Providing the right tools and processes can help improve communication between design, engineering and procurement as companies continue to face supply chain challenges and workforce shortages.
By applying HFE principles early on, packaging design can evolve beyond usability evaluations in product development cycles to ultimately ensure a better user experience and safe execution.
Inspecting for quality after a process is completed is reactive and outdated. Instead, the future lies in predicting quality and quality issues. For medical device manufacturers, the advantages in predictive quality are so great they simply cannot be ignored.
“Velentium is committed to educating the next generation of aspiring engineers and plans to expand this initiative to additional universities around the country, ultimately creating a certification course.”
Both legacy players and startups have an important role to play when it comes to medical innovation—they need to work together to meet the increasing demand for minimally invasive treatments, value-based care and innovative, not incremental therapies. This is a mutually beneficial relationship that is key to medical technology development.
You’d think there’s not much to the concept of an alarm. A warning sounds in a room, or a red light flashes, and it has your attention. You know something must be wrong. But in a setting where a cacophony of alarming lights and sounds beset healthcare workers on a regular basis, these essential systems become increasingly easy to miss or ignore.
2022 is now upon us, hopefully marking the end of a very disruptive couple of years. Global challenges, from supply chain shortages to remote services, have driven digital innovation and change in the way we work across all sectors. The medical device industry is no different and going forward, having learned from the experiences of 2021.
This year, the healthcare industry will step up its fight against cyberattacks because the costs and risks to patient care are becoming too great.
There is significant opportunity to develop therapies that create new standards of care and initiate a new wave of precision medicine.
Five steps to better protect providers, medtech companies, their networks, data and patients from a cyberattack.