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Successful Development, Approval and Deployment of Digital Health Solutions

Successful Development, Approval and Deployment of Digital Health Solutions     For life sciences companies seeking to develop, deploy and successfully commercialize digital health products and solutions, the pathway to success can have many twists and turns, and be littered with false starts, roadblocks and more than a few misdirections. The pace of technological development—which is …

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Advanced Solutions to Prevent Undesired Moisture in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Advanced Solutions to Prevent Undesired Moisture in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing     Excess humidity can affect a pharmaceutical’s structure, chemical stability, dissolving rate and more. This unwanted moisture can come in contact with product at multiple points throughout production and shipping. However, modern technologies are making it easier for companies to control humidity levels. Following are seven …

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Join J&J, Pfizer and FDA at the Supply Chain Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Conference

Join J&J, Pfizer and FDA at the Supply Chain Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Conference     Supply chain challenges and the move to advanced manufacturing are two key issues affecting the Medtech industry. On November 7-9, MedTech Intelligence will be hosting the MedTech Advanced Manufacturing Conference and Supply Chain Summit, in partnership with Axendia, Inc. The …

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Join J&J, Pfizer and FDA at the Supply Chain Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Conference

Join J&J, Pfizer and FDA at the Supply Chain Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Conference     Supply chain challenges and the move to advanced manufacturing are two key issues affecting the Medtech industry. On November 7-9, MedTech Intelligence will be hosting the MedTech Advanced Manufacturing Conference and Supply Chain Summit, in partnership with Axendia, Inc. The …

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Leveraging RFID and IoT to Increase Supply Chain Efficiency

Leveraging RFID and IoT to Increase Supply Chain Efficiency     Supply chain disruptions present significant challenges for MedTech manufacturers and healthcare facilities, and can turn into life-threatening catastrophes for patients that depend on medical devices for care. Fortunately, device manufacturers and hospitals can take advantage of well-established technologies to help improve visibility so they can …

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Perseverance Is Key

Perseverance Is Key     In the course of her career, Maria Shepherd, president and founder of Medi-Vantage and co-founder of MedExecWomen, has served as Vice President of Marketing at Oridion Medical (now Covidien/Medtronic), Director of Marketing at Philips Medical and Group Marketing Manager at Boston Scientific. We spoke with Shepherd to learn more about her …

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Managing the Post-Pandemic Pricing Squeeze

Managing the Post-Pandemic Pricing Squeeze     During the pandemic, OEMs and large suppliers of technology components required to launch new medical devices and sustain the lifecycles of existing products raised their prices to historic levels, largely in response to supply chain challenges. Although the Covid-19 crisis has abated, the economic consequences of the pandemic continue to …

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Boston Scientific Elects Dr. Jessica L. Mega and Susan E. Morano to Board of Directors

Boston Scientific Elects Dr. Jessica L. Mega and Susan E. Morano to Board of Directors     Jessica L. Mega, MD, and Susan E. Morano have joined the Boston Scientific Corporation board of directors. Jessica L. Mega, MD Dr. Mega is the co-founder of Verily Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. focused on life sciences …

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FDA Offers Funding for Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

FDA Offers Funding for Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies     Medical device manufacturers that are in the process of—or interested in—exploring advanced manufacturing technologies can receive funding from the FDA through the Advanced Manufacturing Clearing House (AMCH). The program, which is being run by the Medical Device Consortium (MDIC) in partnership with the FDA, provides …

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Developing Sustainable Medical Devices

Developing Sustainable Medical Devices     Device Talks Boston in May featured a panel, “Past Due: An Open Discussion about Sustainability,” which highlighted steps companies can take now to create more sustainable medical devices and reduce waste. Ronald Kurz, Sr. Director and General Manager at Canon Virginia, Kathryn Unger, Sr. Manager of Global ESG Communications at …

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