Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.medicaldevice-network.com web site http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ en-us http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ Medical Device Network-Updates http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Unique Device Identification of Medical Devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/traceability/unique-device-identification-medical-devices/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/traceability/unique-device-identification-medical-devices/ UDI is a unique device identification system created and regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:22:00 GMT FOBA Presents UDI Compliant Solutions for Marking Medical Devices at MD&M West http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/pressfoba-udi-compliant-solutions-mdm-west.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/pressfoba-udi-compliant-solutions-mdm-west.html More medical devices need to be marked UDI compliant, while increasing pressure to cut costs is forcing manufacturers to improve their production efficiency. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:17:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance for CorMatrix's Tyke implantable device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-for-cormatrixs-tyke-implantable-device-4806409 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-for-cormatrixs-tyke-implantable-device-4806409 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for medical device firm CorMatrix Cardiovascular's Tkye implantable device, developed for neonate and infant cardiac tissue repair. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Ionisos-Medical Device Sterilisation http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/sterilisation/ionisos/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/sterilisation/ionisos/ The French company Ionisos is one of the first companies in the world to have put ionizing rays to good use for the sterilization of medical devices. Originally known as Conservatome (from 1958 to 19... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:00:00 GMT Colli-Pee Wins IWT Innovation Award http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing-software/voxdale/presscolli-pee-iwt-innovation-award.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing-software/voxdale/presscolli-pee-iwt-innovation-award.html Colli-Pee, a medical device that captures the first part of the urine stream, has won the IWT Innovation award in 2015 in the category Major Social Relevance. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:39:00 GMT FDA approves Medtronic's MR-conditional cardiac defibrillators http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-medtronics-mr-conditional-cardiac-resynchronisation-therapy-defibrillators-4804189 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-medtronics-mr-conditional-cardiac-resynchronisation-therapy-defibrillators-4804189 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Irish firm Medtronic's magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) conditional cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) to treat heart failure. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ResMed closes acquisition of medical device firm Inova Labs http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-closes-acquisition-medical-device-firm-inova-labs-4803036 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-closes-acquisition-medical-device-firm-inova-labs-4803036 US manufacturer ResMed has completed the acquisition of Texas-based medical device firm Inova Labs, which is involved in developing oxygen therapy products. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT January's top stories: Panasonic buys Bayer diabetes business, Boston’s LithoVue http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-panasonic-buys-bayer-diabetes-care-business-boston-lithovue-4803603/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-panasonic-buys-bayer-diabetes-care-business-boston-lithovue-4803603/ Panasonic completed the acquisition of Bayer for €1bn, Boston Scientific launched LithoVue single-use digital flexible ureteroscope. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from January. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT maxon motor-High-Precision Drive Solutions for Medical Technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/mechanics/maxonmotor/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/mechanics/maxonmotor/ maxon motor is the world's leading supplier of high-precision drives and systems of up to 500W. We develop and manufacture brushed and brushless DC motors with unique ironless maxon windings. Flat mo... Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:40:00 GMT TE Connectivity agrees to buy Ireland's Creganna Medical for $895m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newste-connectivity-agrees-buy-ireland-creganna-medical-895m-4800707 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newste-connectivity-agrees-buy-ireland-creganna-medical-895m-4800707 Swiss manufacturer TE Connectivity has signed an agreement to acquire Ireland-based Creganna Medical from Permira for around $895m. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Indo-MIM Attended Medtec China 2015 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/indo-mim/pressindo-mim-medtec-china-2015.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/indo-mim/pressindo-mim-medtec-china-2015.html Medtec China is one of the most important technology events for the medical device manufacturing industry in China, which is attended by global players. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:52:00 GMT Medix Japan 2015 a Success for Indo-MIM http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/indo-mim/pressmedix-japan-success-indo-mim.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/indo-mim/pressmedix-japan-success-indo-mim.html Medix is considered one of Japan's premiere exhibitions concurrent with the M-Tech exhibition. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:37:00 GMT Wire Rope Manufacturer Introduces New Sales Manager http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/material-solutions/jersey/presswire-rope-manufacturer-sales-manager.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/material-solutions/jersey/presswire-rope-manufacturer-sales-manager.html Jersey Strand and Cable has introduced George Mazur as sales manager. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:30:00 GMT GenArraytion launches new PCR-based molecular test to detect Zika virus http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgenarraytion-pcr-based-molecular-test-zika-virus-4798139 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgenarraytion-pcr-based-molecular-test-zika-virus-4798139 US-based developer of multiplexed molecular assays GenArraytion has introduced a new polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based molecular test to detect the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific and Accenture develop new digital health solution for chronic cardiovascular diseases http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-accenture-develop-new-digital-health-solution-for-chronic-cardiovascular-diseases-4796908 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-accenture-develop-new-digital-health-solution-for-chronic-cardiovascular-diseases-4796908 US-based medical device firm Boston Scientific, along with Accenture, has developed a new cloud-based and data-driven digital health solution, Advantics Care Pathway Transformation, to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Laser Measurement Solutions for Medical Applications http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/laser-measurement-solutions-medical-applications/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/laser-measurement-solutions-medical-applications/ As with any precision industrial process where results must be tightly controlled and predictable, laser-based medical processes must also be controlled and predictable. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:32:00 GMT DC / DC Converters and AC / DC Power Supplies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/dc-dc-converters-ac-dc-power-supplies/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/dc-dc-converters-ac-dc-power-supplies/ TRACO is dedicated to the design and production of high industrial quality, state-of-the-art AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion products. Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:18:00 GMT PerkinElmer acquires Swedish DNA analysis firm Vanadis Diagnostics http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsperkinelmer-acquires-vanadis-4794162 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsperkinelmer-acquires-vanadis-4794162 US-based firm PerkinElmer has completed the acquisition of Sweden-based DNA analysis firm Vanadis Diagnostics for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT Panasonic and Kyoto develop new remote sensing technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-and-kyoto-develop-new-remote-sensing-technology-4792647 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspanasonic-and-kyoto-develop-new-remote-sensing-technology-4792647 Japan-based Panasonic in collaboration with Kyoto University has developed a new remote-sensing technology to measure vital signs such as heart-rate, heartbeat interval and others. Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT K2M Group's next-generation Rhine cervical disc system gets CE Mark http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsk2m-groups-next-generation-rhine-cervical-disc-system-gets-ce-mark-4791233 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsk2m-groups-next-generation-rhine-cervical-disc-system-gets-ce-mark-4791233 US-based K2M Group Holdings has received CE Mark approval for its next-generation Rhine cervical disc system to market in Europe and other countries. Fri, 22 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT