Chris Newmarker

The Scariest Medical Device Recalls of 2014

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 22, 2014
Any product recall is bad. But that is especially true in medtech—where the life of patients is often at stake.The causes for such dangerous and potentially deadly errors leading to Class I recalls are varied, whether it is an underestimating of the potential for human error or lacking good manufa... Continue

How to Spark a Revolution in Medical Plastics

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 22, 2014
The medical device industry has been pretty much using the same plastics and polymers for decades: workhorse materials including polyurethanes; polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE (marketed in other fields as Teflon by Dupont); and polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes marketed as Dacron) have been med... Continue

4. Genomics, 13 Votes

Posted by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
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5. Growing Organs, 65 Votes

Posted by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
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The 5 Next Big Things in Medtech, According to You

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 17, 2014
The 5 Next Big Things in Medtech, According to YouQmed readers have some clear opinions when it comes to which devices and technologies will be the next big thing in medtech.  Read on to find out the top choices among 140 respondents to a recent survey. Refresh your medical devic... Continue