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MedTech Intelligence

Volume 13 Issue No. 48


Legal and Normative Requirements: Ensuring the Functional Safety of Medical DevicesLegal and Normative Requirements:
Ensuring the Functional Safety of Medical Devices

By Dr. Abtin Rad, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH

EU regulations require manufacturers of medical devices and systems prove the single-fault safety of their products. However, it is not clearly defined in detail how to comply with these requirements. This article explains which technical and legal requirements apply and which aspects should be considered during development.



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Featured Articles


Four Ways to Close the MedTech Talent Gap

By Leon Hendra, Real Staffing Group

The talent behind a company’s solutions is its biggest competitive advantage. For many medtech companies, attracting candidates requires taking a fresh look at the recruiting and retention process.

Optical Detection Systems for Microfluidic Applications:
Designs, Imaging Techniques, and Deciding Which Optical System to Use

By Lorenzo Gutierrez, StarFish Medical

This article discusses simple optical designs and common imaging techniques used in microfluidic enabled platforms. It will also suggest key elements to consider when deciding which optical set-up to employ for a given microfluidic application.

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Q3 Medical Device Recalls Increase 36%,
Software Issues Remain Top Reason

By MedTech Intelligence Staff

Quarterly recall events increased for the first time since Q2 2020.


The Digital Revolution in Healthcare

By Silvia Oteri, Permira

The spread of COVID-19 across the world had a huge impact on virtually every sector of the global economy. Healthcare, naturally, was at the very forefront of this impact, and the acceleration of innovation and investment in transformative healthcare technologies over the past 18 months has been staggering. However, the rapid acceptance of new medical innovations represents a break from the past as the practice of medicine has historically been conservative in embracing new technologies.

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