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Tools for Medical Device Development

      Tools for Medical Device Development  by Peter Thorne, Director, Cambashi Ltd. Advanced technology in medical devices offers the prospect of conversion of laboratory research into practical treatments that can be replicated and delivered in hospitals, at health centers and at home. But the potentially catastrophic results of any device failure demands design,...

West Health Institute demonstrates research advances in medical device interoperability to lower the cost of health care – Standards-based software and tools to be on display at HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase

West Health Institute demonstrates research advances in medical device interoperability to lower the cost of health care Standards-based software and tools to be on display at HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 28, 2013 – The Gary and Mary West Health Institute, an independent, non-profit medical research organization whose mission is lowering the...

Tandem Diabetes Care announces FDA clearance of t:connect Diabetes Management Application for use with t:slim Insulin Pump

Media Contact: Steve Sabicer 714-907-6264 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tandem Diabetes Care announces FDA clearance of t:connect Diabetes Management Application for use with t:slim Insulin Pump SAN DIEGO, February 26, 2013 — Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (“Tandem”) today announced that its t:connectTM Diabetes Management Application, the web-based data management companion to the t:slim® Insulin Pump,...

Philips introduces breakthrough graphical dashboard to advance its eICU telehealth offering

Press Information March 4, 2013 Philips introduces breakthrough graphical dashboard to advance its eICU telehealth offering Featuring orb, turning complex data into clear, at a glance, patient-specific information. New Orleans, La., USA – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announces the launch of its IntelliSpace eCareManager 3.9 health care platform, powered by orb,...

IECEE Expands MET Labs’ Status to Include IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition for Medical Equipment Safety Certification

MET Laboratories, Inc. Safety Certification – EMI – Telecom – Environmental Simulation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2013 CONTACT: Barnaby Wickham MET Laboratories Phone: 410-949-1856 Email: [email protected] IECEE Expands MET Labs’ Status to Include IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition for Medical Equipment Safety Certification The IECEE has expanded MET Laboratories’ National Certification Body (NCB) status to...

Cactus CSI021; Programmable Current Sink/Source New ASSP to Reduce Risk and Development Time for Medical Device Makers

Cactus Semiconductor 60 N. McClintock Dr. #1 Chandler, AZ 85226 Office (480) 497-4511 Fax (480) 497-4520 For Immediate Release February 28, 2013 Cactus CSI021; Programmable Current Sink/Source New ASSP to Reduce Risk and Development Time for Medical Device Makers A compact, versatile, fully programmable IC designed for medical device manufacturers involved in peripheral nerve stimulation...

Healthcare without Boundaries

Healthcare without Boundaries Video Communications—from room to desktop to cloud, it’s enabling a new wave of video-enabled healthcare applications. by Peter Eggleston, SBR Health Once a complex expensive technology, video communications has gone from being a scarce resource that needs to be scheduled, to one that is inexpensive, pervasive and available to all through the...

Interview of the LifeScience Alley & BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota by MEDS

Introduction written by the publisher of MEDS (Medical Elec­­tronic Device Solutions), John Koon Minnesota has long been known as a major hub of life science and medical device activities. Many top companies such as GE Healthcare, St. Jude and Medtronic are in the area. One outstanding organization called LifeScience Alley & BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota...

Interview of Qualcomm Life Fund by MEDS

Introduction written by the publisher of MEDS (Medical Elec­­tronic Device Solutions), John Koon New medical device companies continue to emerge at a rapid pace. Various sources have indicated that while there are more start-ups, the length of time for a company to go from concept to successful product launch with positive cash flow is increasing...

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Devices Intended for Home Use

On 12 December 2012, the FDA issued a new draft guidance for industry and FDA staff on design considerations (for design and development) for devices intended for home use. Back in April 2010, the FDA launched the Medical Device Home Use Initiative [1], as there were concerns about the growing number of safety issues with...

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