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Medical Musings: How do we protect devices from hackers?

Friday, July 5th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites You think it’s a big deal that someone can hack into your web site or your Twitter account? In the not-too-distant future, it may be possible for hackers to gain access to hundreds of thousands of medical devices now located on highly secure hospital servers. There is increasing pressure to go wireless as medical care becomes more mobile and home-based. read more

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Computerized system boosts patient safety

Friday, June 28th, 2013 | Permalink

A fascinating product on display in a very low-key manner at MD&M East in Philadelphia last week shows future trends in both medical care and plastics contract manufacturing in the United States. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  Mack Molding MD&M East J&J read more

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MD&M East: Speaker says device tax opponents full of hot air

Monday, June 10th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites American medical device manufacturers are facing significant challenges but the medical device tax instituted as part of the Affordable Care Act is not one of them, says the new chairman of the Medical Plastics Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. “The people who are saying that this (the device tax) is forcing all of our jobs offshore are full of horse hockey because it doesn’t matter where you make the product,” said Mark Bonifacio in an interview with Plastics Today. read more

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Home heatlhcare is driving medical plastics innovations

Friday, May 17th, 2013 | Permalink

The drive to reduce medical costs in the United States is triggering more patient care in their homes, where costs are lower and there are reduced risks to acquire potentially deadly infections, such as MRSA and other penicillin-resistant bacteria. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Arkema bioplastic polycarbonate read more

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Navtar builds medical extrusion plant in Costa Rica

Friday, April 12th, 2013 | Permalink

Navtar, a producer of close-tolerance tubing components, will start manufacturing in a new plant in Costa Rica this June to meet the growing need for medical plastics extrusion in the country. The facility joins four plants located in the United States, Asia and Europe. Applications for its tubing include chemotherapy, wound care and cardiovascular procedures. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Navtar Costa Rica medical tubing read more

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