Newsletter | September 10, 2019

09.10.19 -- Do Your Patient Services Align With Your Commercial Objectives?

Featured Editorial
Do Your Patient Services Align With Your Commercial Objectives?
By Dana Edwards, Navigant

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.

Industry Insights
Evaluate Medical Device Design Robustness By Combining Statistical And Probabilistic Tools With Finite Element Analysis
White Paper | By Atul Gupta, Patrick Koch, and Xiangyi Liu, Dassault Systemes Americas

FEA has been used to analyze the in vivo structural response of implantable medical devices and assess device performance, reliability, and durability. In this study, FEA using Abaqus is used to demonstrate how these techniques work together to evaluate the robustness of medical device designs.

Reducing The Life Cycle Cost Of Validation (Part 3): Equipment Selection, Processing, And Maintenance
Article | By Kyle Kulwicki, PTI Engineered Plastics, Inc.

Selecting equipment that will consistently function as needed can help ensure the high level of quality and production uptime required for the lifetime of your product’s production needs.

Molding Process Validation For Medical Devices: Five Things To Know
Article | By Gregory E. Dziomba, Caplugs

Understanding what is involved in injection-molding process validation and why it is important will help you choose a molding partner who can provide you with the confidence that your plastic parts will work well every time.

Use Color Matching To Customize Molded Parts
Article | Protolabs, Inc.

Product designers often need their manufacturing suppliers to produce plastic injection-molded parts that are Pantone color-matched to company specifications. Protolabs' injection molding service offers custom color matching on customer-provided Pantone numbers and on customer-provided part samples.

Battle Axe Vs. Scalpel: How To Work With High-Power Density Lasers
Article | Ophir Photonics

In this Q&A article, Mark Gitin, senior VP and GM of the Light & Motion Division of MKS Instruments, and Christian Dini, director global business development, Ophir, discuss the use of reliable laser beam measurement technology that can help with the process of laser optimization.

LIST Researchers Use FLIR Cameras To Study The Electrocaloric Effect
Application Note | FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

Refrigerant devices typically use fluid coolants turned into gases to cool things down. These gases, however, may become harmful to the environment, so research is being done on the use of solid materials as a substitute to cool down food, beverages, medicine, and even electronic devices.

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