Medical Design & Outsourcing covers the technical advancements fueling innovation in the design, development and contract manufacturing aspects of medical devices and equipment.
In addition to posting several staff-written stories per day, we publish a print edition seven times a year with themes such as leadership in medtech, enabling technologies, hot topics, contract manufacturing, women in medtech, the medical device equipment handbook and the Big 100, an in-depth look at the biggest medtech companies in the world.
The print editions (also available online) include staff-written features and columns as well as contributions from experts across the industry.
Our readers span the medtech industry, including OEMs, contract manufacturers, researchers, regulators, design engineers, executive teams and patent attorneys.
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Subscribe to our bi-monthly print magazine: For each issue, our editors cover a wide range of technologies and subject areas: surgical robotics, orthopedic devices, catheter-based delivery systems, diabetes treatment systems, regulatory, contract manufacturing, intellectual property and more.
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Medical Design & Outsourcing is a MassDevice-affiliated medical device industry news website, owned by Cleveland-based WTWH Media. We stand by journalistic ethics to provide the most up-to-date, accurate and fairly reported information for our readers.
Managing Editor, Life Sciences
Jim Hammerand has more than 15 years of professional journalism experience spanning newspapers, magazines, websites and broadcast news. For nearly a decade, he reported and edited business news for American City Business Journals as a reporter and digital editor at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and then managing editor of the Puget Sound Business Journal in Seattle. Mr. Hammerand holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He is based near Seattle in Edmonds, Washington, where he and his family live.
Executive Editor, Life Sciences
A professional journalist of 18 years, Chris Newmarker is a veteran of UBM (now Informa) and The Associated Press whose career has taken him from Ohio to Virginia, New Jersey and, most recently, Minnesota. He’s covered a wide variety of subjects, but his focus over the past decade has been business and technology. He presently manages WTWH Media life science news websites and publications including MassDevice, Medical Design & Outsourcing and more. Mr. Newmarker holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and political science from Ohio State University.
Senior Editor, Life Sciences
Danielle Kirsh received a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and broadcast journalism from Norfolk State University in 2015. She joined WTWH Media in 2016, working on the medical brands.
Mary Ann Cooke
Vice President, Life Sciences
Mary Ann Cooke has more than 25 years of medical device sales, marketing and education experience. Prior to joining Medical Design & Outsourcing, she worked for U.S. Surgical, and Abbott Diagnostics in multiple positions. During her tenure at U.S. Surgical she worked in a variety of positions including Senior Director of Centers of Excellence where she managed 40 major medical centers that received funding from U.S. Surgical for surgeon and resident training, product development, journal publications, education grants, and development of new technology. Ms. Cooke holds a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University.
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