Newsletter | March 28, 2019

03.28.19 -- 21st Century Quality Reimagined By Life Science CQOs

 
Featured Editorial
Life Science Chief Quality Officers Are Redesigning Quality For The 21st Century
 
By Jerry Chapman

With input from the FDA and other regulators, these CQOs are pursuing means to analyze huge data sets, manage increasingly complex manufacturing systems, and operate smoothly between varied products, languages, and cultures.

Industry Insights
Micromolded Optics: Bringing Clarity To Medicine
Article | By Rick Brown, Accumold

Partnering with an experienced micromolder who can offer design input and has advanced equipment and tooling capabilities can help manufacturers create innovative and complex optical-based components for medical instruments.

Medical Device Design & Manufacturing Challenges: 2017 And Beyond
Article | By Dr. Frank Gindele, SCHOTT Electronic Packaging

Medical device manufacturers and designers must overcome various challenges to succeed in an expanding global marketplace, challenged along the way by aspects of design, research, validation, and bringing their devices to a competitive market in a cost-effective manner.

Reducing The Life Cycle Cost Of Validation (Part 2): Mold Design, Construction, And Protocols
Article | By Kyle Kulwicki, PTI Engineered Plastics, Inc.

In Part Two of this series, we look at best practices for mold design, mold construction, and development of protocols, as these steps of the process also play a vital role in the long-term costs of validation.

Peracetic Acid As A Biocide
White Paper | REVOX Sterilization Solutions

Peracetic acid (PAA) is a highly biocidal oxidizer that maintains its efficacy in the presence of organic soil while also removing surface contaminants.  

Electronics Integration Into Disposable/Single-Use Medical Devices
Article | SMC Ltd.

Both one-time use and single-patient disposable devices can be successful in utilizing integrated electronics, but need to have carefully detailed designs and clear manufacturing requirements.

Broadening User Requirements When Selecting Valves For Medical Devices
Article | B. Braun OEM Division

Choosing the right valves for specific medical device applications can be as frustrating as the process of buying a new car.

Resources
Medical Device Packaging Seal Inspection
PTI Packaging and Inspection Systems
Scientific Search: Intelligent Knowledge Management
Dassault Systemes Americas
NFC Tags For Sensor Applications
Micro Systems Technologies
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