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Lorenzo Gutierrez, Starfish Medical

Integrating Games into Medical Devices To Improve Patient Outcomes

By Lorenzo Gutierrez
Lorenzo Gutierrez, Starfish Medical

Imagine a patient undergoing therapy being relaxed and enjoying the treatment, or receiving rewards for taking medicine religiously and on time. Creating a game-like experience can change patient perception of medical devices from boring or scary to engaging and attractive. This article covers ways to integrate gaming features into your medical devices, why games are so enticing and how they impact human behavior. 

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Jack Cronenwett, MD
Reimbursement Report

How Real-World Evidence Helps Medical Device Manufacturers Drive Value

By Jack Cronenwett, MD
Jack Cronenwett, MD

More and more, the quality of real-world evidence (RWE)—gathered from remote patient monitoring data, product and disease registry data, and patient feedback—determines whether a medical device is approved and, in some instances, for how long. Yet some medical device manufacturers are missing an important opportunity to collaborate with clinical registries in capturing this data and driving value.

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Rama Chellappa

Instilling Trust in AI

Rama Chellappa

Rama Chellappa, PhD, John Hopkins University Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering, and co-author of “Can We Trust AI?” looks at the promise of AI in health care and how we can best utilize this extraordinary tool to save lives and improve health equity.

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Anna Cluet

Contamination Control: Practical Steps to Compliance with EU GMP Annex 1

By Anna Cluet
Anna Cluet

Revised EU GMP Annex 1 requirements must be fulfilled by August 2023. Designed to protect and increase confidence in the sterility of these products, the new specifications are significant and wide-ranging, spanning the Quality system and the manufacturing process itself. Anna Cluet of Rephine discusses the practical specifics of designing and delivering a fit-for-purpose contamination control strategy.

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