Learn how your peers in MedTech assess and mitigate risks and improve logistics to build more sustainable, resilient supply chains.
RFID and IoT technologies can strengthen the medical device supply chain and improve workflows. The following real-life examples illustrate the benefits that can be achieved.
A recent study from Ethicon and the Cleveland Clinic outlined opportunities and barriers to better sustainability practices in operating rooms. We spoke with Vishnu Kalra, President, U.S. Ethicon, to learn more about the study’s findings, Ethicon’s efforts to develop more sustainable products and practices, and how other companies can get started.
At Device Talks Boston in May, Ronald Kurz, Sr. Director and GM at Canon Virginia, Kathryn Unger, Sr. Mgr. of Global ESG Communications at Boston Scientific, and David Ettl, COO at Gradian Health System, addressed the question, how can we make medical products sustainable?
As 3D printing gains a more prominent place in the manufacture and protoyping of medical devices, advances in technology and materials are expanding indications. We spoke with John Kawola, CEO of Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), about the move toward micro 3D printing and how this technology is supporting the drive for miniaturization and minimally invasive medical treatments.
Selecting a strong medical device contract manufacturer is critical to ensure supply chain resiliency, regulatory compliance, and long-term success for a medical device OEM. This article is a guide to the most important questions to ask yourself and your contract manufacturer to help ensure a successful partnership.
Only one third of “The State of ESG in Manufacturing” survey respondents have high confidence in the quality and accuracy of their supply chain data. This article summarizes the risks of poor data, the seven elements that contribute to siloed data, and the associated regulatory risks.
Under the leadership of Jeff Thompson, MD, Gundersen Health System reduced its greenhouse gases by 95% and was nationally recognized for higher quality care and lower costs. Here Dr. Thompson and Urvashi Bhatnagar, DPT, MBA, author of The Sustainability Scorecard: How Firms can Implement and Profit from Unexpected Solutions, share the strategies and organizational mindset needed to advance sustainability in health care.
Providing the right tools and processes can help improve communication between design, engineering and procurement as companies continue to face supply chain challenges and workforce shortages.
It is more important than ever for medical manufacturers to prepare for business interruption due to unexpected damage or natural disasters. From building a recovery team to securing proper insurance, there are many steps device manufacturers can take to recover quickly and easily following a disaster.