Working with manufacturers of existing diabetes therapeutics, in addition to advancing its own pipeline, Arecor is developing enhanced reformulations of tried-and-true therapeutics such as insulin to improve a long-static standard of care. CEO Sarah Howell, Ph.D., joins the Business of Biotech podcast for a discussion on the company's approach to improving the quality of life for some 200 million insulin-dependent patients worldwide. Listen now and subscribe so you never miss an episode.
The lack of an overarching privacy framework for all health data has resulted in a "Wild West" of privacy practices, with some health tech companies prioritizing consumer privacy while other companies do not. The leak of the U.S. Supreme Court’s draft decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has reignited demand for privacy standards. This article examines what this means for femtech and health tech at large.
To mitigate costs, timeliness, and other factors, in order to produce a safe, effective, innovative medical device, means assembly has to be part of the concept phase, to determine if full automation is the solution.
Precise miniature plastic parts are the result of exact tooling processes such as micro tooling and micro injection molding. By understanding the tolerances of these tooling processes, it’s possible to achieve repeatability and part accuracy for even the most advanced micro medical device.
Nearly all industries perform moisture analyses at some stage of production for quality assurance. This pharmaceutical industry application note demonstrates how a small increase in sample amount can help ensure correct and reliable measurements but must be balanced with cost and the desired measurement time.
Most medical tubing specifications comprise a drawing of a tube with the material, dimensions, and tolerances. Rarely do the specs include other tubing attributes or process parameters associated with the production of the tubing.