• How to Maximize Innovation and Product Launches with a Tight R&D Budget With a new year quickly approaching, medical device OEMs are establishing their budgets for 2019. It’s a time when OEMs start feeling financial pressures, such as from payers of orthopedic products and services. These payers for instance, are trying to reduce health care costs, which puts constraints on how much they’re willing to... Read More
  • How To Develop Your Next Orthopedic Product during the COVID-19 Pandemic with Smart Design Did you know that approximately 75% of the cost of a medical device product is in the actual design (materials and geometry) and only 25% of the cost is in the process (and, maybe, geographically where the product is made)? The industry is becoming increasingly more aware of costs during the current COVID-19 pandemic, which is why Design for... Read More
  • Designing Complexity Simply While complexities and challenges are introduced into the market, OEMs are turning to their contract manufacturers for guidance on improving their orthopedic device designs. This article explores how new technologies and techniques allow orthopedic device developers to more effectively create advanced products. Charlie Wing, Director of... Read More
  • Design for Inspection: The Key to Lower Cost and Higher Profit Margins Inspection can represent 20-40 percent of the final orthopedic product cost, so if inspection is not considered in the product design stages, cost can easily be buried. Enter Design for Inspection (DFI) and how it can open to door to a true cost-saving partnership that benefits everyone. Read the article published by Medical Design Briefs:... Read More