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Medical Device Packaging Industry News

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.

May 4, 2015 | News

FDA gives public access to UDI database

Important safety information is among the items that can be searched, or downloaded.
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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.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
April 23, 2015 | Column/Opinion

When FDA is a cop

A quick, effective response to FDA can prevent serious consequences.
April 22, 2015 | News

First-of-its-kind corneal implant approved by FDA

It is the first implantable medical device for correction of near vision in patients who have not had cataract surgery.
April 15, 2015 | News

Meet the world's smallest pacemaker

This new device from Medtronic is less than one-tenth the size of a conventional pacemaker and is placed directly in the heart.
Domino: Fiber laser system
April 10, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Domino: Fiber laser system

Designed to meet healthcare industry challenges, the F220i is particularly suited for the medical device sector.
April 9, 2015 | News

Fast-tracking medical devices through the FDA

Starting April 14, the new program will help manufacturers of devices for life-threatening, or irreversibly debilitating, conditions get approval faster.
April 8, 2015 | News

Is lack of standardized medical device labeling harming patients?

The FDA is studying if they should require standardized medical device labeling.
April 7, 2015 | News

Near record lows for medical device recalls

It's been two years since the FDA saw recall numbers this low.


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