Medical Device

Charles Barkley Invests in Cary Medtech Startup NeuroVice

This is an excerpt from the article NBA legend Charles Barkley invests in Cary medtech startup, written by Chantal Allam and published by WRAL TechWire.  The full article can be found here. CARY, NC – NeuroVice, a fledgling startup that’s developed a tongue protector for seizure sufferers,...

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The Importance of Human Factors for Medical & Drug Delivery Devices

As medical and drug delivery devices grow increasingly complex, regulatory agencies continue to place a greater emphasis on ensuring the safety and effectiveness of these devices through user research and human factors testing.  Anyone using a medical device, whether clinician or patient, should be able to do...

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Medical Device Concept to Commercialization in Seven Steps

Turning an idea for a medical device into a successful commercialized product is no easy task. It requires time, funding, foresight and creative solutions to take these products from concept to commercialization. Gilero has been providing design, development and manufacturing services in the medical and drug delivery...

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Tony Stark, Ironman & Medical Device Design

I always thought that everything I needed to learn I could learn from The Simpson’s but recently I have had to turn to comics and superheroes to learn about designing a battery powered medical device. In this case I’m referring to Ironman. Tony Stark had an electromagnet...

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IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition

By: Genine Grant, Program and Quality Manager for Integrated Systems at Gilero IEC 60601-1-2 Ed 4:2014 is now in full force.  The initial reaction to a change in regulatory requirements, significant or otherwise, is usually “DARN IT! Just when I finally got the hang of this thing...

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A Case for Placing a Higher Priority on Human Factors in the Medical Device Design Process

I may be a new engineer to the medical device field, but the discussion I’ve observed in the industry over the past few years indicates the landscape is changing quickly. Some examples of recent changes that we’ve already seen include the emergence of digital medicine, robotically assisted...

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