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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

ASM2015: Improving Patient Outcome Through Rapid Identification

Timely diagnostics can be the deciding factor between finding the cause of illness, and determinging a cure. More and more companies are talking about rapid identification of bacterial contaminations.  Where is the market going, and where does your company stand?

This will be a hot topic of discussion at ASM2015, the 115th meeting for American Society of Microbiology which starts May 30th in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Topics: Trade Shows

Could You Bring Biomedical Products to Market Without Key Suppliers?

In today's dynamic business environment, suppliers play an important role in bringing biomedical products to market. 

What are the steps to successfully bring a biomedical product to market? Here, KMC Systems shares the benefits of experience and knowledge in biomedical instrumentation development and contract manufacturing services.

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Topics: contract medical manufacturing

POC Development: When to Engage a Contract Manufacturing Partner

If your company is developing a complex point-of-care (POC) instrument, and is planning to hire a contract engineering, manufacturing partner to design and manufacture the instrument itself, at what point should you engage the partner?

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Topics: contract medical manufacturing

3 Key Components to Streamlining Biomedical Product Development

The pressure to introduce new medical devices to market quickly and cost-effectively is constant. Implementing these key strategies will streamline the commercialization of products.

Most biomedical device companies are familiar with rapid prototyping, which allows them to quickly produce parts and test feasibility. However, when a medical device needs to be developed and manufactured in a limited amount of time, it is necessary to employ a more holistic approach to streamline product development methodology. This helps to ensure that biomedical devices are introduced quickly and cost-effectively. Rapid product development essentially divides the approach into three key components: collaboration, agility and software.

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Topics: rapid product development