Big 100 2016: A look at the World’s 100 largest Medtech companies.

It’s September, and here at Medical Design & Outsourcing that means it’s time for the Big 100, our annual look at the largest players in the medical technology world. Actually, around here Big 100 time started months ago, when we began scouring regulatory filings and annual reports. Here you’ll find the result, information on the

July 2016 issue: Testing for human factors + more

In this issue: 38 FDA: Conduct human factors studies, or else 48 The hidden costs of multiple-vendor contract manufacturing 52 Five tips to surviving supplier consolidation 62 Molding manufacturers: Standing out in a crowd   7 things CMOs don’t want you to know By Brad Perriello We asked contract manufacturers to let us in on

May 2016 issue: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Starting a Medical Device Company + more

In this issue: 43 Understanding nitinol implant design and manufacturing 48 Microneedle technology and transdermal drug delivery 54 Advances in lower limb prosthetics   Conquering the complex implant supply chain By Heather Thompson The supply chain for medical devices, particularly implantables, is very complex. Although a distributor often manages the inventory, manufacturers hold it in