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Yukon Medical Granted Formal Approval to Sell ClearTip™ Swabs in the European Union

DURHAM, N.C., May 18, 2021 - Durham-based medical device company Yukon Medical announced today that it has been granted formal approval to sell ClearTip™ swabs (specimen collection devices) in the European Union. The announcement comes four months after the domestic listing of ClearTip swabs with the US...

18 May, 2021

An Interview with Gilero’s Vice President of Business Development

Clayton Roberts joined Gilero in 2019 as the Director of Business Development. He brought with him more than 20 years of experience in component design, molding, and contract manufacturing. Clayton is an essential touchpoint for all current Gilero customers and new business opportunities. What does the Vice...

07 May, 2021

How the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is Changing Healthcare

You may have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it helps to connect and power our lives, from fitness trackers to traffic lights to the ability to turn on our home security systems from anywhere. The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is having just...

26 Apr, 2021

Understanding Human-Centered Design

“If you think good design is expensive, you should look at the cost of bad design,” said Dr. Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover. While the medical device industry is not the same as the automobile industry, the sentiment still applies. Not only can a bad...

24 Mar, 2021

Connected Medical Devices: The Rise of Smart Health Solutions

Innovation is a hallmark of the medtech industry. As connected technology becomes more intertwined in our daily lives, it only makes sense that more medical products capable of internet connectivity will enter the market. The number of connected medical devices in the market is expected to increase...

15 Feb, 2021

The Difference Between Medical Device Quality Control & Quality Assurance

The last thing a medical device manufacturer wants is for a piece of equipment to malfunction once it gets into the hands of a clinician, patient or caregiver. With such high stakes, the emphasis on quality when it comes to this form of design and manufacturing is...

20 Jan, 2021

Yukon Medical Receives NIH Funding for ClearTip™ Collection Swabs

DURHAM, N.C., January 12, 2021 - Yukon Medical today announced it has been awarded up to $9.4 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative to expedite the launch of the company’s non-absorbent, injection-molded ClearTip™ swabs used for the collection of...

17 Jan, 2021

The Importance of a Manufacturing Quality Plan

What is a Manufacturing Quality Plan? The importance of a manufacturing quality plan can’t be understated in any field, but it’s particularly important in the medical device industry. A quality plan for medical device design and manufacturing is required by the FDA and the ISO 13485 framework....

03 Jan, 2021