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Top 5 Questions about Hot-Air Catheter Tip Forming

Posted in Medical Tubing Processing by Qmed Staff on August 29, 2013
The current medical device industry trend towards reduced manufacturing costs has catalyzed new business opportunities for innovative suppliers. Equipment using technologies designed to replace expensive manufacturing processes is generating new interest, as latest statistics reveal....Continue

State of the Latin American Dental Bone Graft Substitute Market

Posted by Qmed Staff on March 20, 2017
The market for dental bone graft substitutes in Latin America is being shaped by technological innovation and attempts to reduce disease transmission. Salma Mashkoor and Jeffrey Wong...Continue

Surgical Robotics Newcomer Explores Universal Robot Concept

Posted in Automation by Qmed Staff on December 13, 2016
Cambridge Medical Robotics's Versius can be used to perform colorectal, pelvic, and upper abdominal procedures. Amanda Pedersen ...Continue

Contract Manufacturing Strategies Shift to Meet OEM Needs

Posted in Contract Manufacturing Services by Qmed Staff on November 21, 2016
Contract manufacturers are expanding their offerings to suit the evolving needs of medical device OEMs.Frank Vinluan...Continue

Do Device Reps Have a Place in the OR?

Posted by Qmed Staff on November 17, 2016
A new report form Kaiser Health News questions the ethics and effectiveness of allowing medical device salespeople in the operating room.Qmed Staff...Continue

Will President Trump Make Medtech Great Again?

Posted by Qmed Staff on November 9, 2016
Here's what the incoming administration of Donald J. Trump could have in store for the medical technology industry.Qmed Staff...Continue

The Promise of Exoskeletons

Posted in Automation by Qmed Staff on October 31, 2016
ReWalk’s robotic exoskeleton transformed the life of architect Robert Woo, who was paralyzed from the chest down after a construction accident. Qmed Staff...Continue

4 Ways Virtual Reality Is Being Used in Healthcare

Posted by Qmed Staff on October 28, 2016
Virtual reality already has a number of important uses, and is definitely a value-add that medical device designers should not ignore.Qmed Staff ...Continue

How Batteries Create Better Computers on Wheels

Posted in Electronic Components by Qmed Staff on October 27, 2016
Power supply has been a major challenge when it comes to the computers-on-wheels that are rolled around hospitals and other healthcare settings.Daw Tsai, DT Research...Continue

Edwards Q3 Earnings Disappoint

Posted by Qmed Staff on October 26, 2016
Revenues fell short of analysts’ expectations, sending the company’s stock tumbling.Qmed StaffThe Sapien 3 is Edwards's third-generation TAVR device....Continue
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