Design & Development Case Studies & White Papers

  1. Understanding Liquid Crystal Polymers And Zeus LCP Monofilament
    3/16/2018

    Liquid crystal polymers (LCPs) have been adapted to a variety of uses, including the development of catheters in the medical industry. This article discusses the use of LCPs and how ZEUS has exploited their properties to produce a monofilament fiber for the construction of a fully MRI-compatible catheter.

  2. A New Look At PTFE And Thin-Walled Catheter Liners
    3/16/2018

    ZEUS has improved upon PTFE extrusion technology by producing an ultra-thin-walled PTFE catheter liner for the Sub-Lite-Wall® StreamLiner™ series. These liners make for a sturdier, more robust finished device while retaining sufficient functional properties such as torquability pushability, and flexibility.

  3. Five Things Medical Device Engineers Should Know About User Research
    2/23/2018

    Insight on how engineers can gain an understanding of how the process works and how they can participate productively.

  4. Streamline Medical Device Compliance With Jama: How Jama Simplifies FDA Compliance By Improving Processes
    2/8/2018

    Instead of focusing on FDA-regulation as the driving force in product development, compliance should instead be an outcome of a streamlined process that ensures a safe and reliable product is delivered to market. Achieving compliance, and creating the documentation, is an outcome of the focus and rigor required for regulated product development. This article discusses how Jama Software can simplify FDA processes by improving development and production.

  5. Streamlining Complex Systems Development For Faster Compliance
    2/7/2018

    The number of connected devices is expected to increase from five to 27 billion by 2024. Customers expect seamless interaction with technology solutions across form factors and devices. They expect their technology will constantly evolve or update post-purchase.

  6. Resolving The Challenges Of Connectivity, Competition And Compliance For Modern Medical Device Makers
    2/7/2018

    Medical device manufacturers face numerous challenges, and each presents its own business problems. This paper examines the three most prominent challenges for medical device manufacturers and how companies can change their processes to meet them.

  7. Application Of Risk Analysis Techniques In Jama To Satisfy ISO 14971
    2/7/2018

    The hardest part of risk management for medtechs often is deciding which specific techniques and data points need to be captured to demonstrate that all angles of risk analysis for the product have been accounted for. The ISO 14971 standard provides a comprehensive approach to reducing risk.

  8. The Promise Of Connected Healthcare - And Why It’s Proving Hard To Get There
    12/14/2017

    Clear trends are emerging, some helping to push connected healthcare forward and some that are slowing down progress. Identify the opportunities and challenges arising as drug delivery devices are becoming part of the connected world.

  9. The Impact Of Connected Health Services And Smart Device Solutions On The Pharmaceutical Market
    12/14/2017

    This article explores the rise of connected health services and smart device solutions in the pharmaceutical market and how these tools are leading the trend toward patient centricity by enabling direct interaction with end users using real-life data.

  10. Molding Process Validation for Medical Devices: Five Things to Know
    12/13/2017

    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.