As medical devices continue to get smaller in size, the assembly of the internal electronics becomes more critical. “Device Shrinkage Achieved Through Consideration of Assembly Factors,” this month’s cover story, looks at this issue and how working earlier with an outsourcing partner can help.
With the 3rd Edition of IEC 60601-1 impacting U.S. design engineers in June, it is critical they are aware of the implications to their medical device designs. “Powering the Homecare Medical Device Market” highlights several important areas.
Selecting the best contract manufacturing partner can be a tricky process, especially for start-ups or companies new to the process. “8 Contract Manufacturing Pitfalls to Avoid” attempts to ease the task.
Implantable drug delivery devices are the focus in both “Implantable Drug Delivery Devices—An Overview” and “Enabling the Next Generation of Implantable Devices Through Fiber Extrusion Processes.”
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