Healthcare Features

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Avoiding blood trauma is a concern when pumping cardiac patients’ blood during surgery. With this in mind, a medical-device manufacturer decided to reuse the flow-path geometry of an...
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William L. Roper
A revolution is working its way through America’s health care systems. Like many great revolutions, it’s about empowerment and the creation of a new paradigm. It won’t...
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ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is developing an accreditation program for the recycling industry. The scheme, called the Recycling Industry Operations Standard (RIOS) is a comprehensive...
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ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is developing an accreditation program for the recycling industry. The scheme, called the Recycling Industry Operations Standard (RIOS) is a comprehensive...
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Tim Postema
The Dutch public health care system is being transformed in various ways. With an increasing focus on efficiency and consumer driven care, health institutions in The Netherlands are forced to...
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Marlo Brooke
The groundswell of radio frequency identification devices (RFID) in health care may be clouded by the stomping of Wal-Mart, but the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries are quietly becoming...
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Thomas Erbach, Lisa Fan and Shari Kraber
Optimizing biological assay conditions is a demanding process that scientists face every day. The requirement is to develop high-quality, robust assays that work across a wide range of biological...
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Laura Smith
In hopes of cutting administrative costs and streamlining the amount of time it takes to get new drugs to consumers, eight global pharmaceutical manufacturers have formed a coalition, SAFE-BioPharma...
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Tamar June
Companies struggling to comply with the FDA’s myriad electronic recordkeeping regulations should take a deep breath and follow it up with a long, careful look at the FDA’s actual GxP and 21 CFR Part...
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More than a decade ago, Osteoimplant Technology Inc. provided the orthopedic prosthesis for a complete hip replacement for Mikhail Lavrovsky, one of the most famous lead dancers with the Bolshoi...
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Tamar June
If you are thinking of CFR 21 Part 11 compliance in terms of what the FDA may or may not require, you are missing a huge opportunity to make your business more efficient, nimble and ultimately...
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Tamar June
If you are thinking of CFR 21 Part 11 compliance in terms of what the FDA may or may not require, you are missing a huge opportunity to make your business more efficient, nimble and ultimately...
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Nancy Fullbright
Alan Kent, president and CEO of Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Ga., was a champion for implementing lean principles in the hospital’s emergency department...