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Connected Care: Overcoming Roadblocks and Identifying Opportunities

Connected Care: Overcoming Roadblocks and Identifying Opportunities     What’s next—and what’s holding us back—on the road to a truly connected healthcare system? On March 14-15, leaders in digital health will come together at the ConnectedCare Summit East in Washington, DC, to look at best practices, pitfalls and what we’ve learned so far on the road …

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Tackling Go-To-Market Challenges

Tackling Go-To-Market Challenges     The medical device industry is amid an era of unprecedented regulatory complexity. Every 22 minutes, a new or updated regulatory requirement is issued somewhere in the world. All told, this amounts to 22,000 new or updated regulations every year, and it has led to a 150% increase in regulatory mandates over …

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Instilling Trust in AI

Instilling Trust in AI     Artificial intelligence (AI) has become one of the most exciting and promising technologies in health care and MedTech, thanks to its ability to shift through huge volumes of data and quickly detect patterns. As commercial applications for AI continue to expand, questions have been raised regarding privacy, bias and even …

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FDA Seeks Input on Advancing Use of Real-World Data and Evidence

FDA Seeks Input on Advancing Use of Real-World Data and Evidence     The FDA is seeking input from stakeholders on how it should use user fee funding for engaging with external organizations, other than the National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST), to support premarket Real-World Evidence. Under the fifth reauthorization of the Medical Device …

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Sustainability: Lessons from the Frontlines of Health Care

Sustainability: Lessons from the Frontlines of Health Care     Healthcare leaders today face the complicated test of transforming existing systems to create a social and natural environment in which our patient’s and communities’ wellbeing can thrive, while improving health care outcomes and increasing equity of care. As the global community focuses on issues of sustainability …

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King Joins KMM Group as Healthcare Industry Advisor

King Joins KMM Group as Healthcare Industry Advisor     J. Mark King, a long-time healthcare executive is the new Non-Executive/Non-Owner Chairman of the Board and Healthcare Industry Advisor for KMM Group. King has held numerous executive leadership roles in the medical device Industry, both in branded product lines and in contract manufacturing. Most recently, he …

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Liver-Chip Successfully Identifies Drug Toxicity, Outperforms Animal and 3D Models

Liver-Chip Successfully Identifies Drug Toxicity, Outperforms Animal and 3D Models     Organ-on-chip technology can outperform animal models and could generate billions in increased R&D productivity, according to the outcomes of a study published in Communications Medicine (December 2022). For “Performance assessment and economic analysis of a human Liver-Chip for predictive toxicology,” Lorna Ewert, et al, …

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How MedTech Is Helping the Hearing Impaired

How MedTech Is Helping the Hearing Impaired     Hearing loss, both mild and severe, affects millions of people worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that around 2.5 billion people—or one in four—will live with some degree of hearing loss by 2050. With the help of technological innovations, medical professionals can now provide more people …

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Veranex Acquires Fusion Biotec

Veranex Acquires Fusion Biotec     Global, tech-enabled service provider to the MedTech industry Veranex has acquired Fusion Biotec, a design and engineering firm for complex electro-mechanical diagnostic instrumentation and medical devices located in Orange, California. Fusion boasts a 15,000-square-foot facility in Orange, California, and an in-house team of more than 45 engineering experts, who largely serve …

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MilliporeSigma Acquires Erbi Biosystems

MilliporeSigma Acquires Erbi Biosystems     MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, has acquired Massachusetts-based Erbi Biosystems, developer of the Breez 2 ml micro-bioreactor platform technology. The deal expands Millipore Sigma’s portfolio in therapeutic proteins by enabling scalable cell-based perfusion bioreactor processes from 2ml to 2000L. The Breez was designed for …

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