Chris Newmarker

Device Hacking May Have Become a Homeland Security Issue

Posted in by Chris Newmarker on October 23, 2014
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is apparently taking a greater interest in medical device cybersecurity, if a report from Reuters is to be believed.Reuters recently cited a “senior official at the agency” saying Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response T... Continue

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.Dos and Don'ts (Slideshow)Whether it’s striving for simplicity in design or recognizing that people are capable of countless mistakes while using something, Qmed has collected... 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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