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MedTech Intelligence

Volume 12 Issue No. 04


Will the 2020 Elections Affect MedTech Investment? MaybeWill the 2020 Elections Affect MedTech Investment? Maybe

By Maria Fontanazza, Editor-in-Chief

The outlook for 2020 and beyond is positive, but medical device companies must continue to evolve their technologies and partnerships to keep the attention of investors.


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Featured Articles

FDAFDA Reclassifies Image Analyzers from Class III to Class II Devices

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

Special controls are also provided for reasonable assurance of the safety and effectiveness of the devices impacted by the reclassification.

Avoid the EU MDR Scramble

Will You Be Able to Sell Your Medical Device in Europe after May 26?

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

An online series of workshops taking place in February will arm you with the information you need to overcome challenges and achieve compliance with EU MDR.

Sandi Schaible, WuXi AppTecQ&A:
MedTech Industry Still Scrambling as MDR Deadline Nears

By Maria Fontanazza

With May 26, 2020 quickly approaching, every day counts.


Mike Lamb, Clearwave, Inc.How Technology is Changing Patient Wants and Needs

By Mike Lamb, Clearwave, Inc.

Patients are demanding the same type of convenience in healthcare management as they have in the rest of their daily lives.

Mark Proulx, president of MLB Consulting ServicesTechnical Writing Workshop Focuses on Key Elements for Lifescience Companies

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

This two-part virtual workshop will guide participants through the process of how to write effective documents.

From the Archives

Medtronic and IBM, CESMedtronic-IBM Watson App to Empower Diabetes Patients

By Maria Fontanazza

In a Q&A with MedTech Intelligence, Annette Brüls, president of Diabetes Service and Solutions at Medtronic discusses the potential for a Medtronic-Watson app.

Accumold - Micro-Mold - Small Mold - Lead Frame/Insert

Loftware - Successfully Manage Labeling & Compliance for MDR

Siemens - Live Webinar about MedTech digitalization

EU MDR Implementation Strategies

EU MDR Risk Management Web Series - February 18-19, 2020

Technical Writing Virtual Workshop  - March 3 & 10, 2020

QServe: Your MedTech Partner for Regulatory, Quality Affairs, and Clinical Trials

Resource Centers

Resource Centers are single topic focused micro-sites within MedTechIntelligence.com that are portals of information on medical device components and quality systems offering news, articles, white papers, case histories and videos.

Event Reports Virtual Workshop - April 8 & 22, 2020

Sponsored Resources

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SiemensSiemens Live Webinar about MedTech digitalization

MedTech companies must navigate the question of how their digital evolution will take place. Attend this webinar to discover the role of best-in-class and integrated software solutions for Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) and explore the key benefits they generate for Medical Device and Diagnostics (MD&D) firms.

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EU MDR Web SeminarsEU-MDR Implementation Strategies Web Seminar

February 4-6, 2020

Anyone can read the regulation, but interpretation remains vague in some areas, and even the best prepared companies have large teams struggling with impact analysis, strategy, budgeting, and implementation. This three half-day virtual event features presentations and panel discussions by speakers from notified bodies and top medical device companies. Pooling knowledge and strategies will help the industry as a whole better plan for the massive and costly upcoming changes.

Register Now at www.EU-MDR.events


EU MDR Web SeminarsEU MDR Risk Management Web Seminar

February 18-19, 2020

This two half-day virtual event features presentations and panel discussions by speakers from notified bodies and top medical device companies.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction and Overview - Risk Management and the EU MDR
  • ISO 14971:2019 – Overview and Applicability to EU MDR and other regions
  • Design and Usability Requirements with respect to EU MDR
  • Practical application of Risk Management for EU MDR
  • EU MDR and Post Market Surveillance Requirements
  • EU MDR additional Monitoring and Trending Requirements
  • Post Market Surveillance methods and best practices
  • Post Market Surveillance and Risk Management
  • Application of Risk Management for Post Market Surveillance and Trending
  • Tying it all together - EU MDR / Risk Management / Post Market Surveillance

Register Now at www.EU-MDR.events

Six Sigma Approach to CAPA Virtual Workshop - May 6 & 20, 2020

Upcoming Events & Webinars

FebFebruary 4-6, 2020 - EU MDR Implementation Strategies
Virtual Events

FebFebruary 18-19, 2020 - EU MDR Risk Management
Virtual Events

MarMarch 3 & 10, 2020 - Technical Writing Virtual Workshop
Virtual Events

AprApril 8 & 22, 2020 - Events Reports Virtual Workshop
Virtual Events

MayMay 6 & 20, 2020 - Six-Sigma CAPA Virtual Workshop
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