The COVID-19 pandemic has changed hospital processes and made people more aware of the need to thoroughly sterilize medical instruments between patients. This article discusses some of the changes that may occur due to lessons learned throughout the global health emergency.
The dynamics of the joint reconstruction devices industry has strengthened with consistent technological improvements, including the adoption of 3-D printing.
In a company release, Gorsky stated the decision comes at the right time both professionally as well as personally, as he must focus on family health. Current Vice Chairman of the company’s executive committee, Joaquin Duato, will serve as new CEO, effective January 3, 2022.
As more medtech companies take advantage of the game-changing technology to innovate and advance products, they must anticipate the need to obtain trustworthy, evidence-based comprehensive data—and be prepared to do their own due diligence to verify the chain of evidence and meet increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.
Automation handling with integrated controls can assist with laser marking for all shapes, sizes and materials used in the manufacture of medical devices. This approach can offer flexibility, along with the ultimate precision necessary, to support the UDI system, which provides a clear framework that defines the form in which information should be encoded on the device in accordance with its classification.
The vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to gain access to highly sensitive systems.
By examining the larger user experience involved in the microfluidics process, we can identify issues, and design these experiences to reduce the potential for user error, improve outcomes and create a simpler, more accessible process.
Modern technology has given rise to new legal questions. How does FDA regulate machine-learning computers that are changing so rapidly – given that the approved product may be drastically different than the product that ends up on the market? These questions arise from a lack of understanding of the complex nature of AI/ML-based SaMD, the opaqueness of the regulatory framework, and a dearth of relevant case law.
In this new survey, medtech manufacturers are invited to share their perspective on business initiatives, manufacturing execution systems and latest challenges.
It is critical for leaders in the medtech space to ensure that nonviable medical devices and equipment are destroyed properly, while focusing on long-term sustainability goals.