Medtech development is hard. Medical device creation can require manufacturing know-how in areas as wide-ranging as electrical components, high-performance polymers, molding and machining — and that doesn’t even include the required expertise in design, regulatory requirements and achieving reimbursement.
The good news is that there is now a whole ecosystem of specialized experts serving the medical device industry. Through our annual Medical Device Handbook, we harness this expertise. We request articles that avoid marketing pitches and instead provide useful information for the medtech development community.
Saying the Handbook has everything you need to know about creating medical devices — it’s more of an aspirational goal than a reality. However, the wide variety of articles here should hopefully help you dip your toes into the many areas you need to know to make a medical device.
And here’s the full list of categories:
The opinions expressed in contributed Medical Device Handbook posts are the authors’ only and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Design & Outsourcing or its employees.
Originally published Nov. 22, 2017. Updated annually with new articles.