Collaboration is Critical for Pushing Medtech Forward

Building fruitful development partnerships between companies, governments and researchers will enable the most promising and impactful deployments in healthcare.
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Setting the Stage for the Next Generation of Medical Devices

A global pandemic is still upon us, but that certainly does not mean that healthcare technology innovation is standing still. To help the medical device industry look to the future and prepare, experts from regulation and academia alike are bringing attention to the acceleration and pitfalls of innovation.
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The Evolving Trends in Medical Device Designs

The Evolving Trends in Medical Device Designs

The shift towards more home-based and distance-care may further change in a post-COVID environment.
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How Innovation in MedTech Can Help Ease Pressures on Healthcare Systems

Healthcare systems around the world are under increasing pressure to treat a rapidly growing, aging population. This was worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, which left medical professionals needing to treat more people with less time and limited resources. This article explores why medtech is uniquely placed to ease the pressures on healthcare systems by offering faster and more cost-effective care while improving patient outcomes.
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NSF Engineering Alliance to Help Set Course for Research

NSF Engineering Alliance to Help Set Course for Research

THE INSTITUTE A new initiative is expected to give engineers of all disciplines a greater role to play in deciding which research and development projects the U.S. government funds. The National Science Foundation Directorate for Engineering recently launched the Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA), the first organization of its kind. ERVA received a five-year, US $8 million award from the NSF, which also funds much of the country’s research. The alliance is expected to bring together representatives from across the engineering…

FDA Introduces the Safer Technologies Program for Medical Devices

The program highlights the agency’s commitment to improving safety and supporting innovation, and is a welcome counterpart to the Breakthrough Devices Program.
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In 2020, FDA Authorized 132 Novel Medical Devices

The record-high number of authorizations last year was a significant jump over 2019.
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How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Accelerate Innovation

Among the many lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s clear that the future of healthcare belongs to those who can harness science and technology—sometimes rapidly—to improve population health through more efficient and accessible care.
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Quantum Computing Makes Inroads in Life Sciences

Quantum computing has spurred the development of new breakthroughs in life sciences from using machine learning methods to diagnose illnesses sooner to identifying materials to make more efficient devices.
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Computer Modeling and Simulation Helps MedTech Developers Bring Innovation to Reality

Computer Modeling and Simulation Helps MedTech Developers Bring Innovation to Reality

No longer just “the big company advantage,” Arlen Ward discusses how CM&S is an accepted and viable device industry path to market for large and small medical device makers alike.
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