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    December 06, 2016

    3 Challenges for Medical Device Manufacturing in 2017

    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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    February 04, 2016

    3 Medical Device Industry Challenges to Overcome in 2016

    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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    January 21, 2016

    3 Medical Device Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

    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...

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    December 29, 2015

    3D Printing in Medicine: 10 Game-Changing Applications

    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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    June 16, 2015

    3 Tips to Grow an Early Medical Device Company

    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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    May 26, 2015

    Friendlier FDA is Great News for Medical Device Start-Ups

    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...

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    April 30, 2015

    3 Things Medical Device Companies Must Know about Venture Capital

    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,...

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    March 01, 2014

    East West Opens Medical Contract Manufacturing Division

    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...

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