Cybersécurité : un sujet à prendre au sérieux pour les dispositifs médicaux

International – Device Makers Combating Cyber Risks to Patient Health

Newly discovered vulnerabilities are opening up hospital medical devices to attacks from hackers that could harm patient safety and damage credibility. Device makers are relying...
Europe Update: Notified Body MDD, AIMDD Timelines

Europe – Europe Update: Notified Body MDD, AIMDD Timelines

EMERGO SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS Some European Notified Bodies appear to have set early 2020 deadlines for winding down renewals of CE Mark certifications...
Taking a Deeper Look at Device Certification and Recertification

Europe – Taking a Deeper Look at Device Certification and Recertification

The new Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR) approved by the European Union in May 2017 tightens requirements in an effort to...
Immersive Technologies in Medical Device Development: Today and Tomorrow

International – Immersive Technologies in Medical Device Development: Today and Tomorrow

Medical device designers have a new research tool in their arsenal that facilitates faster immersion for the development team and provides a communication platform...
Eye Test to Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Start

Discovery – Eye Test to Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Start

At Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis researchers may have spotted signs of Alzheimer’s disease within patient eyes, potentially leading to a...
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective at Treating Drug Resistant Depression

Discovery – Vagus Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective at Treating Drug Resistant Depression

Drugs have been the go-to therapy for psychiatrists treating depression, but implantable neurostimulators have been making substantial impact lately. A national study headed by...
A Temporary Fix for the EpiPen Crisis?

USA – A Temporary Fix for the EpiPen Crisis?

The ongoing saga of the EpiPen shortage crisis took a new turn today as FDA made a move to extend the expiration dates of...
TGA Updates Guidance on the Testing of Biological Medicines

Australia – Expands Range of Acceptable Foreign Regulators for Device Applications

Beginning this month, Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will expand its range of acceptable international assessments and approvals on medical device applications. TGA said Monday...
VistaTablet for Monitoring Patients’ Eight Vital Signs from Anywhere

Discovery – VistaTablet for Monitoring Patients’ Eight Vital Signs from Anywhere

VitalConnect, a Silicon Valley firm, is releasing its brand new patient-monitoring handheld interface for its VitalPatch vitals monitor. The VistaTablet and and VitalPatch are...
Building a Better Insulin Infusion System

Discovery – Building a Better Insulin Infusion System

Capillary Biomedical is looking to develop a safer more reliable and accurate insulin infusion device. The Irvine, CA-based company has closed on $2.9 million...

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