Components http://medicaldesign.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en Using UVC LEDs for DNA Purity Measurements http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/using-uvc-leds-dna-purity-measurements <div class="field-byline"> Hari Venugopalan, Director of Global Product Management, Crystal IS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>DNA concentration and purity measurements, which use absorption spectroscopy, are the first step in analysis for many life science applications.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/using-uvc-leds-dna-purity-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/using-uvc-leds-dna-purity-measurements#comments Components Design-Engineering Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:30:00 +0000 13731 at http://medicaldesign.com The Value of Single-Use Devices in the Emergency Department http://medicaldesign.com/components/value-single-use-devices-emergency-department <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Douglas McConnell, OBP Medical </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From a business standpoint, what value do disposable medical devices offer over their reusable counterparts? How much do they save? What clinical benefits do they deliver?</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/value-single-use-devices-emergency-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/value-single-use-devices-emergency-department#comments Components Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:32:00 +0000 13681 at http://medicaldesign.com Medical Connectors http://medicaldesign.com/components/medical-connectors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Where are medical connectors used? What do you have to watch out for when specifying a medical connector? Let’s start with regulatory requirements. What role does the FDA play when it comes to connectors?</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/medical-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/medical-connectors#comments Components Design FAQs Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:05:00 +0000 13561 at http://medicaldesign.com Eleven Tips for Electric Diaphragm Pump Selection http://medicaldesign.com/components/eleven-tips-electric-diaphragm-pump-selection <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beyond the basics such as flow rate, temperature, voltage and media compatibility, there are a host of other critical issues necessary to determine the best pump for your system design. The fundamental design criteria for selecting</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/eleven-tips-electric-diaphragm-pump-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/eleven-tips-electric-diaphragm-pump-selection#comments White Papers Components Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:09:00 +0000 13551 at http://medicaldesign.com Pumping System Parameters to Consider for Your Medical Instrument http://medicaldesign.com/components/pumping-system-parameters-consider-your-medical-instrument <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Selecting the wrong pump for a medical instrument can lead to costly manufacturing delays, dangerous device failures, or even reputation-damaging product</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/pumping-system-parameters-consider-your-medical-instrument" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/pumping-system-parameters-consider-your-medical-instrument#comments White Papers Components Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:03:00 +0000 13541 at http://medicaldesign.com Mechanically Driven Diaphragm Pumps For Use With Gases http://medicaldesign.com/components/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Whether in medical technology, environmental protection/analysis, in the laboratory or process engineering, many applications are today unthinkable without the use of mechanically driven diaphragm pumps for gases. Their particular</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases#comments White Papers Components Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:16:00 +0000 13531 at http://medicaldesign.com Looking to Automated Compounding Systems to Remove Human Error http://medicaldesign.com/blog/looking-automated-compounding-systems-remove-human-error <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections continues to be a tragic reminder of the risks inherent in manual medication compounding. Unsanitary conditions at the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that made the injections, resulted in fungal contamination of the drugs. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/blog/looking-automated-compounding-systems-remove-human-error" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/blog/looking-automated-compounding-systems-remove-human-error#comments Materials Components Contributors&#039; Corner Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:51:00 +0000 12901 at http://medicaldesign.com Applying Tech Design and Engineering to Medical Devices http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/applying-tech-design-and-engineering-medical-devices <div class="field-deck"> Some of the best new technologies and devices for the medical industry are coming from companies outside the medical establishment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Medical devices, implantables in particular, need components that are the best of the best. Companies that are well established in other industries are now adding their expertise to create innovative medical devices.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/applying-tech-design-and-engineering-medical-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/applying-tech-design-and-engineering-medical-devices#comments Materials Products Electronics Components Design-Engineering Implantables mHealth Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 12791 at http://medicaldesign.com What You Need to Know Now About Unique Device Identification http://medicaldesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-now-about-unique-device-identification <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>As the Sept. 24, 2014, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Unique Device Identification (UDI) compliance deadline approaches for medical device manufacturers of class III devices, Kalypso experts provide analysis on the main changes made to the final rule and what they mean for the industry. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-now-about-unique-device-identification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/blog/what-you-need-know-now-about-unique-device-identification#comments Components Design-Engineering Implantables Contributors&#039; Corner Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:13:00 +0000 12741 at http://medicaldesign.com The Truth Behind Miniaturization (Part 2 of 3) http://medicaldesign.com/components/truth-behind-miniaturization-part-2-3 <div class="field-byline"> Girish Wable and Donna Fedor </div> <div class="field-deck"> With right-sizing the new mantra of medical device manufacturing, the industry turns to a few selected methods and technologies that will allow right-sizing of the electronics elements in products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Electronics are permeating many medical devices that, to date, have been strictly mechanical in function. Integrating electronics allows the addition of functions and features such as imaging, sensing, and monitoring to previously functionally passive devices. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/components/truth-behind-miniaturization-part-2-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/components/truth-behind-miniaturization-part-2-3#comments Materials Electronics Components Design-Engineering Tue, 10 Jun 2014 03:10:00 +0000 12611 at http://medicaldesign.com