1. Easy Medical Device
About: Medical Device expert, Monir, founded Easy Medical Device to help Medical Device companies to place compliant products on the market. Its objective is to share my knowledge and experience with the community of people working in the Medical Device field.
“Complete Guide: Medical Device Classification EU MDR (Free PDF)” (https://easymedicaldevice.com/new-eu-medical-device-classification/)
“Process Validation or Verification (Medical Device)?” (https://easymedicaldevice.com/medical-device-validation/)
2. Medical Device HQ
About: Medical Device HQ offers world-class training for talented individuals within the Medical Device Industry, as well as high-quality articles. The training process and content on the site is tailored around the product development of medical devices and related areas such as design control, project management, design control, risk management, and quality management.
- Risk management for medical device and ISO 14971:2019 infographic
- A proactive approach to managing safety for electrical medical devices
Link: Medical Device HQ
3. Medical Device News Magazine
About: Medical Device News Magazine, located in the United States, reports the latest medical device industry news, clinical trials and updates, product launches, FDA announcements, profiles of device companies, acquisitions, executives on the move, non-profit and medical society news and more. Medical Device News Magazine distributes industry news to medical specialists, medical device industry executives, investors, and other allied health professionals.
“ The Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Trials: Challenges an Opportunities” (https://infomeddnews.com/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-clinical-trials-challenges-and-opportunities/)
“World`s First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated with a DEB” (https://infomeddnews.com/worlds-first-fda-ide-coronary-patient-treated-with-a-deb/)
About: Emergo by UL is a leading regulatory consulting firm specializing in global medical device and IVD compliance, present on six continents. This blog provides short updates on quality and regulatory topics.
“MDR Watch: Are Regulatory Affairs departments in need of more adequate support?” (https://www.emergobyul.com/blog/2020/01/mdr-watch-are-regulatory-affairs-departments-need-more-adequate-support)
“US FDA 2020 agenda includes ISO 13485 harmonization, De Novo classification scheme” (https://www.emergobyul.com/blog/2020/07/us-fda-2020-agenda-includes-iso-13485-harmonization-de-novo-classification-scheme)
5. StarFish Medical
About: StarFish Medical provides medical device development services ranging from strategic planning and technology development to engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory support. StarFish Medical blog focuses on medical device innovation best practices.
6. Verdict Medical Devices
About: Medicaldevice-network.com is your one–stop for information on the medical device industry, covering everything along the supply chain from biomaterials and materials solutions to electronics, packaging, motors and motion control, outsourcing, and more.
“Adapting the assembly line: how manufacturers are repurposing for Covid-19” (https://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/adapting-the-assembly-line-how-manufacturers-are-repurposing-for-covid-19/)
“Nanotechnology in Medicine: Regulatory Trends” (https://www.medicaldevice-network.com/comment/nanotechnology-medicine-regulatory/)
7. Medical News Today
About: Medical News Today, part of Healthline Media UK is one of the fastest–growing health information sites in the United States. Every month, more than 70 million people come to Medical News Today for in-depth health content and the latest news in medical research. They unravel the complexities of health information and make it easy to understand.
“What is differential diagnosis?” (https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/differential-diagnosis)
“How to use a nebulizer for a baby”
About: Since 2004, Medgadget has been reporting on medical technology from around the world. They cover the latest medical devices and approvals, technology breakthroughs and discoveries, conduct exclusive interviews with med tech leaders, and file reports from healthcare conferences.
“Scientists 3D-Print Human Heart Pump” (https://www.medgadget.com/2020/07/scientists-3d-print-human-heart-pump.html)
“Breathalyzer to Detect COVID-19 in Seconds” “https://www.medgadget.com/2020/06/breathalyzer-to-detect-covid-19-in-seconds.html”
9. MedCity News
About: MedCity News offers insight into what’s next and what matters with a mix of breaking news and analysis on startups, and established industry leaders, personalities, policies, and the most important deals.
“Here’s how Covid-19 has affected funding, development in infectious diseases” (https://medcitynews.com/2020/07/heres-how-covid-19-has-affected-funding-development-in-infectious-diseases/)
“Digital health funding hits another high mark for 2020” (https://medcitynews.com/2020/07/digital-health-funding-hits-another-high-mark-for-2020/)
10. Science Daily
About: ScienceDaily features breaking news about the latest discoveries in science, health, the environment, technology, and more — from leading universities, scientific journals, and research organizations. Stories are posted daily, selected from press materials provided by hundreds of sources from around the world. Links to sources and relevant journal citations (where available) are included at the end of each post.
“Quantum body scanner? What happens when vector vortex beams meet scattering media” (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/07/200714143046.htm)
“AI techniques in medical imaging may lead to incorrect diagnoses” (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/05/200512134541.htm)
11. The Medical Futurist
About: The Medical Futurist focused on combining the future and the present of healthcare. Dr. Bertalan Mesko, Ph.D. is The Medical Futurist and the Director of The Medical Futurist Institute analyzing how science fiction technologies can become a reality in medicine and healthcare.
“Your Smartphone As The Swiss Knife Of Digital Health” (https://medicalfuturist.com/your-smartphone-as-the-swiss-knife-of-digital-health/)
“Milestones Of Digital Health: Infographic About Its Timeline”
About: IMARC Research is a global medical device CRO with two decades of proven experience ensuring patient protection and regulatory compliance for clinical research. In their blog, you can learn more about clinical monitoring and training.
13. Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry
About: Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) is a resource exclusively for original equipment manufacturers of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic products. The goal of MD+DI is to help industry professionals develop, design, and manufacture medical products that comply with complex and demanding regulations and market requirements.
”Three Ways Healthcare QA Helps Improve Patient Outcomes” (https://www.mddionline.com/qaqc/three-ways-healthcare-qa-helps-improve-patient-outcomes)
“How Ready Are You for the Next Crisis?”
14. Operon Strategist
About: Operon Strategist is a medical device regulatory consulting company that provides regulatory advisory & guidance to various manufacturers in the healthcare industry. In their blog, you can find regulatory information and news from the medical device industry.
“Understanding About The Quality And Regulatory Affairs Of Medical Devices” (https://www.operonstrategist.com/quality-and-regulatory-affairs-of-medical-devices/)
“Understanding between the NIOSH Approval and Food & Drug Administration/Centre for Devices & Radiological Health” (https://www.operonstrategist.com/niosh-approval-and-food-drug-administration/)
About: Forma does medical industrial design, with an exclusive focus on medical devices and life science products. Being experienced medical product designers, their blog focusses on the path of an idea to market.
“10 Guidelines for Defining Medical Products” (https://www.formamedicaldevicedesign.com/2020/02/10-guidelines-for-defining-medical-products/)
“What Is Your Patent Worth?”
16. MedTech Impact
About: Medtech Impact on Wellness is an annual educational symposium that explores the landscape of digital health. MedTech hosts digital health stakeholders including clinicians, health IT executives, entrepreneurs, and researchers to promote the development of patient-centered medical technology. Speakers at MedTech cover a diverse range of topics to fully tackle the varied and complex problems facing the healthcare industry.
“MedTech Insider: FDA Clears First AI X-Ray System” (https://www.medtechimpact.com/fda-clears-first-artificial-intelligence-x-ray-system/)
“Left-Pocket/Right-Pocket: The Systemic Challenge Facing Health Tech Disruption” (https://www.medtechimpact.com/left-pocket-right-pocket-the-systemic-challenge-facing-health-tech-disruption/)
About: MobiHealthNews is the publication of record for digital health, providing news, analysis, and data to innovators at provider groups, payers, pharma companies, tech, and venture capital firms as well as startups. For nearly 10 years, MobiHealthNews has identified and contextualized the emerging trends in digital health helping its readers shape what’s next in healthcare.
“The looming end to the telehealth boom” (https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/looming-end-telehealth-boom)
“HIMSSCast: What health startups need to be thinking about during COVID-19”
About: Intertek provides quality and safety solutions to a range of industries. Their blog offers insights into designing, marketing, and product development of medical devices.
“Connectivity in Medical Devices” (https://www.intertek.com/blog/2020-05-29-med-cybersecurity/)
“Medical Robots and Robotic Devices” (https://www.intertek.com/blog/2019-06-18-med-robots/)
About: BioWorld’s suite of news services delivers actionable intelligence on the most innovative therapeutics and medical technologies in development. With writers and editors stationed around the globe, BioWorld reports the breaking news – and provides a key perspective on hundreds of therapeutics and devices in development, the companies behind those candidates, the business development transactions that evolve the markets, and the regulatory hurdles that both challenge and guard the processes.
“Transforming R&D and health care with artificial intelligence” (https://www.bioworld.com/articles/430100-transforming-r-d-and-health-care-with-artificial-intelligence)
“AI propels med tech into new partnerships, new possibilities”
20. Medical Devices Community
About: The medical devices community is dedicated to every individual active or interested in the medical devices industry. The purpose of this community is to create an international network with people from various disciplines who share interests, ideas, and experiences to learn from each other.
“A Virtual Experience of Medical Device Trials” (https://medicaldevicescommunity.com/md_news/a-virtual-experience-of-medical-device-trials/
“8 tips for telehealth regarding providers & patients” (https://medicaldevicescommunity.com/md_news/8-tips-for-telehealth-regarding-providers-patients/)