Investment in Medical Device Industry R&D has been negatively impacted in the last few years. Although President Obama views the health care sector as an industry primed for substantial job growth, the AMA projects dramatic [...]
Will The Medical Device Industry finally get a break or just encounter another roadblock? It is clear to all involved in this industry, that the regulatory approval process has become longer and more arduous over [...]
A medical device company taking off on the success of a new product must consider the pros and cons of performing manufacturing in-house versus outsourcing the process to contract manufacturers. For the OEM there are [...]
There are a multitude of complex issues facing the medical device contract manufacturing industry today. Consistent with all businesses in our country, there has been some level of “impact” from the decline of the economy since 2008.
Maintaining quality systems, ensuring traceability, and providing packaging and sterilization validations are key factors that medical device OEMs should consider when evaluating prospective packaging contractors. Highlighting these and other issues is Charlie Ricci, vice president of sales and marketing at Life Science Outsourcing Inc. (Brea, CA).
Creative new concepts that launch medical device companies from concept to market have addressed the paradigm shifts in medical device funding; such as short and quick utilization of venture money and the use of a [...]
In just a few weeks the Eighth Annual Medical Device Quality Congress will be held in Bethesda, MD, on June 7-9, 2011. What can US based Medical Device Start Ups and existing multinational device companies expect [...]
LSO participated in the MD&M West 2011 Exposition as we have done for over a decade now. The show began on February 8th and ended on the 10th. My coworker and I...
Life Science Outsourcing Inc., a contract maker of medical devices, has nearly doubled its space in Brea with the buying of a new building in the Voit Brea Business Park.
Outsourcing device production is based on the premise that individuals and companies that invent medical devices may not have the time, financial resources or expertise to make them. For bigger companies, outsourcing of existing products frees up resources for new product development and production.