In clinical diagnostics, the fastest-growing segment is
point-of-care testing (POCT). POCT consists of medical
diagnostic testing performed close to the patient, instead of a
On October 24, 2019
One of the most import medical devices created in the last
century is the ventilator. The ventilator is critical for patients
who cannot breathe on their own due to medical procedures or
On August 1, 2019
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of
the healthcare industry. This expansion is driven by an
increasingly diverse array of advanced medical diagnostic equipment
that can be...
On July 8, 2019
Market globalization, increased regulatory requirements, more
educated consumers, and today’s cultural demand for immediate
results and satisfaction are fueling the whirlwind pace of
On June 27, 2019
What type of flow measuring device should I use? This is a
recurring question. The choice is bounded by customer needs,
product variables and different technologies available on the
market today. It’s...
On May 7, 2019
Valve technology has come a long way with many available features.
Gas and liquid multimedia valves that are used in chemical analysis
such as Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and
On March 8, 2019
Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing
consistently well. Here at Parker, we’ve made reliability the focus
of our products since the company was established; this has...
On March 7, 2019
In today’s medical device industry, there is strong demand for
smaller, sleeker designs and speed to the market with the newest
breakthrough products. Engineers designing respiratory equipment,
On June 14, 2018
To meet the needs of today's ever-changing hospital environments,
medical equipment manufacturers are under pressure to design
smaller, lighter and more portable devices without...
On August 9, 2017
Over the last few years, advances in the Internet of Things have
led to some incredible technological breakthroughs across multiple
industries. Leveraging concepts like advanced condition...
On January 20, 2017
Providing miniature size, light weight and low power coupled with
integration capabilities for pump and motor units in medical
devices provide an ideal solution for design
engineers. They are now able...
On February 22, 2016
Miniaturization is big in all fields these days. This trend is a
challenge for machine designers faced with packing the same
capabilities into a smaller space. Take the life sciences, for
On February 18, 2016
From popular pedometers to life-changing glucose monitors, more and
more people are adopting medical technologies they can wear. Over
20% of consumers claim to have purchased a wearable device,...
On November 5, 2015
Requiring oxygen can be a difficult change in a person’s life.
Patients are being diagnosed with medical conditions like COPD at
younger ages and are not ready to give up an active lifestyle. This
On October 27, 2015
In the first part of this series “6 Trends in Robotics for the Life
Sciences,” you learned about three of the six important trends that
are current in the design and manufacture of automated...
On December 5, 2013