The propulsive force driving AI development is the developed world’s aging population, facing growing incidences of chronic illness and morbidity, combined with unsustainable healthcare spending in dire need of curtailing.
In today’s high-stakes trade-off game, to be widely adopted, an advance must conclusively improve or extend human life while being cost-justified over the existing standard of care.
HFE testing, as a professional discipline, has not taken advantage of a wide range of advanced and well-understood physiological, biomechanical, cognitive, and emotional sensing and testing modalities.
The questions for manufacturers are, how many hurdles will they need to overcome to ensure compliance, and will the new regulations lead to some legacy products no longer entering the market?
Advances in sensors, smartphones, communications, and analytics give developers new tools to build creative and powerful applications that promise to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.
As component sizes for medical devices shrink to micron size, conventional machining may not be the most efficient or consistent method for manufacturing. Learn why Micro-MIM is preferred for components with tight tolerances at high volumes.
Sustaining engineering enables the developer to plan ahead, getting the development and design of the device done right the first time, and smoothing the transition to manufacturing. KMC's executive director of engineering, Scott Leon, weighs in on the subject.
The business pain of switching suppliers, both in terms of costs and revalidation time, heightens the importance of making the right decision the first time.
Micromolding requires a high level of intimacy and attention to detail to be successful over the long run, so it’s important to work with micromolder with the capability, scalability, and sustainability to get a product from the design stage all the way to high-quality mass production.