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Get industry news on the materials and machinery used to package medical devices for surgical and/or clinical procedures, dental, and wound care. Medical device packaging topics include sterile barrier testing, UDI requirements, and/or government standards involved in developing packaging for medical devices.

Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief
May 20, 2015 | Package Case Study

Sanofi Chattem uses package design to launch Icy Hot Smart Relief

New product uses a wireless battery-powered device to address back pain. Package shape, graphics, and consumer input all play a role in on-shelf strategy.
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May 20, 2015 | News

Protecting medical devices from cyber attacks

The IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative-issued guidance includes information on everything from wearable devices to MRIs and electronic health systems.
May 19, 2015 | News

How does cancer spread?

A new microchip that can capture rare cells, could hold the answer.
STRAIGHTLINE CONFIGURATION. The EnVeo R next-generation Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System from Medtronic is
May 15, 2015 | Package Case Study

Medtronic’s new TAVI system wins DuPont award

DuPont honors medical device manufacturer and Prent for Excellence in Technological Advancement and Enhanced User Experience.
May 13, 2015 | News

Could this be the end for ObamaCare's medical device tax?

There is a serious push from Democrats to repeal the tax before Memorial Day.
HealthPack 2016 will be held March 15-17 at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans.
May 5, 2015 | Feature Article

Medical device packaging takes center stage at HealthPack

HealthPack 2015 focused on exclusive survey and package design. Meanwhile HealthPack 2016 venue is established.
May 5, 2015 | News

Is this medical device really safe for use with heart patients?

One study says it may not be, adding that the device was not approved by the FDA to be used in this particular way.
May 4, 2015 | News

FDA gives public access to UDI database

Important safety information is among the items that can be searched, or downloaded.
April 28, 2015 | News

New HIV treatment could help with patient adherence

The implant showed promise in stopping the spread of HIV.
April 27, 2015 | News

Medtronic cited by FDA for manufacturing violations

The legal action, among other things, require the company to stop manufacturing, designing and distributing a particular medical device.

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