Tune in to learn strategies to ensure the overall success of your medical equipment design. It makes little sense to have designed an incredible medical device only to discover that the primary user interface to your application – the connector – was just an afterthought.
What you’ll learn:
- A repeatable process for selecting the best fluid and electronic handling connectors
- How the functional needs of your application determine the parameters for tubing and connectors
- New connector technologies that add functionality and performance features to your medical devices
Hank Mancini, Marketing Manager, Affinity Medical, Molex
Hank Mancini, Marketing Manager, Affinity Medical, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated. In his 30 year career in the medical industry, Hank has worked in almost every facet of the business, including manufacturing, new product development, sales, marketing and strategic management.
Jim Brown, Medical & Industrial Business Unit Manager, CPC – Colder Products Company
Jim Brown is the business unit manager for medical and industrial markets at CPC (Colder Products Company) in St. Paul, Minn. Jim has been customizing fluid connections for more than 20 years. His expertise includes applications for medical devices such as blood pressure monitoring, dialysis and surgical equipment. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology. Jim is a member of LifeScience Alley and AAMI and currently serves as a US Expert to ISO Technical Committee 210/JWG4 developing standards to prevent misconnections of small-bore connectors.
Nic Abraham, Managing Editor, Medical Design & Outsourcing
Nic Abraham is the Managing Editor for Windpower Engineering & Development and Medical Design & Outsourcing magazines at WTWH Media. Her current focus is Contract Manufacturing. Prior to joining WTWH Media in 2012, Nic worked as a Senior Editor in a news room.
She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and promotional communication from Cleveland State University and an MBA in marketing from Tiffin University. Nic is also an Air Force veteran.