Defiant minds can conceptualize embodiment that customers actually want. But determining methods to best define what the customer wants with novel technologies can be challenging as many of the methods published just don’t fit early stage work. How can we then manage the process of quality function deployment?
As wearables for smart monitoring require efficient components, it is estimated that 67 percent more 3D printers will be sold this year, than in the previous year, and the medical field is an area of application with great potential.
With the advances in technology, FDA has higher expectations from manufacturers as data is more readily available. The integration of other technologies into a comprehensive MES system will drive costs down and quality up.
Fine thin metal laser cutting is an ideal technology for the specialized cutting requirements found in the manufacturing of medical tube tools and components, which require an array of cut features with sharp edges, contours, and patterns within edges. From surgical instruments used in cutting and biopsy, to needles containing unusual tips and side wall openings, to puzzle chain linkages for flexible endoscopes, laser cutting provides higher precision, quality, and speed than traditionally used cutting t…
Apps are being successfully used in the field of individual, community-related and company prevention – even if is only to help employees leading healthy lives for example. But which apps are actually worth recommending in the field of health? How good are these apps and what constitutes a good app?
Being in compliance means operating your business in a manner that means less risk, better quality, safety and governance. Compliance management software is designed to help foster this concept, so what do you need it to be?
The accuracy of mammography is often not good and requires improvement. One source of hope to address this includes phase-contrast imaging, a procedure based on x-rays which is of special interest for breast cancer diagnosis, and has wider applications.
Prototyping is expensive. But creative construction and use of prototypes can dramatically improve the development process and save the development team a significant amount of time and money.
This column discusses two critical requirements involving silicone tubing for medical device applications.
“If you are doing a wound care dressing, what is unique about the product, what are you doing differently than what is already in the market, what is it intended to be used for, who is using it, and where is it being used… All of these pieces of information help you decide how to proceed.” – Jeff Kaminski , President of MBK Tape Solutions. Excerpts from an interview.