Everything you need to know about medical device creation

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 the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts. Through

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High-volume manufacturing: 4 points to consider before you scale up

Scaling to high-volume manufacturing requires companies to think ahead and prepare for the future early in the product lifecycle. Here are four points to reflect upon before your company scales up. Gavin Wadas, B. Braun Medical, OEM Division High-volume manufacturing typically involves the introduction of automation into the medical device fabrication and assembly process. A

DeviceTalks West: Expertise you need to know

Medical device suppliers are light years away from the days when they merely filled orders to spec for medtech OEMs – as a visit to the upcoming DeviceTalks West will quickly confirm. From incorporating steerability into catheters to getting validation and testing done right, the companies serving the medical device industry have become specialized experts in

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The 20 Largest Medical Device Companies In the World

When it comes to the largest medical device companies, it’s a changing cast of players – as demonstrated once again in Medical Design & Outsourcing’s latest Big 100 list. We pulled financial regulatory filings and reached out to major companies in some cases to create a list of the 100 largest medical device companies in

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The 10 largest medtech employers – and what their workers really think

Among the 10 largest medtech employers, workers feel pride in working on life-saving products – but there’s also frustration with big corporate bureaucracy. That was the major takeaway as Medical Design & Outsourcing compiled some of the most insightful current and former employee reviews posted on Glassdoor. The 10 companies we’re counting down were the

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B. Braun Medical to bring Christie Medical’s VeinViewer to more hospitals

Christie Medical Holdings, with its vein-finding VeinViewer system, has announced a strategic alliance with B. Braun Medical, a major player in infusion therapy and pain management. “Aligning the VeinViewer technology with one of the top companies in the United States’s peripheral IV catheter market provides our customers with a seamless solution for improving peripheral IV access,” said

B Braun announces collab deal with Omnicell

B. Braun said this week it inked a collaborative deal with Omnicell to help decrease the time and clinical support necessary to manage IV infusions and IV compounding. Through the deal, Omnicell will be able to use B. Braun’s DoseTrac infusion management software through a hyperlink in Omnicell’s performance center, the companies said. The software

B. Braun to present new line of echogenic peripheral nerve block needles at American Society of Anesthesiologists meeting

B. Braun Medical, a supplier in regional anesthesia, will demonstrate the advantages of its new echogenic peripheral nerve block needle technology at this year’s American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) meeting Oct. 22 to 26 at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago. “Our new Ultra 360 needles feature an echogenic 360° X-pattern, when combined with

B. Braun outcomes studies identify opportunities to minimize alert fatigue

B. Braun Medical’s Infusion Safety Analysis Service, which is designed to ensure meaningful use of infusion data to promote best practices and improve outcomes, has identified opportunities to reduce alerts and improve drug library use. The findings have been published in two peer reviewed sources. A retrospective analysis of drug library alert data of more