Over the past decade, there has been a significant shift in medical device purchasing, pricing, reimbursement and support. Several professionals in this industry, including medical device manufacturers, health systems, as well as patients have had to adjust to the...read more
Human factors and usability testing professionals play an integral role during medical device design and post-market operations. In order to ensure medical devices are intuitive for HCP and patient use, human factors teams must develop safety validation strategies and...read more
Navigating and staying ahead of the curve in the labeling industry can be challenging. There are evolving technologies, regulations and trends to keep in mind. Manufacturing.net recently published a two-part article that explores the challenges within enterprise...read more
As regulatory professionals continue to adapt to EU’s Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR), another challenge that many in the medical device industry face is the reality of Brexit. As a result of the changing regulations, there is...read more
When we think of hospitals and healthcare facilities, many tend to think about how these places are havens of cleanliness and sterility. And while this is generally a fact, according to a recent CDC report on Healthcare-Associate Infections (HAIs), “On any given day,...read more
Label Transparency and Consumer Trust: Interview with Hershey’s Deb Arcoleo Deb Arcoleo, Director of Product Transparency for The Hershey Company, will be presenting a case study at Q1’s Food Labeling: Evolving Regulatory Compliance Workshop Intensive on...read more
Women in the Future of Data Privacy Patricia Hillbrands, Jennifer Mitchell, and Cindy Ping will be on a panel moderated by Stephanie Carter, PhD, at the Life Science Data Privacy Governance & GDPR Alignment Conference on July 26-27 in Philadelphia, PA....read more
Looking To New Opportunities Within Medical Device Reimbursement: Interview with John Joseph, Electromed
John Joseph is the Director of Managed Care Payer Contracts at Electromed. He will be on a panel at the upcoming 14th Annual Medical Device Coverage & Reimbursement Conference on July 11-12 in Chicago, IL. Mr. Joseph is presenting in the panel discussion:...read more
Dr. Mansur Hasib CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS is the Program Chair, Cybersecurity Technology at The Graduate School, University of Maryland University College. He will be presenting at the upcoming Life Science Data Privacy Governance & GDPR Alignment on July 26-27...read more
Dr. Andreas F. Stange is the Vice President MHS global IVD with TÜV SÜD. He will be presenting at the upcoming EU IVDR Transition & Implementation Workshop Intensive on July 13 in Alexandria, VA. Looking to better understand how to navigate the IVDR...read more
The Importance of Strong Supplier Quality Relationships Interview with Paul Hakamaki, 3M Paul Hakamaki is the Global Supplier Quality Process Leader within 3M’s Health Care Business Group. He will be presenting at the upcoming 8th Semi-Annual Risk Based Medical...read more
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Execution Systems Conference: Speaker Interview May 23-24th | Chicago, ILread more
3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Execution Systems Conference speaker interviewread more
Conversation with Kathleen Crossman, Vice President of Regulatory at FONA International. She will be speaking at the Food Labeling Workshop on April 17th.read more
Pharmaceutical Clinical Quality Compliance & Risk Management Conferenceread more
Apple is launching medical clinics to deliver the ‘world’s best health care experience’ to its employees
On the tails of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan announcing their joint effort to improve health care for their employees, Apple announces that they are launching a group of health clinics called AC Wellness this spring. Read the full store here.
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries.
The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, is also expected to reduce the number of people exposed to radiation through CT scans, or computed tomography scans, that detect brain tissue damage or intracranial lesions. If the blood test is adopted widely, it could eliminate the need for CT scans in at least a third of those with suspected brain injuries, the agency predicted. Read the full story here.
Three major employers, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, announced Tuesday they were partnering to create an independent company aimed at reining in health-care costs for their employees. What could this mean for the future of health care? Click here to find out.
Setting goals helps everyone do better. The FDA is no different. They have released the top 3 device regulation goals for the next three years. These include improving employee engagement, increasing simplicity and building collaborative communities. To read more about the strategies being put in place, click here.
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