The primary focus of this article is on patient registries designed to evaluate patient outcomes that include at least one of the following: disease progression, cost effectiveness, clinical effectiveness, safety, and/or quality of care.
Due to the increasing importance of space considerations, fluid performance and energy saving potentials, customized solutions are constantly becoming more complex, accompanied by higher component requirements. The new cartridge valve (Type 6164) from Burkert simplifies pneumatic piloting controls through optimal integration of a pilot valve in block solutions and plastic injection molded components. Due to […]
In the 21st century, the requirements for fluid control systems in medical technologies as in other areas have changed significantly. The goal is to minimize: minimize liquid consumption, minimize the size, minimize the dosing and wash cycles, and above all, minimize the distance to the application. Tailored to meet these requirements, Burkert has developed a […]
Today, patients with cataracts can choose from several types of artificial lenses, which are surgically implanted in the eye to replace cloudy lenses that obstruct vision. A new vision simulator could help these patients see how the world would look with each type of implanted artificial lens, before they have surgery. In the Optical Society’s […]
Thomas Bold is the President and CEO of RenovaCare. RenovaCare is developing first-of-their-kind therapies for regenerating human organs by using a patient’s own stem cells. With extensive business experience in biotechnology, device manufacturing, stem cell research and regenerative medicine, Thomas is streamlining RenovaCare’s flagship technology, the SkinGun. The SkinGun is a revolutionary technology that uses […]
Jonathan Draper is the director of Product Management in the healthcare division at Calgary Scientific. Calgary Scientific provides advanced web-enablement, mobility, and visualization solutions for industries wanting secure access to their data or graphic intensive applications. In this episode Jonathan discusses how mobile devices are gradually being integrated into the health industry. The post Millennials […]
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare announced the introduction of an innovative new product, the F&P 950 Heated Humidification System. F&P 950 system The F&P 950 will provide respiratory support across the care continuum of invasive, non-invasive and Optiflow nasal high flow therapies. It is a high performance system that is designed to be easy to set […]
Confluent Medical Technologies, formed last year when Nitinol Devices & Components acquired Interface Catheter Solutions, last week said it closed another buyout for an unspecified amount. Fremont, Calif.-based Confluent said it acquired ETE Medical and subsidiaries Biomedical Structures, which makes biomedical textile implants, and Modified Polymer Components, which makes precision polymer components. “The acquisition of Biomedical Structures and Modified Polymer […]
Researchers at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center have demonstrated the safety and effectiveness of using deep-brain stimulation (DBS) to improve the quality of life and functioning of people with severe disability from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Dr. Ali Rezai, lead author of the study, spoke with Medical Design & Outsourcing to discuss the patient […]
B. Braun Medical said today it completed system integrations of its Infusomat Space Pump with Epic’s integrated EMR system. The Bethlehem, Penn.-based company said it used IHE standard communication protocols and transactions for the integration, and cooperated with Epic to test and validate the functionality of its AutoComplete feature. “Through B. Braun’s Infusomat pump and […]
Kardinal Microsystems has joined Zuken USA’s Startup Partner Program aimed at early to mid-stage companies developing electronic-based products. The new program provides access to state-of-the-art PCB and IC packaging development tools, with special terms designed to accommodate the development needs of an early-stage company. Based in Burlington, Vermont, Kardinal Microsystems was founded in 2015 to […]
The sterilization capital equipment space across the 10 major markets of the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan, Brazil, China and India is set to grow from around $663 million in 2015 to just under $840 million by 2022, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that this […]
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