Verdict Medical Devices

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22 July 2018
Industry News

Radiation from CT scans can increase risk of brain cancer in children
A study led by Netherlands Cancer Institute has revealed an increased risk of brain cancer in children that receive computed tomography (CT) head scans.

M&As this week: The Carlyle Group, Zecotek Photonics, Kypha
The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase a majority interest in LPG Systems.

New device to monitor foetal movements in high-risk pregnancies
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a new sensor-based device to monitor foetal movements in high-risk pregnancies.

Deals this week: NanoString Technologies, Ra Medical Systems
NanoString Technologies Inc has raised $50m through an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock.

Press Releases

Incident Management and Human Error Prevention Workshops
NSF International has announced up-coming workshops in September, including topics such as incident management and human error prevention.

Ginolis to Showcase Automated Optical Inspection System at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo
Ginolis has announced it will be introducing the Ginolis Pixie at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, US.

Summarising the IVDR Challenge
The new in-vitro diagnostic regulation (IVDR) entered into force on 26 May 2017. As the date of application for the IVDR is 26 May 2022, 20% of the transitional period of five years has already passed. This is a good opportunity to summarise the current situation.

Happy Birthday MDR
The Medical Device Regulation (MDR) entered into force on May 26th 2017. Since then, it has been the focus of almost all relevant medical device conferences and training institutions, including LinkedIn groups, webinars and internet blogs.

A Comprehensive Overview of Design Verification
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the international regulatory standards continue to evolve and become more stringent. Medical devices are also becoming smaller and more complex in design and their functionality. This makes the process of design verification even more important, not only to comply with regulations but also to design the highest-quality part and production process.

White Papers

Medical Power Solutions
This white paper showcases Traco Power's power solutions for medical equipment. 

Assuring Component Reliability in Medical Electronic Devices
While reliability is critical for electronic medical devices, its just as crucial for the components comprising those devices.

Accumold: World Leaders in Micro-Mold Manufacturing Solutions
Accumold was founded in 1985. Our focus was to mold very small parts other companies could not produce. The same mission continues to drive us today.

Part II: US FDA Quality System Regulation Vs ISO 13485:2016
This tool clarifies the corresponding relationships between the ISO 13485:2016 (medical devices, quality management systems) requirements for regulatory purposes clauses and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quality system regulation.

Designed for the User
Medical device design is commonly influenced more by aesthetics and engineering principles than basic usability. Founder and president of Erdmann Design Raimund Erdmann highlights how his design consulting firm is transforming the way manufacturers conceive end-user requirements.

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