Recent Articles

October 15, 2014 8:30 am
David Green, CEO, Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology
Regenerative medicine is a quickly growing field that offers the potential to repair and replace damaged cells, tissue and organs. Although the field has shown rapid growth over the last decade, it still must overcome a series of hurdles before...
October 14, 2014 8:30 am
Brian Ray, President, Ray Products
Every time you manufacture a medical device, you have hundreds of choices to make. Two of the most important choices you can make are which manufacturing process you choose and where that manufacturing process takes place. Every process...
October 13, 2014 8:30 am
Jen Jenkinson
More people are diagnosed with lung cancer than any other malignancy around the world, with around 200,000 new diagnoses in the US each year1. Unfortunately, lung cancer has a poor survival rate, with about 150,000 deaths annually from the disease...
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...
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