A peek at the latest miniaturization trends, including nano-robots that transport therapeutics to tumors.
Hint: It can transform and store energy, cut through steel, and float in air.
There are several steps you can take to ensure your mHealth app is keeping patient health data safe and secure.
As wearable technology within the medical device industry heats up, FDA makes some clarifications on which products fall into general wellness and low-risk categories.
Using a checklist to find the best outsourced partner to develop your medical device can help reduce errors, increase safety and ultimately improve performance outcomes.
Uber has taken the struggling, often unloved taxi industry and reinvented it successfully based largely on one premise: Customer is king. In stark contrast, the healthcare industry clearly does not seem to share this mantra.
Multi-material molding, a process whereby at least one melt processible material is bonded with at least one other material to produce a single, molded component, allows designers to optimize material properties and costs, eliminate assembly processes, and even invent ground-breaking products that could not be manufactured otherwise.
Dozens of factors contribute to the cost of developing a medical device and every project is different. The rigor required to meet standards in the medical industry plays a huge part, but based on my experience in medical device development, several other issues often influence a project’s bottom line.
Whether you are thinking about Annual Planning or Year End Closing, we are in a time of reflection and resolve to improve. Over the years I have learned to choose a limited number of improvement efforts, apply management resources, then measure with them regularly for progress and impact. The costs of not focusing sufficiently in a few key areas can ruin a great idea.
Systems thinking is a disciplined way of thinking beyond the traditional boundaries of a product, and considers the complete flow of information or activities across a cooperating set of systems and human interventions to complete an intended job. For healthcare, this includes the span of activities for people, devices, information systems, and processes needed to meet various clinical and home healthcare scenarios.