Posts categorized as“Business”

Tim Park

Tools and tips for holding COVID-19 friendly brainstorming meetings

Brainstorm Better with COVID-19 friendly brainstorming meetings Just because your team is working from home due to COVID-19, doesn’t mean your ability to work collaboratively has to suffer. Our design team has been working collaboratively between two offices on opposite ends of  Canada for more than three years now. Holding a meeting online might not […]

Alexandra Reid

Medical Device Coverage & Reimbursement Tips and Trends

Expert Advice from the 16th Annual Medical Device Coverage & Reimbursement Conference A medical device sponsor must feel like they have successfully climbed Mount Everest when they receive their approval from the FDA – but in reality, they’ve only reached the first Base Camp. There is still a challenging uphill climb before receiving the real […]

Mike Loveless

Science Fiction Medical Devices

Real medical devices from the imagination of science fiction Many shows, movies, books and videogames feature science fiction medical devices and technologies that seem otherworldly and far beyond our capabilities. We often can’t believe a lot of them are real because their impact on the characters is so dramatic. However, the imagination and creativity of […]

Tammy Dewar

In-Person vs. Virtual Training: Comparing Results

Hidden In-Person vs. Virtual Training Benefits and Tips for COVID-19 and Beyond In this COVID-19 time, while many of our clients were canceling training programs, StarFish Medical continues investing in their staff by offering the scheduled Polarity Management programs virtually.

Nigel Syrotuck

DIY COVID-19 Medical Devices

One response to possible COVID-19 medical device shortages is to try to hack DIY COVID-19 medical devices together. It’s very empowering to see open-source communities come together to try to turn out a workable design to help avoid dire shortages for those in need. However, development of medical devices is far more nuanced than it […]

Nick Allan

5 biological sciences medical device breakthroughs for this decade

Biological sciences medical device breakthroughs for this decade have a solid base to build upon. 3D tissue printing, advancements in cell therapy and regenerative medicine and gene editing breakthroughs were developed and adopted in the last decade.   Developing these technologies into commercial products and practical medical devices will be the work of the 2020 decade. […]

Astero StarFish

Top 10 medical device commercialization lessons and tips

We asked our development and commercialization experts to share their top medical device commercialization lessons and tips based upon actual medical device development and commercialization experiences.  Their recommendations cover projects from working at StarFish as well as other medical device organizations.  Many include links to blogs with additional information. Here are 10 ideas to increase […]

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