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IDC enhances the Reach Surgical Ultrasonic Shears with Improved Ergonomics

IDC enhances the Reach Surgical Ultrasonic Shears with Improved Ergonomics     Press Release: MTI Staff was not involved in writing this content April 8, 2024 / Berkshire, England – The leading international brand’s ultrasonic shears had once dominated the domestic market and played a pivotal role in introducing, promoting, and educating the market about this product category. A …

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FDA to Host Virtual Workshop on ASCA Program Expansion

FDA to Host Virtual Workshop on ASCA Program Expansion     The FDA has announced a virtual public workshop on April 17 from 11:00am – 1:00pm ET to discuss approaches to expand the Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment (ASCA) program. The ASCA program is designed to streamline conformity assessment aspects of medical device review. Currently, ASCA-eligible …

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Navigating the New Normal: Achieving R&D Success in Hybrid Work Environments

Navigating the New Normal: Achieving R&D Success in Hybrid Work Environments     Our office culture is transforming, driven by a convergence of technological innovation and evolving generational workforce expectations. In this new era of distributed teams and remote work models, the traditional 9-to-5 office routine is giving way to a more fluid, dynamic hybrid work …

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Designing Wearable Healthcare Devices We Can Trust

Designing Wearable Healthcare Devices We Can Trust     The proliferation of wearable healthcare devices is expected to transform how we prevent, diagnose, and treat illness. The latest wearable healthcare devices extend beyond measuring heart rates and oxygen levels to identify biomarkers, monitor brain states to predict strokes, leverage biometric data for early detection of infectious …

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FDA Outlines its Approach to Artificial Intelligence Regulation

FDA Outlines its Approach to Artificial Intelligence Regulation     U.S. regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical devices will involve cooperative work among multiple departments within the FDA. On March 15, the FDA released “Artificial Intelligence and Medical Products: How CBER, CDER, CDRH, and OCP are Working Together,” which outlines how the agency’s medical product …

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Mayo researchers invented a new class of AI to improve cancer research and treatments

Mayo researchers invented a new class of AI to improve cancer research and treatments     Press Release: MTI Staff was not involved in writing this content March 11, 2024 /Mayo Clinic News Network/ — Mayo Clinic researchers recently invented a new class of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms called hypothesis-driven AI that are a significant departure …

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Bringing MedTech Innovation to Life

Bringing MedTech Innovation to Life     Technological advancement in MedTech is enabling faster and more accurate diagnoses and treatments for patients around the world. From wearables to AI-powered innovation, medical technology has opened the door to more personalized and real-time care.Our society’s aging global population, coupled with the rise in chronic diseases among younger populations, …

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Closed-Loop Technologies Reduce the Burden of Chronic Pain

Closed-Loop Technologies Reduce the Burden of Chronic Pain     In August 2023, Medtronic received CE Mark approval for its Inceptiv closed-loop rechargeable spinal cord stimulator (SCS) — the first Medtronic SCS device to offer a closed-loop feature — for the treatment of chronic pain. The device senses the body’s neural response to stimulation 50 times …

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Navigating Sterilization Options for Silicone Medical Implants

Navigating Sterilization Options for Silicone Medical Implants     Medical device manufacturers are on the cutting edge of developing technology that’s critical for changing the lives of millions around the globe. Whether the device provides an innovative cancer therapy or pioneering diabetes care, device designers often rely on silicone as a material that can enhance performance …

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Key Barriers to RWD Adoption

Key Barriers to RWD Adoption     Complex data curation and lack of knowledge on patient care settings and behaviors are among the key barriers to widespread adoption of real world data in life sciences, according to the results of a recent survey commissioned by Komodo Health and conducted by Frost & Sullivan. The survey, which was …

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