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  • Safety Meets Successful Packaging

    Regulation and patient safety must be considered when becoming involved in medical device packaging. However, due to the regulatory bodies' requirements, issues such as cost, distribution and size are often...

  • Small Wonders

    Overwhelmingly popular with consumers, micro- and nanotechnologies are making waves in the medical devices industry. Dr Uwe Kleinkes outlines some of the more significant recent developments.

  • Strategic Outsourcing: Mitigating Risk

    The medical device industry is experiencing huge growth. To cope with this challenge, outsourcing is increasing. Aarati Ajay of Frost & Sullivan examines the key factors for the medical device...

  • USA Playing Catch Up

    While most of the developed world uses the ICD-10 classification system, the USA continues to lag behind. Jori Frahler, director of federal affairs at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association, says...

  • Data Management Enhances Device Patient Care

    Kathy Lewis and Santosh Kumar investigate how medical device data can be consolidated and accessed by clinicians. Focus is particularly on the use of new types of data management systems.

  • A Century of Standardisation

    A hundred years of standardisation has had a huge impact on the safety of medical devices. Lawrence Knuckey and Charles Sidebottom look at how the IEC's standards for electrical procedures...

  • Fighting Cataracts Globally

    Globally, blindness due to cataracts affects over 15 million people. With over ten million cataract surgeries per year, the intraocular lens market has surpassed $2.5bn. The tremendous potential for market...

  • For the Record

    Some companies see software traceability as a non value added regulatory documentation requirement. However, as Rick Coffey from Tyco Healthcare/Mallinckrodt explains, it can actually save time and money in the...

  • The Future of Radiation Processing

    A look at future trends and opportunities in the radiation processing industry. John Masefield of Steris Isomedix, David Liu of Johnson & Johnson and Ruth Brinston of the International Irradiation...

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