Recalls for failure are chronic in the medical device industry. The sources of those failures could originate anywhere in the supply chain. Fixing supply chain issues is ultimately the responsibility of the instrument’s maker.
The self-driving UV disinfection robots are being sent to more than 2000 hospitals.
During an outbreak, it is critical to treat reusable medical devices as potential sources of transmission.
AdvaMed has reported that its member companies have provided $26.8 million in medical supplies, along with $4.1 million in cash donations.
Innovation requires the space for failure and continuous improvement.
The two-day event takes place September 22–23, 2020. Submit an abstract, or register to attend.
For medical device manufacturers, the American Invents Act created several challenges related to patent marking.
Although the medtech industry is expected to enjoy steady growth, device companies are still challenged to attract the skilled labor that manufacturing requires.
The safety communication notes that patients being monitored via GE’s Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Services could be at risk.
A discussion of the changing medtech markets and how companies can remain cognizant of potentially disruptive changes in their business and industry for future success in their product portfolios, services and relationships.