The United Kingdom’s plan to leave the European Union, with PM Boris Johnson still at the helm, now hinges on the results of an early election taking place Dec. 12, 2019, and refinement a transition period effective through Dec. 31, 2020. Zaid Al-Nassir's breakdown for medtech leaders has been updated to include events taking place through Nov. 8, 2019.
This article explains the MDD’s shortcomings, details the MDR’s history, highlights expected transition timelines, describes the most significant changes, and discusses the anticipated impact on medical device markets.
In the interest of saving time and getting projects underway as quickly as possible, teams often rely on ad hoc resource allocation and a naively hopeful attitude about who is qualified and capable of bringing the plan to life.
This article presents challenges facing the Chinese medtech space and details how the country’s government currently manages these issues, as well as how it plans to do so going forward.
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.
In the age of connectivity and precision medicine, cybersecurity has taken on critical importance in medical technology development. Software intrusions can risk patients’ health and well-being, as well as their personal data. Device designers must balance these concerns against healthcare provider and patient demand for more connectivity, more access to information, and more ease of use. In this free collection of articles, Med Device Online has collected insights from some of the cybersecurity experts among our editorial contributors.More Content Collections