Support services must be designed to attract and benefit patient and provider targets. Thoughtful consideration and planning must drive patient access and uptake, and mechanisms need to be implemented to evaluate effectiveness.
Understanding how to be appropriately staffed and being prepared to explain any perception of inequity could mean the difference between success and failure of appropriate data integrity in both regulatory compliance and product support.
Approximately 75,000 procedures were completed in 2018 using cerclage cables and trochanteric grips, devices used in the repair of broken or surgically altered bones. This procedure volume is increasing every year.
During the American College of Cardiology annual meeting in March, researchers from Stanford University, Apple Inc., and other academic centers unveiled the Apple Heart Study, a first-of-its-kind large-scale study involving more than 400,000 members of the general population (iPhone and Apple Watch owners). The goal of the study was to identify users with a potentially lethal irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation (AF).
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.
What is our readers’ greatest shared concern? Demystifying the constantly evolving regulatory landscape each medical device must navigate before it can help patients. Learn more in this free collection of articles highlighting how regulatory confusion can be time-consuming, costly, and damaging to your brand.