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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.

From the Editor : 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 re-engineered to help users stay connected, be more active, and manage their health in powerful new...

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

Unsecured, Obsolete Medical Record Systems and Medical Devices Put Patient Lives at Risk
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 : Manufacturing & Prototyping
Re-engineering Injection Molding
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...

Re-engineering Injection Molding
INSIDER : Medical
AI Tool Automates Cancer Radiation Planning
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...

AI Tool Automates Cancer Radiation Planning
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
INSIDER : AR/AI
No More Painful Finger Sticks for Diabetics
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...

No More Painful Finger Sticks for Diabetics
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 : IoMT
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
Features : Electronics & Computers
Evaluating Electronics Contract Manufacturers for Medical Devices
Evaluating Electronics Contract Manufacturers for Medical Devices

The ideal contract manufacturer is more than a transactional supplier; rather, it is a partner that improves the product and process. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) and...

Evaluating Electronics Contract Manufacturers for Medical Devices
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 : Design
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 : 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 : Imaging
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
Products : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products & Services: April 2018 Medical Manufacturing & Machining
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...

New Products & Services: April 2018 Medical Manufacturing & Machining
News : Imaging
High-Tech Scans Can Help Redefine Intelligence
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...

High-Tech Scans Can Help Redefine Intelligence
News : AR/AI
Computation Modeling, Digital Health Focus of Design of Medical Devices Conference

The University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference is poised to to bring together medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and students to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design. This year’s event, which takes...

Features : IoMT
Software: Improving Risk Management in Medical Device Manufacturing
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...

Software: Improving Risk Management in Medical Device Manufacturing
Features : Photonics/Optics
More than Just Measurement: Dimensional Inspection FAQs
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...

More than Just Measurement: Dimensional Inspection FAQs
Features : Medical
Implementing IEC 62304 for Safe and Effective Medical Device Software — PART 1
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...

Implementing IEC 62304 for Safe and Effective Medical Device Software — PART 1
News : Design
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
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...

Designing Cybersecurity into Connected Medical Devices
Briefs : IoMT
Sonic Cyber Attack Shows Security Holes in Ubiquitous Sensors
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,...

Sonic Cyber Attack Shows Security Holes in Ubiquitous Sensors
Features : Medical
Open Core Engineering: New Freedom for Machine Automation Programming

The increasing sophistication and complexity of medical devices is compounded by strict regulatory requirements that demand systems that can produce consistent, repeatable results. Automation has been key to achieving these goals while maximizing output and minimizing...

Features : AR/AI
MES as a Single Source of Truth: Achieving Regulatory Compliance at Sparton

A couple of years ago, contract manufacturer Sparton Corporation faced increasing demand for high-quality, highly complex products that were delivered as quickly as possible. The multisite contract manufacturer serves highly regulated end markets, including the medical...

Features : Connectivity
Building an Integrated Home Health Monitoring System

Among the challenges faced by the healthcare sector is a population that is growing older. The elderly population is expected to grow significantly over the next 20 years. Having an independent lifestyle is highly desired by elderly people, but independence for older adults often comes with...

Features : Medical
Enhancing Performance and Safety of Medical Implantable Devices with Multiphysics Simulation
Enhancing Performance and Safety of Medical Implantable Devices with Multiphysics Simulation

At St. Jude Medical, ventricle assist devices are developed to improve the lives of patients with heart failure. Numerical simulation is used...

Enhancing Performance and Safety of Medical Implantable Devices with Multiphysics Simulation
Briefs : Software
The Helping Hand Project: Changing Lives One Hand at a Time
The Helping Hand Project: Changing Lives One Hand at a Time

Swing a baseball bat, eat with a fork and knife, steer a bike with both handles — without two hands, a child can’t do any of these ordinary activities that most children take...

The Helping Hand Project: Changing Lives One Hand at a Time
Products : Manufacturing & Prototyping
CT Measurement Software

Werth, Old Saybrook, CT, has introduced WinWerth® measurement software, which takes two computed tomography (CT) measurements with spectra tuned to a specific material and computationally combines them into a single volume. This volume can be used to check dimensions in any desired cross section using 2D contour image...

News : Robotics, Automation & Control
Underground Radar Sheds Light on Post-Katrina Damage

An innovative underground radar technology developed at Louisiana Tech University is helping the City of Slidell in south Louisiana to identify and document underground infrastructure damage that had gone undetected in the months and years following Hurricane Katrina.

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Tie Layer — Improved Catheter Construction

Zeus' new Tie Layer improves liner-to-jacket bond strength for a stronger and more consistently performing catheter. With bond strength increased by more than 2½x, Tie Layer reduces the risk of delamination while setting the stage for improved patient safety.

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