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3 Challenges for Medical Device Manufacturing in 2017

December 06, 2016 by Patty Rasmussen

It’s that time of the year when journalists and bloggers do one of two things – look forward or look back. In the interest of leaving 2016 mercifully in the dust, we’re choosing to look forward at some of the challenges – or opportunities – awaiting medical device manufacturing (MDM) in the New Year.

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Filed Under: Manufacturing, Medical, Medical devices

3 Medical Device Industry Challenges to Overcome in 2016

February 04, 2016 by Mary-Kerstin Hassiotis

We talked about three medical device trends to watch out for in 2016, but what about the challenges this industry faces on its path to greatness? In this article we will address three primary hurdles that must be overcome sooner than later to achieve global success and truly transform the healthcare industry for the better.

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3 Medical Device Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

January 21, 2016 by Mary-Kerstin Hassiotis

As technology revolutionizes the world before our eyes, we can't overlook the impact it's having on global healthcare – particularly on the medical device front. From physical devices to the smart systems powering those devices, technological advances are helping connect doctors and patients in new ways, transmit vital data in real time, and identify and treat life-threatening events faster than ever before. Below we highlight three medical device trends that aim to shape 2016 into a smarter, healthier year.

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3D Printing in Medicine: 10 Game-Changing Applications

December 29, 2015 by Mary-Kerstin Hassiotis

3D printing is quickly revolutionizing the medical industry – impacting surgical advances, possibilities for the disabled, and even pharmaceuticals. Below you can check out 10 game-changing applications that are doing their part to shed light on the benefits of 3D printing in medicine.

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3 Tips to Grow an Early Medical Device Company

June 16, 2015 by Andy Reese

I was recently asked how a manufacturing company can help small VC-backed medical device company scale to meet distribution, revenue, profitability, growth targets, while minimizing business risks (Capex for facility and manufacturing) to meet sales demand. 

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Filed Under: Medical, Entrepreneur

Friendlier FDA is Great News for Medical Device Start-Ups

May 26, 2015 by Andy Reese

I was fortunate enough to spend a few days at the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA) conference around some of the best and brightest minds in the growing medical device industry.  One of the great talks included Murray Sheldon, MD, who is the Associate Director for Technology and Innovation at the FDA’s, Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

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Filed Under: Medical, Start-Ups

3 Things Medical Device Companies Must Know about Venture Capital

April 30, 2015 by Andy Reese

If you are a growing medical device company you have already achieved so much.  You have taken an idea from the back of a napkin to commercialization (or almost).  You have invested in science, clinical trials, industrial engineering, patent lawyers, time with the FDA, possible 510k process, prototype, second and third round of prototypes, initial market acceptance and early sales success.

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East West Opens Medical Contract Manufacturing Division

March 01, 2014 by Jennifer Catalan

East West Manufacturing, a global contract manufacturing company, is pleased to announce a milestone achievement; our wholly-owned Vietnam facility is now qualified to manufacture Class II Medical devices and certified to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485: 2003 Quality Management Systems standards and guidelines. Though East West has worked with ISO certified suppliers in China, India, and Vietnam for many years, we are excited to now include our Vietnam operation as a certified ISO 13485 supplier and center of our Medical Contract Manufacturing operations..

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