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Volume 12 Issue No. 13


Georgia Tech Developing DIY Healthcare Gear in Face of Shortages from COVID-19Georgia Tech Developing DIY Healthcare Gear
in Face of Shortages from COVID-19

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

The researchers speculate that they have about two weeks to “get it right” and scale up to meet the surge of patients expected to enter hospitals.

Featured Articles

Battelle Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for N95 Respirator Decontamination SystemBattelle Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for
N95 Respirator Decontamination System

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

The system will allow healthcare professionals to reuse the critical care products up to 20 times during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ayme Zemke, Beehive Strategic CommunicationHow to Plan for and Navigate a Crisis with Purpose and Clarity

By Ayme Zemke,
Beehive Strategic Communication

Being prepared significantly improves the odds that an organization will successfully manage and mitigate risk, sustain trust and loyalty, and protect and preserve their brand.

Scott Simmonds, Barnes & Thornburg, LLPReal Problems with Virtual Patent Marking

By Scott Simmonds,
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

For medical device manufacturers, the American Invents Act created several challenges related to patent marking.


Martin Gerber, Ascensia Diabetes CareOn a Mission to Innovate

By Martin Gerber,
Ascensia Diabetes Care

Innovation requires the space for failure and continuous improvement.

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Call for Abstracts: MedTech Cybersecurity Conference

Call for Abstracts:
MedTech Cybersecurity Conference

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

The two-day event takes place September 22–23, 2020. Submit an abstract, or register to attend.

EU MDR Risk Management Web Series - April 6-7, 2020

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