Medical Equipment

Reprocessed Medical Devices Market to exceed $3 bn by 2024

The growing healthcare cost coupled with excessive prices of purchasing new medical devices creates requirement and demand for reprocessed medical devices this stimulates progress and development for reprocessing during the forecast timeframe. Moreover, the low price of reprocessed devices is foremost influence that encourages preference over new medical devices and is accountable for the increasing

2019-02-07T10:10:00-06:00Tags: |

AAMI Addresses Sustainability for Medical Devices

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important issue for the healthcare industry, particularly in the wake of the United Nation’s Climate Summit in late September.

Recognizing the importance of sustainability, an AAMI standards committee is seeking members to help develop a technical information report (TIR) that addresses what environmental, health, and safety implications medical device manufacturers should

2018-11-22T07:29:58-06:00Tags: , |

Medical packaging revamp cures sustainability concerns

With a revamped shipping material design, OptumRx reportedly has become the first pharmacy care company to launch fully sustainable packaging for drug shipments. The upgraded packaging replaces polystyrene blocks with cotton-fiber pads, while providing temperature and physical protection for delicate medications in transit.

“Our priority is ensuring people get the high-quality medications they need, when they

2018-10-13T08:05:51-05:00Tags: |

First-Ever Sustainable Medical Scrub Collection

Barco™ Uniforms, a recognized leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, today announced the launch of Barco One Wellness, the first-ever medical scrub collection infused with health-promoting bio-minerals aimed at helping the body self-regulate and recover – a necessity for busy health care professionals who work hard to care for others. Barco

2018-07-31T07:50:22-05:00Tags: |

This medical products company believes single-use devices should be safe, clinically effective . . . and sustainable

We have expectations of efficacy and safety in medical products that are brought to market; should we also factor in sustainability? Absolutely, says Rob Chase, founder and President of NewGen Surgical, a medical products company based in San Rafael, CA.

Single-use medical devices and surgical products have dramatically improved medical care by minimizing opportunities for hospital-acquired

2018-06-29T09:27:22-05:00Tags: |

Innovative Model Offers A Breakthrough in Medical Devices

Medical devices generally require $31 million and up to five years to bring to market, according to studies conducted by the Medical Device Manufacturers Association and the National Venture Capital Association. But a New York-based medical device maker, PAVmed—using innovative technologies and a unique business model—has found a way to do this for $3.5 million

This 20-cent paper pinwheel could transform medicine in the developing world

A whirligig is so simple, even a kindergartener can make one. But this ancient toy—a pinwheellike device whose circular motion is powered by two twisting strings—may soon transform medicine in the developing world, thanks to an inexpensive new version that can separate blood as quickly as some commercial centrifuges. The “paperfuge,” as it is called,

2017-08-02T08:03:53-05:00Tags: |

Medical ‘makers’ reinvent healthcare

Hospital hackerspace lets health professionals reinvent medicine.

Source: Medical ‘makers’ reinvent healthcare | MNN – Mother Nature Network

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Do more by getting involved with MakerNurse, an organization dedicated to spreading the use of maker labs in healthcare, then deploying the solutions discovered in these workshops.

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