Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry is a monthly magazine written exclusively for original equipment manufacturers of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic products. The goal of MD&DI is to help industry professionals develop, design, and manufacture medical products that comply with complex and demanding regulations and market requirements. MD&DI is published 12 times each year, along with two additional issues of its Guide to Outsourcing supplement. Visit MD&DI's Website
MD&DI regularly produces content exclusively for its Web site, including two different blogs about the medical device industry. Check back frequently for articles, videos, and more content that is available only online.
30th Anniversary Timeline
This interactive timeline features photos, videos, and maps for significant events from the last 30 years. Culling the rich history of medical devices, the timeline exhibits developments that have transformed the industry.
From the March Issue:
Custom on-demand connector manufacturing enables design flexibility. OEMs that require customization for components should explore this option.
Manufacturers should avoid manually tweaking molded parts and focus on getting the process right from the beginning.
Medical Product Manufacturing News is a product tabloid magazine that provides information on the new products and services available to medical device manufacturers. Published ten times a year, the publication is read by design engineering, manufacturing, and specifying personnel who need accurate, up-to-date information on materials, components, equipment, and services. Visit MPMN's Website
Blog: Medtech Pulse
Every week, MPMN publishes online-only stories designed to keep medical device manufacturers up to date on the latest news from medical suppliers.
This Week's In Briefs
Contract medical equipment manufacturer Spacelabs Healthcare (Issaquah, WA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary and has launched a new Web site.…ICO Polymers North America (Chicago), which produces polymer powders and films, and Chroma Corp. (McHenry, IL), a manufacturer of color concentrates and thermoplastic compounded raw material, have entered an agreement in which ICO will acquire Chroma's rotational molding business; the companies have formed an alliance to focus on meeting the needs of the rotational molding industry.…
From the March Issue:
Suppliers Aim to Renew OEMs' Interest in Eco-Friendly Plastics - Shana Leonard
'Green' plastics that contain renewable or recycled content are working their way into medical products and packaging
Emerging Technologies: Mimicking Mother Nature- Bob Michaels
In the search for new biomaterials, scientists are learning to emulate the attributes of animal and plant organisms
MX is designed exclusively for top-level executives, with articles devoted to market analyses for medical technologies and essential strategies for business planning to meet the needs of the global marketplace. It is published seven times a year. Visit MX's Website
Want the full story on all of the executive interviews, market analyses, and industry information that MX offers? In the case of some MX articles, it is only available online. The expanded, unabridged versions of many MX articles are posted here as Web features after the print issues reach readers. See all expanded online articles from the current issue.
IVD Technology is the only trade journal designed exclusively for manufacturers of in vitro diagnostic products. Written by leading experts in their fields, IVDT's peer-reviewed articles cover a wide range of technical and regulatory topics. The publication's primary focus is on diagnostics technologies--including research, development, and manufacturing. IVDT published nine times a year.
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Access a collection of articles devoted to a specific topic of interest to IVD Technology readers with the site's category pages:Assay Development | Beyond Clinical Diagnostics | Detection Technologies | Global Diagnostics | Instrumentation Development | Laboratory Automation | Molecular Diagnostics | Point-of-Care Technologies | See all IVDT category pages...
From the January/
Finding success through the IVD product definition process - Rob Danby
The product definition process can overlook optimal solutions if existing practices or favored technologies are accepted without adequate questioning.
European Medical Device Technology (EMDT) combines in-depth technical articles focusing on materials issues, design breakthroughs, manufacturing processes and regulation with a marketplace section that highlights suppliers' products and services, outsourcing opportunities and case studies for a pan-European readership. The magazine is published 10 times a year in addition to the annual Source Book, the premier buyers' guide for Europe's med-tech professionals. Visit EMDT's Website
Med-Tech Precision is a magazine that covers precision manufacturing applications for the orthopedics, cardiology, and general surgery sectors. It is read by design engineering, manufacturing, and specifying personnel who need information on manufacturing techniques, materials, components, equipment, and services. It is published twice a year.
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For the latest on news concerning the orthopedics, cardiological, and general surgery sectors, visit MTP's blog, Precision Talk. You can even add your own comments to the posts.
Medical Electronics Manufacturing is a semiannual magazine written exclusively for engineers and designers of medical electronic devices. The goal of MEM is to help industry professionals develop, design, and manufacture medical products that comply with complex and demanding regulations and market requirements. Visit MEM's Website
MEM offers an informative overview of standards and guidelines concerned with controlling electromagnetic compatibility in the development of medical electronics.
Also, a list of links to important regulatory bodies that oversee medical electronics manufacturing resides on the magazine's home page.
Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News is a comprehensive resource for medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals who need focused, reliable, and timely information to make intelligent packaging decisions. Each month, PMP News brings a broad range of useful information collected in a series of specialized columns.
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Don't Miss PMP News' Exclusive 2009 Webcast Series, Sustainability 101.
Don't Miss PMP News' Exclusive 2008 Webcast Series, Reducing Risk through Packaging.
You can also read questions from Part I of the Webcast series as answered by the Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC).
From the May Issue:
Automated Inspection Widens Its Scope
- Joyce Laird
Manufacturers can reduce liability exposure by improving QA practices.
Tracking and Tracing in Small Spaces
- Anastasia Thrift
Printing technology providers address the need for variable coding serialization and the realities of limited label space.
Product Equals Device Plus Package
Your company's work may not be done if they've left you out of the design process.
Also from Canon Communications
The online and print versions of the Source Book are designed to serve as a buyers' guide of products and services for engineers and other personnel working in the medical technology industry. The database can be searched by company name or by category of product or service.
Since 2005, China Medical Device Manufacturer (CMDM) has been providing the China-based medical technology industry with the resources it needs to design, develop, manufacture, and bring to market next-generation medical products. Each issue of CMDM includes peer-reviewed technical articles as well as concise reports on relevant technologies and new products and services. CMDM publishes an annual Buyers Guide in the spring and a MEDTEC China show issue in the summer along witth six electronic newsletters per year. All of the articles published in CMDM are posted in Chinese and English on the magazine's Web site.