Lisa Cuipa

Recent Posts

Medical Design Briefs, Inside Story: Outsourcing Instrument Engineering and Manufacturing

KMC Systems hasdeveloped sophisticated, multidisciplinary product development processes tohelp their customers achieve market success. Medical Design Briefs spoke with Robert Silva,director of engineering at KMCSystems, to learn more about KMC’s capabilities and the pros and cons of customization versus plug-and-play solutions.

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Topics: medical device development, medical manufacturing

Get the AACC App to Organize Your Time at AACC 2015!

Are you going to AACC 2015, the Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo?  The official meeting app was just announced. Download the app now to make the most of your time at the event! 

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Topics: Trade Shows

Flexibility, Modularity & Speed: Rapid, Real-Time PCR Diagnostics

Gone are the days when analysis of patient samples took hours or even several days.  With this ground-breaking, rapid, real-time PCR instrument, clinicians can see results in as few as 20 minutes.  The Philisa® Real-Time PCR System from Streck, Inc. is a real game changer.  

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Topics: medical device development, real-time PCR instruments

See Our Work at AACC 2015 - Visit KMC at Booth 2851!

Let's meet up at AACC!  The event is right around the corner. Visit KMC Systems at AACC booth # 2851 and see some examples of our work. 

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Topics: AACC 2015

5 Steps for Smooth Transition to Manufacturing


In an increasingly challenging market, the process of medical device design and manufacturing can have many inherent challenges. One of the key make-or-break phases of taking a product from concept to commercialization is the degree of success in transitioning an instrument from development and design to production. Here are five tips for success.

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Topics: medical device design and manufacturing

The Key to Leveraging Multiple Engineering Disciplines in Medical Device Design

Of the multitude of disciplines required for designing and developing medical devices, what's the best mix for total product life cycle management? How does each stage and department work together to achieve a quality finished product? 

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Topics: medical device design, Total Product Life Cycle

AACC 2015; the World's Largest Clinical Lab Expo

Besides being known as the birthplace of civil rights, Atlanta is quickly becoming known for its numerous contributions to the medical community. Will you discover history, heritage and delightful southern hospitality in Atlanta at the 2015 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo? We hope to see you there! 

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Topics: AACC 2015

Introducing Medical Devices to Market with the Help of Systems Engineering

Ensuring successful introduction to market is no small feat. Product development first starts with accurately documenting requirements prior to design, which secures the developed product will meet the intended use.  Read More

Topics: medical device design, medical device design and manufacturing, medical device quality assurance, Systems Engineering

Going to ASM2015? KMC Systems Will See You There!

ASM2015 is right around the corner, with less than 2 weeks away! On May 30th - June 2nd, visit New Orleans and look for the KMC Systems team at Booth #470.

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Topics: Trade Shows

6 Manufacturing Mantras - Which Do You Live By?

Medical device companies face many challenges in today's market, with the global economy, outsourcing, and product safety concerns. Maintaining and performing at a high level of standards produces safe, high-quality products with a reasonable return on investment. But how can you increase productivity while maintaining robust quality standards? These 6 manufacturing mantras can help you stay on track without skipping the essential checkpoints. 

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Topics: medical device manufacturing