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MedTech Intelligence

Volume 13 Issue No. 02

MedTech Economics

Abbott’s Virus Hunters Saw COVID ComingAbbott’s Virus Hunters Saw COVID Coming,
Developed Three Molecular Tests in 30 Days

By Maria Fontanazza, Editor-in-Chief

During a session at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, Andrea Wainer, EVP of Rapid Molecular Diagnostics at Abbott, shares how the company scaled up to supply the global market with more than 300 million COVID-19 tests in 2020 and the path forward.


Computer Modeling & Simulation in MedTech Product Development & SubmissionsComputer Modeling & Simulation in MedTech Product Development & Submissions

A COMPLIMENTARY virtual event
January 27-28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

What you will learn:

  • The uses and limitation of CM&S in med tech product development
  • Simulation to support, enhance, or replace clinical studies
  • The business case for CM&S
  • FDA’s perspective of CM&S
  • Standards and validation of modeling data
  • Case studies of successful med tech CM&S
  • The promise of digital twins, personalized modeling, and 3D printing



Featured Articles


Preparing Your WiFi Network for the Future (Part 2)

By Roger Sands, Wyebot, Inc.

How artificial intelligence and automation play an important role in future-proofing networks.

Upcoming Event

FDA Experts to Weigh in on Computational Modeling & Simulation in MedTech Product Development

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

Join MedTech Intelligence from January 27–28 for a complimentary virtual program consisting of comprehensive presentations and demonstrations of how CM&S can be used throughout the product lifecycle to help many useful medical devices gain approval and help patients sooner. We will be joined by industry experts in CM&S, including six speakers from FDA.


Unlocking Medtech’s Future Potential with Connected Devices and ServicesUnlocking Medtech’s Future Potential with Connected Devices and Services

Sponsored By S3 Connected Health

Demand for hospitals to operate at peak efficiency is driving demand for services based around connected devices. Adding connectivity to devices and becoming a service provider can be challenging.

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Product Design

The New Way of Healthcare with Additive Manufacturing

By Christopher Cho, nTopology

The adoption of this manufacturing process in healthcare saw a tremendous uptick in 2020.

Digital Health

Future of Specialty Telemedicine

By Jonathan Wiesen, M.D., MediOrbus

Its success lies in a synergy between the technological and the clinical.


How to optimize coatings and substrates for compatible medical devicesHow to optimize coatings and substrates for compatible medical devices

Sponsored By KRÜSS

Taking a close look at coatings, substrates, and surface preparation helps not only develop ground-breaking materials, but also enhances how well existing liquids and solids work together.

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Does Your Class II Device Qualify for a 510(k) Premarket
Notification Exemption?

By Tara Lysechko, Starfish Medical

The exemption reduces the regulatory burden on the medical device industry—including the time and costs involved in preparing, submitting and responding to requests for additional information.


Digital Health as Healthcare Delivery:
A Path to Transform Care Delivery Post-Pandemic

By Jennifer S. Geetter, McDermott Will & Emery

The challenge for the digital health community will be to bring the same high standards for care in the physical world to their digital interactions.


Telemedicine Cybersecurity Report: Android Patient-Facing Mobile AppsTelemedicine Cybersecurity Report:
Android Patient-Facing Mobile Apps

In this new whitepaper, Irdeto identified five B2C patient-facing Android telemedicine mobile apps that offer both synchronous and asynchronous virtual visit experiences to US consumers and are downloadable via Google Play and performed an extensive cybersecurity threat risk analysis of these apps.

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