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November 9, 2012News for medical technology professionals

  Top Story 
Understanding MD Regulations for Mobile Health
November 15, 2012 - 11:00 am EST

Over the last decade, software in medical technology has been consistently growing, and this includes medical software apps on mobile devices. Join us to learn if your software is required to comply with the medical device directives, and what standards and guidance documents should be considered to attain approval for global market entrance. Register Now.
  Business & Market Trends 
  • Indiana maker of brain surgery device raises $6.5 million
    NICO has secured $6.5 million in its latest funding round, bringing the company's total fundraising to more than $20 million. The Indiana company will use the money in part to boost sales of its lead product Myriad, an automated tumor removal tool that merges the functions of suction and scissors to allow surgeons to work in the brain without switching tools. (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • RF Science looks to license bloodless glucometer system
    RF Science and Technology, a stalled medical device startup in Reno, Nev., is seeking licensing partners to help bring its bloodless glucometer system to market. The device, which uses radiofrequency technology to measure glucose noninvasively, has been shown in a study of five diabetes patients to have predictive precision over time. (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
7 keys: Put real-world evidence into action
Life sciences organizations need to know how their therapies work in the real world once clinical trials end. And these seven key components to standardizing real-world data and analytics platforms are how they get started. Read the paper, Institutionalizing Real World Evidence.
  International Developments 
  Science & Health 
  Emerging Technologies 
  • Radcal to debut X-ray meters at Chicago event
    Radcal plans to introduce at a radiology meeting in Chicago its Rapid-Gold line of diagnostic X-ray meters. The new meters, designed for use in mammography and diagnostic measurements, come in four versions and feature the company's Accu-Gold multichannel digitizer to allow the incorporation of mA and mAs sensors. (free registration) (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Industry Service Providers 
  Government & Regulatory 
  • AdvaMed recommends changes to proposed device ID rule
    The proposal to create a unique device identifier system for medical technologies is the "most extensive and complex FDA regulation to be issued in recent memory" and the agency should work to "get it right the first time," AdvaMed's Janet Trunzo said. The group recommends that certain changes be made to the proposed rule, including extending from one to two years the time required for makers of Class III medical devices to adopt UDI. (11/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • For more: Read the press release outlining AdvaMed's proposed changes to the unique device identifier rule. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
AdvaMed News 
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Seminar for Medical Devices
    Tuesday, Nov. 13
    AdvaMed headquarters, Washington, D.C.
    Learn the latest trends in FCPA enforcement and lessons learned on third-party compliance management. Participate in a panel discussion with industry experts about FCPA risks in Brazil, China and India, and learn how to navigate other global anti-corruption risks. Network with industry experts, receive guidance and obtain up-to-the-minute information on the FCPA. Register for the seminar. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Director of Quality CEA Medical Manufacturing Colorado Springs, CO
Senior/Principal Mechanical EngineerChannel MedsystemsSan Francisco, CA
Director, Global Labeling - 001592Edwards LifesciencesIrvine, CA
Director, Valve Testing - Transcatheter Heart Valve - 001221Edwards LifesciencesIrvine, CA
Packaging Engineer/Project LeaderEndologix, Inc.Irvine, CA
Sr. Manager R & D, Systems Integration EngineeringAbbott LaboratoriesSanta Ana, CA
Associate Director, Regulatory AffairsAbbott LaboratoriesSanta Clara, CA
Senior Marketing Communications Manager - Cardiac Surgery Systems - 001558Edwards LifesciencesIrvine, CA
Compliance Manager, Global DistributionCooperVision, Inc.Rochester, NY or Pleasanton, CA, NY
Physician Training Program ManagerEndologix, Inc.Irvine, CA
Director Clinical Research - CapnographyCovidienBoulder, CO
Regulatory Affairs Associate DirectorAbbott LaboratoriesSanta Clara, CA
Field Service Engineer IRIS International, IncSacramento, CA
Quality EngineerIRIS International, IncChatsworth, CA
Medical and Clinical Laboratory TechnologistIRIS International, IncChatsworth, CA
Senior Mechanical EngineerIRIS International, IncChatsworth, CA
Clinical & Customer Care SpecialistIRIS International, IncLos Angeles, CA
Developmental Cell Biologist/BiochemistIRIS International, IncCarlsbad, CA
Principal Systems Engineer IRIS International, IncChatsworth, CA
Field Service Engineer IRIS International, IncProvidence, RI
Director Professional Medical Education CovidienBoulder, CO
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