Minneapolis-based global non-governmental organization MATTER announces that it is committed to repurposing medical equipment and supplies to aid people and reduce landfill non-hazardous medical waste amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Twinsburg, Ohio-based reLink Medical announces that it has completed the acquisition of DMSolutions LLC, a growth services firm focused on driving top-line revenue through strategic partnerships and alliances. Moreover, David Sluka, DMSolutions’ founder and CEO, has recently joined the reLink Medical team as senior vice president of sales.
In the past, the FDA has occasionally waded into the territory of medical device service, refurbishment, repair, reconditioning, and modification. The FDA’s new foray into this arena comes in the form of an open-ended request for comments titled “Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers.”
The Aethlon hemopurifier has been designated a "breakthrough device" by the U.S. FDA related to the treatment of life-threatening viruses not addressed with approved therapies. The proposed research entails an ex vivo evaluation of the medical device as a strategy for the capture and removal of exosomes from the plasma of patients with breast cancer.
Reprocessed cardiovascular medical devices are the most in demand worldwide, mainly because of the increasing incidence of disease in both developing and developed countries, according to a new market analysis.
When G. Wayne Moore founded Sonora Medical Systems, he wanted to transform the way medical ultrasound probes were tested. Now, 18 years later, he is continuing that mission as president and CEO of Acertara Acoustic Laboratories.
HTM professionals are all faced with a common problem: insufficient labor resources. After all, just getting through one's monthly PMs can be a struggle. In this installment of The LynchPin, biomedical expert Patrick Lynch discusses the decision to outsource service—and what HTMs need to know before doing so.