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News : Medical
From the Editor — Giving the 510(k) Pathway a Much-Needed Makeover

Making changes to a regulatory process is usually difficult, slow, and often painful — after all, it involves lots of bureaucracy and many “cooks in the kitchen.” But...

News : Internet of Things
From the Editor — Revolutionary New Radio Architecture Brings the Long Battery Life Needed for IoMT

The IoMT has ushered in a new era for connected medical technology. But battery life is often mentioned as one of the impediments to the...

News : Internet of Things
Answering Your Questions: How Can Medical IoT Devices Move Beyond Simple Information Gathering?
Is there more to the "Internet of Medical Things" than just data gathering? A reader asks our experts.
INSIDER : Internet of Things
Blockchain Data Network Could Boost Manufacturing

Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains — the technology behind cryptocurrencies — to share verifiable manufacturing data. The system...

Features : Medical
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...

Features : Internet of Things
Preparing for E-Health and the loMT Evolution

Momentum is building around connected health applications and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and many believe that, as an emerging sector, it has great potential. It isn't hard to see why...

Features : IoMT
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 : Connectivity
Brain Pacemaker Shows Promise in Slowing Alzheimer’s

Researchers conducted a study aimed at slowing the decline of problem solving and decision-making skills in patients who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease.

News : IoMT
Phillips-Medisize Creates a Manufacturing Center of Excellence for Connected Health and Drug-Delivery Devices

Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, has announced an initial investment to expand the capabilities of its 380,000 sq ft Molex Little Rock facility to include an FDA registered manufacturing Center of Excellence for Connected Health and...

Features : Medical
MAKING THINGS INTELLIGENT: The Advent of RFID in Medical Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been described as the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive...

Features : Medical
Addressing Cleaning Challenges for Medical Electronics

The market for medical electronics is huge and growing. The astounding capabilities of digital technology and broadband connectivity are “a perfect storm,” enabling doctors to...

Features : Wearables
Skin-Worn Wearable Devices: Tomorrow’s Vision, Today’s Realities

In the fast-expanding world of wearable medical devices, an entrepreneurial spirit is driving dreams of a digital health future into reality. Collaboration on material...

Briefs : Medical
Disposable, Point-of-Care Sensor Provides Rapid Diagnosis

A new project aims to develop a disposable, point-of-care biosensor for rapid diagnosis and health monitoring, supported by a four-year, $1.8 million Smart and Connected Health award...

Features : Wearables
Emerging Technologies: Challenge or Opportunity for the Medical Device Industry?

Visiongain predicts the global medical devices market will reach $398 billion in 2017.1 To win share in this growing market, device companies need to...

Briefs : Medical
Implanted Devices Can Talk Through Wi-Fi

University of Washington (UW) engineers have introduced a new way of communicating that allows devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, and smaller wearable electronics to talk to everyday...

Briefs : Medical
Dust-Sized Sensors Could Create “Electroceuticals”

University of California, Berkeley engineers have built the first dust-sized, wireless sensors that can be implanted in the body, bringing closer the day when a Fitbit-like device could...

Features : Medical
How the IoT Is Enabling the Next Generation of Medical Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) has penetrated all sectors of the technological sphere at an accelerating pace. According to Gartner, by the end of 2016, 6.4 billion IoT connected...

Features : Medical
Wearable MedTech — Designing for New Frontiers in Healthcare

Look around you. Doesn’t it seem like everyone is sporting a Fitbit® or other wearable technology? The fact is, consumers are quickly embracing devices that help them monitor...

News : Medical
Creating Stretchy Conductors for Flexible Electronics

A team of engineers at Washington State University, Pullman, discovered how to stretch metal films used in flexible electronics to twice their size without breaking, which they say, could lead to dramatic improvements in flexible electronics. This may advance applications in bendable...

Features : Software
How to Simplify Medical Device Software Integration and Certification

Medical device manufacturers operate in a challenging environment filled with stringent regulatory requirements and industry pressures. With a rise in mainstream...

Features : Connectivity
Today’s Wearable Medical Devices: A Few Key Design Considerations

Today’s modern medical devices are evolving at a record pace. From small wearable watches and bands worn by health enthusiasts, to portable wireless units for patients to...

Features : Medical
Powering the Drive toward Smarter Wearables for Healthcare

Wearable devices continue to fuel a fast-growing drive toward more comprehensive services in health and fitness. Propelling this growth, the combination of market need and...

Features : Medical
Powering the Drive toward Smarter Wearables for Healthcare

Wearable devices continue to fuel a fast-growing drive toward more comprehensive services in health and fitness. Propelling this growth, the combination of market need and...