What's Ahead for the Medical Device and Life Science Industry?

Trending discussions in the medical device and life science industry  

A report by Deloitte called 2015 Global life sciences outlook - Adapting in an era of transformation states that "Aging populations, chronic/lifestyle diseases, emerging-market expansion, and treatment and technology advances are expected to spur life sciences sector growth in 2015," and predicts 

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Topics: medical device news

Every Step Matters - Transitioning From Design to Manufacturing

In a relatively short span of time, medical instrumentation has run the gamut in dimension, size, scale, complexity, automation and application. Evolving from huge instruments that occupy the majority of a laboratory and require hours or days to process, to handheld point-of-care analyzers that provide instantaenous results, medical technology has made huge strides. 

If you're in the medical device business, you realize that you too must evolve to stay in step with the rapidly changing market - or get left behind. 

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Topics: medical device design and manufacturing

KMC's Rigorous Supply Chain Process Vets the Best Medical Device Suppliers

Effecting patient outcome is the foundation of KMC Systems' strategy in designing and manufacturing groundbreaking medical instrumentation for our customers.  Creating a significant medical device that fulfills OEM expectations and benefits the clinician is no small feat. Developing and manufacturing medical instrumentation that ultimately improves patient outcome is ideal. There are many aspects that positively effect total product life cycle management of a medical instrument, and one of the key factors from the start is sourcing a reliable, compliant and cost-effective supply chain.


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Topics: medical device supply chain management, supply chain management

Record Attendance Expected, KMC Systems Heads to Next Generation Dx Summit!

Evolving industry technologies and trends in medical diagnostics will be presented at the 7th annual Next Generation DX Summit in Washington, DC this August 18-20th. With record attendance expected, the expo is sure to make an impact.  KMC Systems will be at booth #17. We hope to see you there!

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Topics: next generation dx summit, Trade Shows

Farewell AACC2015. See You in Philadelphia at AACC 2016!

The KMC Systems Team enjoyed meeting new people, along with catching up with long time industry peers at AACC 2015. How was the Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo for you and your team? There were so many fascinating seminars and innovative technologies to take in. Please share comments about your AACC 2015 experience below! 

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Topics: Trade Shows, AACC 2015

Quality Assurance Best Practices in Contract Manufacturing

Several factors play into a successful contract manufacturing program. Some of these factors result in reduced expenditures, increased time saving capabilities, and error free development practices. For 35 years, KMC Systems has been continuously refining our manufacturing processes to successfully and seamlessly bring compliant medical devices to market. KMC Systems produces groundbreaking medical instrumentation by leveraging our years of experience and employing three key priorities for quality assurance during the design, development and manufacturing phases.

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Topics: medical device development, medical device quality assurance, medical manufacturing quality management, quality assurance

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

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