Verdict Medical Devices

News, views and contacts from the global Verdict industry
15 October 2018
Industry News

Wellcome supports two new digital technology projects
UK non-profit organisation Wellcome has announced funding support for two new digital technology projects focussed on the detection of paediatric brain injuries and improving stroke care, respectively.

US researchers develop new tests to diagnose Lyme disease early
A research team in the US has developed new approaches that can detect presence of Lyme disease bacteria weeks earlier compared to existing tests.

Getinge makes $200m provision for Atrium Medical surgical mesh claims
Swedish medical technology company Getinge has announced a Skr1.8bn ($200m) provision to cover the estimated costs for its subsidiary Atrium Medical’s surgical mesh product liability claims in the US and Canada.

Medtronic disables cardiac programmer updates over security risk
Medtronic has disabled online updates for its CareLink and CareLink Encore programmers, models 2090 and 29901, because they were found to be vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

Press Releases

Complimentary NSF Workshop: Human Error Prevention
NSF International Pharma Biotech has announced a focused, challenging workshop aimed to improve your understanding of human error.

Röchling Medical to Attend CPhI Worldwide and Pharmtech Expo
Röchling Medical has announced it will be attending two key pharmaceutical industry events (CPhI Worldwide and Pharmtech Expo) to showcase its diagnostics and life science solutions. 

Watlow® Introduces its Watlow SELECT™ Visual Designer™
Watlow has introduced the SELECT™ Visual Designer™, a product configuration tool that uses imagery to quickly and effectively communicate the features of the product being designed via the Watlow SELECT programme.

Emerson Acquires HTE Engineering Services
Emerson has announced it has acquired Ireland-based HTE Engineering Services, which will join the Assembly Technologies business within Emerson’s Automation Solutions platform.

MARACA International is Presenting its Services at MEDICA
MARACA has invited you to meet at MEDICA 2018 in Hall 3, booth 3J74.

White Papers

Prototyping Challenges with Micro Moulding
A lot has changed in the last 20 years. Just two short decades ago, the top speed of a personal computer processor was 386MHz, and hard drive space and RAM memory were still measured in megabytes.

Considerations for Connector Design in Mobile and Patient-Worn Medical Devices
Challenges faced by designers of medical devices are among the most stringent in the world.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Responding to Deficiencies During FDA Pre-market Submission Review
The majority of medical device companies that submit US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market submissions, including 510(k)s and pre-market approval (PMA) applications, receive deficiency letters requesting additional information in order for the FDA submission review process can be a challenging, time-consuming, labour-intensive and resource-intensive. 

The Importance of Labelling and Why Talking to Each Other Matters
When developing combination products, the local legal requirements are highly variable.

Ionisos Facility List
Ionisos is your partner in sterilisation by ionising rays (gamma and e-beam) and ethylene oxide.

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