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What You Missed Last Month - October (3D Printing)

posted in what you missed, 3D Printing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

The MedTech Industry has been very busy with 3D printing! From the first 3D printed human corneas and custom cardiac surgical devices to 3D printing helping in the development of mobile phone..

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28 Nov, 18

3D-printed device could treat spinal cord injuries

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices, spinal cord injuries by Kapstone Medical

The dream is to eventually 3D print a spinal cord scaffold layered with viable neurons that can be implanted into a human spinal cord and rebuild damaged neural connections and restore mobility to..

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05 Nov, 18

FDA lists proposed guidance publications for 2019

posted in FDA, medical devices, Regulatory by Kapstone Medical

The FDA issued its list of proposed guidance publications for 2019 on Oct. 5 as part of its agreement to speed approvals of medical devices in exchange for additional funding from industry.

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30 Oct, 18

What You Missed Last Month September

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices, FDA, Regulatory by Kapstone Medical

September was a busy month for the 3D printing industry. There has been new insight on additive manufacturing and how to handle the latest Medical Device Regulation, a woman’s collapsed ankle was..

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29 Oct, 18

Emerging AI Applications in Medical Devices

posted in AI, Artificial Intelligence, medical devices, FDA by Kapstone Medical

In April, the U.S. FDA issued its first marketing permit for a medical device using artificial intelligence to detect greater than mild diabetic retinopathy. While it was the first such AI..

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23 Oct, 18

Shared responsibility for cybersecurity of medical devices widely recognized

posted in medical devices, cybersecurity, FDA by Kapstone Medical

The FDA issued a warning about vulnerabilities of medical devices to cybersecurity threats in a press release on Oct. 1, 2018 and is taking steps to help organizations improve cybersecurity of..

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22 Oct, 18

What You Missed Last Month – August 2018

posted in 3D Printing, medical devices by Kapstone Medical

August was another busy month for the MedTech Industry. From the discussion on medical device taxes to the prospect of 3D printing transforming the healthcare industry, the month was filled with..

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28 Sep, 18

Leveraging 3D Printing For Small Hospitals and Device Developers

posted in 3d printing blogs, medical devices, Additive Manufacturing by Kapstone Medical

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) 2018 Annual Report took a deep dive look at medical additive manufacturing, more commonly referred to as 3D printing.

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13 Sep, 18

What You Missed Last Month July Edition

posted in medical devices, 3D Printing, FDA by Kapstone Medical

Lots has happened in the MedTech Industry since last month. New EU Medical Device Regulations continue to pose as a threat to additive manufacturing, the FDA is urging companies to go paperless,..

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29 Aug, 18

How GDPR Applies to Medical Devices

posted in medical devices, HIPPA, GDPR by Kapstone Medical

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) going into effect May 2018, much of the attention has been on its impact on Internet websites and applications that gather..

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17 Aug, 18

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