Chris Newmarker

Decades-Old Coating Helps Usher in New Diagnostics Era

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on April 20, 2015
Microfluidics and smartphone-based applications mean SurModics’ decades-old StabilCoat is stretching its legs in new ways.Chris NewmarkerAn inexpensive smartphone compatible device out of Columbia University could detect HIV and syphillis. SurModics' StabilCoat helped enable make Co... Continue

Samsung Has a New Mobile Health Partnership

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on April 16, 2015
Partners HealthCare will work with Samsung Electronics on new chronic disease management tools.Chris NewmarkerPartners HealthCare (Boston) this week announced a new partnership with Samsung Electronics to develop what it describes as the next generation of personalized digital- and mobile-based heal... Continue

Medtronic Wins EU Approval for Leadless Pacemaker

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on April 15, 2015
The approval comes a year and a half after St. Jude Medical acquired Nanostim and its EU-approved leadless pacemaker.The Micra pacemaker is about the size of a vitamin tablet. Chris NewmarkerMedtronic announced this week that it has received CE Mark of its Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, which it... Continue

6 Things You Need to Check to Make Sure Your Supplier's Culture Is a Fit

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on April 13, 2015
Quality audits are routine for medical device OEMs. But “cultural audits” take it to another level.Chris NewmarkerIt is one thing to demonstrate that you’re producing quality products. It’s another thing to understand the people who are behind the quality systems and responsible for deliveri... Continue

Second Sight Wants to Treat Most Blind People with New Bionic Eye

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on April 10, 2015
Animal studies have started with the company’s Orion I, which taps directly into the visual cortex.Chris NewmarkerSecond Sight Medical Products already has a bionic eye that can be useful to people with some types of outer-retinal degenerations. But now the company is setting its own sights on a m... Continue

Bioabsorbable Polymers

Posted by Chris Newmarker on April 10, 2015
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Automated Leak Tester

Posted by Chris Newmarker on April 10, 2015
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Custom-Etched Components

Posted by Chris Newmarker on April 10, 2015
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Stamping and Machining

Posted by Chris Newmarker on April 10, 2015
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