partners in THINC

OPEN MIND Technologies AG, a developer of CAD/CAM software solutions, has partnered with Okuma America, joining the Partners in THINC, founded by Okuma. Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new...

INSIDER : Medical
Re-engineering Injection Molding

Researchers are getting a better basic understanding of how plastics cool from a liquid to solid shape in injection molding. They hope to understand how these polymers crystallize during flow in order to put...

INSIDER : Medical
AI Tool Automates Cancer Radiation Planning

Beating cancer is a race against time. Developing radiation therapy plans — individualized maps that help doctors determine where to blast tumors — can take days. Now, artificial intelligence...

Features : Software
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...

INSIDER : Wearables
No More Painful Finger Sticks for Diabetics

Researchers are developing new technology that would free people with diabetes from painful finger sticks typically used to monitor their blood sugar. A team has combined radar and artificial...

News : Medical
ICU Medical's Plum 360 Infusion System First Medical Device to Earn UL Cybersecurity Certification

ICU Medical, Inc., which makes medical devices used in infusion therapy and critical care applications, has become the first medical device manufacturer to obtain certification under the UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP), a new...

Features : Software
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...

News : AR/AI
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
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...

Products : Software
New Products & Services: April 2018 Medical Manufacturing & Machining

CT Measurement Software

Werth, Inc., Old Saybrook, CT, has released a computed tomography machine designed to reduce time lag caused by the start-stop positioning...

Features : Imaging
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...

Features : Medical
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...

News : Medical
High-Tech Scans Can Help Redefine Intelligence

A new NYU Langone study offers the first solid evidence that functional MRI scans of brain entropy are a new means to understanding human intelligence. High-tech scans of the resting human brain...

Features : Imaging
Software: Improving Risk Management in Medical Device Manufacturing

In an industry where people's health and wellness are on the line, manufacturers can't afford to let risk go unaddressed. As the International Organization for...

Features : Photonics/Optics
More than Just Measurement: Dimensional Inspection FAQs

With the ever-increasing influx of automation in the manufacturing industry, the process of prioritizing accurate measurements is needed now more than ever to ensure that products are not only being manufactured on time, but that production is repeatedly accurate. In this continuous,...

Features : FDA/Regulatory
Implementing IEC 62304 for Safe and Effective Medical Device Software — PART 1

FDA’s introduction to its rules for medical device regulation states: “Medical devices are classified into Class I, II, and III. Regulatory control...

News : Software
Computational Model Designs Building Blocks for Synthetic Muscle

In order to develop synthetic muscles for applications in regenerative medicine or robotics, scientists must understand which combination of myosin produces each desired action. This would require a labor-intensive process of nanoscale trial and error that could take years in the...

Features : IoMT
Designing Cybersecurity into Connected Medical Devices

Cyber threats to health delivery organizations (HDOs) and the medical device industry as a whole have hit a new level of maturity in the last year. A decade ago, the attack scene was...

Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sonic Cyber Attack Shows Security Holes in Ubiquitous Sensors

Sound waves could be used to hack into critical sensors in a broad array of technologies including medical devices, smart-phones, automobiles, and the Internet of Things,...

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