Even AI models trained on general medical literature will have difficulty making sense of the nuances specific to primary care, which is full of unique jargon, abbreviations and other idiosyncrasies. As always, the proverbial devil is in the details. Any AI solution worth its salt must be fluent in the specific idioms of the field and empower clinicians to deliver the best care that they can.
The use of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in healthcare, particularly within closed-loop systems, presents complexities, including potential limitations on interoperability that can affect patient safety. Here we look at key challenges including data silos, interoperability barriers, market fragmentation, impediments to innovation and operational inefficiencies.
Decoding the legal framework for faster time-to-market.
Bob Tilling, VP of Global Sales at Kallik, delves into dupe culture and its link to counterfeit drugs, and explains how developments in label management can foil illicit traders.
Companion diagnostics (CDx) play a pivotal role in personalized medicine—one of the fastest growing areas of medicine. Regulation of CDx is fairly well established in western countries, but the east is not far behind. Here we look at current and on the horizon regulatory guidances and directives for CDx manufacturers seeking to enter the Asian markets.
Patient adherence is critical to maximizing the benefits of medical wearables. In this article, we look at the key challenges to patient adherence in clinical trials and healthcare settings, and how device developers, researchers and providers can collaborate to harness the full benefits of wearables.
The convergence of gamification and AI heralds a transformative era in mental health care, offering a blend of engagement and precision previously unattainable.
AI-driven regulatory platforms support SaMD organizations by proactively monitoring and adapting to the dynamic global regulatory landscape. The technology alerts users to anticipated regulatory updates worldwide, facilitating improved foresight and trend detection. It also provides guidance on addressing potential lapses in product compliance, integrates with existing workflows and streamlines regulatory tasks from classification to registration and market entry.
As with most industries experiencing steady growth, the medtech market faces several challenges, including supply chain issues, price inflation on materials and energy, labor shortages and increasing regulations. Adopting cloud-based digital solutions can help address these challenges. For companies investigating new solutions, the State of Manufacturing Technology survey can serve as a valuable benchmarking tool.
In an era where sustainability is no longer a choice but a necessity, the medical industry finds itself at a crossroads. With the increasing amount of medical waste generated daily, the traditional methods of disposal are proving to be inadequate and environmentally detrimental. Enter the world of Smart Disposal Systems, where the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the way we handle medical waste.