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Bridging Communication Gaps

Bridging Communication Gaps     Supply chain challenges arising from the Covid pandemic and exacerbated by war and workforce shortages are changing the way medtech companies source suppliers. Key to obtaining the correct materials and developing redundancy in your supply chain is maintaining good communication between your engineering, design and procurement teams. We spoke with George …

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Why Human Factors Engineering Matters in Medical Device Packaging

Why Human Factors Engineering Matters in Medical Device Packaging     Human Factors Engineering (HFE), also referred to as Usability Engineering (UE), is the application of knowledge about human behavior, abilities, limitations and other characteristics of medical device users that are applied to the design of medical devices. These characteristics include mechanical and software-driven user interfaces, …

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Raising the Bar on Quality for MedTech Production

Raising the Bar on Quality for MedTech Production     Quality is a cornerstone in the production of medical devices. It is fundamental to the success of a business and to the patients that use the devices. Yet, traditionally, it is also one of the biggest cost overheads for manufacturers. The way we approach quality, however, …

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