Recent Articles

October 10, 2014 8:30 am
Klaus Jopp, Technical Writer
One of the largest technology companies in the U.S. is now also planning to get into 3D printing. The management of the IT giant Hewlett Packard anticipates that the world market for 3D printers and related software and services will grow from...
October 9, 2014 8:30 am
AMETEK Taylor Hobson
To understand how hip implants perform in vivo, Exponent, an engineering and consulting firm, and the Implant Research Center at Drexel University in Philadelphia are utilizing the unique capabilities of the Talyrond 585 metrology instrument...
October 8, 2014 8:30 am
Herrmann Ultrasonics, Inc.
In medical part production often different materials have to be joined, like amorphous polystyrol (PS) and semi-crystalline polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in this new dental applicator for treating caries at an early stage. Ultrasonic welding...
October 7, 2014 8:30 am
Anne Meerboth-Maltz, Messe Düsseldorf North America
How good are the apps for our smartphones and tablet PCs when it comes to health? What constitutes a good mini application in this field? Those are questions experts will discuss at the MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM within the scope of the world’s...
October 6, 2014 8:30 am
Jim Monnich, Engineering Manager – Electromechanical Positioning, and Brian Handerhan, Business Development Manager; Parker Hannifin
Digital pathology is a rapidly growing segment of in vitro diagnostics with the potential to streamline the overall pathology process for the benefit of both doctors and patients. This relatively new market segment requires motion systems...
October 3, 2014 8:30 am
Lise Moloney, Director of Business Development, Healthcare Sciessent LLC
It is clear that progress is being made to reduce the number of healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) as stated in the recent progress report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this past March. However, we are...
October 2, 2014 8:30 am
Don Jordan, VP of Technology & Corporate Metallurgist, Solar Atmospheres, Inc.
17-7 PH is classified as a semiaustenitic stainless steel that has extensive use in aerospace and is finding new applications in the medical industry. The material is most often used in sheet and strip form, with springs, clips, and bellows...
October 1, 2014 8:30 am
Charles Settles, Product Analyst, TechnologyAdvice
Integration, network architecture, and maintenance of electronic medical devices has long been the purview of medical information technologists (ITs). However, the rise of consumer mobile devices presents a new and growing problem — or opportunity...
September 30, 2014 8:30 am
Doris Schulz, Journalist, SCHULZ. PRESSE. TEXT.
Products for use in dentistry and human medicine must meet the most exacting cleanliness standards – e.g., instruments classified as "critical" have to be sterile whenever they are used. In order to supply such items in an already sterilized...
September 29, 2014 8:30 am
Jonathan S. Kahan, partner, John J. Smith, partner, Jennifer A. Henderson, counsel, Danielle C. Woodlee, associate; Hogan Lovells
On July 28, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its guidance, The 510(k) Program: Evaluating Substantial Equivalence in Premarket Notifications [510(k)] (Final Guidance), the draft version of which was released...
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