Medical e-News Round-Up - Issue 13
27th July 2012

Issue 13 of our Medical News Round-Up - A bulletin that contains the latest Medical Testing news has now been published.

FDA move boosts safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing that most medical devices distributed in the United States carry a unique device identifier (UDI) in a move...
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Rigel 288 on test at Siemens

Engineers at healthcare equipment manufacturer Siemens Healthcare are using Rigel 288 electrical safety analysers to undertake rapid electrical safety checks...
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Uni-Therm: The measurement of success

The new Uni-Therm measures the performance of electrosurgical generators including high frequency leakage, high current, power distribution and patient return plate alarm testing...
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Anticipating future design

The EU directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) is a fine example of why device manufacturers...
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India moves to fill skills gap

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has joined forces with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) - the advisory body for all matters relating to technical education - to develop vocational courses in the healthcare sector to improve medical device skills...
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IEC 62353…the debate goes on

Should medical equipment manufacturers consider their end of production line testing based on IEC 62353 routine procedures instead of IEC 60601 type tests? That’s the question Rigel Medical associate director John Backes poses in his latest Linked In debate...
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