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Medical Device Engineering

The Power of the Cloud – Med Device Company Boosts Operational Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction

BackgroundA diversified medical device company has a leading position in the global endoscopy device space. In this market, the company generates growth and differentiates its products primarily through incremental innovations and investment in research and...

Leading Medical Device Company Achieves Major Efficiency Boost by Utilizing SPK’s SolidWorks CSV Expertise

Background Apublicly traded medical device manufacturer with 33,000 employees and several international locations approached SPK and Associates for assistance in streamlining their validation processes. The validation process took months, but the customer wanted...
Medical Device Development: First to Market

Medical Device Development: First to Market

In the world of fast competitive marketing, a lot of attention goes to the first company who develops a creative breakthrough and comes out with a cool new device first. New technology in the medical device market has resulted in several new products which include;...

Modern Medical Device Design in the IoT Era

Modern Medical Device Design in the IoT Era

In the past, medical device design focused on a standalone unit or a group of a couple devices that worked together. While that was a great idea, the number of compatibility issues that could occur also blocked connectivity to other devices. With the stream of new...

OSS, Heartbleed, and the Impact on Medical Device Design

OSS, Heartbleed, and the Impact on Medical Device Design

The use of open source software (OSS) within the medical device industry is a double edged sword. On one end of the spectrum, you have freely available code that is available for the world to scrutinize. In the process, one would hope that bugs are more easily...

Wearable Medical Devices: The Latest Medical Device Design Trend

Wearable Medical Devices: The Latest Medical Device Design Trend

As humans, we depend on feedback. Everyone likes feedback, whether a glance in the mirror, a friendly compliment or financial reward for a great job. Now thanks to the advancement of medical device design, high tech trends, and use of micro-computers, you can get...

Cyber Security in Medical Device Design

Cyber Security in Medical Device Design

With the push by big technology players (Cisco, Google, Intel, etc.) towards connectivity in everyday devices, cyber security is becoming more and more crucial. This push is even seen in medical device design as the industry begins to move toward cloud-integrated and...

March 19th Medical Device Seminar: Ready for ROHS 2 in July 2014?

March 19th Medical Device Seminar: Ready for ROHS 2 in July 2014?

Device manufacturers have until this summer to ensure their devices comply with the EU's Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive – commonly called the RoHS Directive – to be able to earn CE Marking. In short, no RoHS compliance, no CE Marking, no selling in the...

Medical Device Interoperability: A $30B opportunity?

Medical Device Interoperability: A $30B opportunity?

Greater medical device interoperability and the adoption of commonly accepted standards could save the US in excess of $30B, suggests a West Health Institute report published in March. Lack of device interoperability creates significant waste and risk to patient...

Tackling Email Archiving Regulations

Tackling Email Archiving Regulations

Whether or not your in a heavily regulated industry, having a solid email archiving solution is an absolute necessity. Email’s importance in the workplace for the past decade-and-a-half is similar to the need of having a dial tone in years past. In addition, email is...