Posts categorized as“Business”

Azra Rajwani

Pros and Cons of Virtual Audits

Over the last year and a half, so many things have changed. We’ve had to adopt new practices to ensure the safety and wellbeing of not only ourselves, but also our friends, family and the general public. Aside from working from home, one big change for medical device manufacturers is in auditing. We’ve completely shifted […]

Tara Lysechko

Update on Health Canada Activities and Changes

Keeping current with Health Canada’s medical device regulatory developments Over the course of the last year and a half, the number of accomplishments that Health Canada has achieved both in urgent response to the COVID-19 pandemic and towards priority projects is impressive. It has been said that timing is everything. While the operational pressures from […]

Arash Samimi

Why Medical Device Startups Should Listen to The Ecosystem

A Three-Pronged Strategy to Stay Ahead A medical device is a convergence point where various technologies and regulations come together to impact patient health. Within the diverse ecosystem of the medical device industry, there are fluctuations driven by new entrants, new technologies and new markets. These forces create market shifts and open up opportunities. KPMG […]

Deborah Pinchev

Using Medical Device Symbols

Key updates in ISO 15223-1:2021 Symbols are a universal language. When looking at smiley and sad faced emojis anyone from around the world can differentiate the meaning between the two. That is the power of symbols. In the right context symbols can convey a significant amount of information in a small amount of printed or […]

Megan Griffin

Five Considerations for Successful Onboarding

Ensuring new hires feel connected to the team and engaged in their position is critical. So much has changed since moving to remote work, including the onboarding process. Don’t be fooled; the initial weeks or months aren’t just when an organization assesses their new hire, it’s also for the new employee to determine if they […]

Azra Rajwani

Returning to Work Safely During COVID

I think it’s safe to say that returning to work is going to look very different in a post-pandemic life. Or what we are now calling the ‘new normal’. Many of us are now used to working in our pajamas and rolling right out of bed into our desk, but we will eventually have to […]

Nigel Syrotuck

RoHS 2 vs RoHS 3 impact on medical devices

Note: RoHS 3 is a colloquial term referring to Delegated Directive (EU) 2015/863, which is actually an amendment to RoHS 2 (Directive 2011/65/EU) rather than a standalone Directive. Though this terminology has become somewhat common (common enough to keep using the term here), it’s technically inaccurate. Originally published in April 2016, the article is updated […]

Tammy Dewar

Is there job growth potential?

Don’t underestimate the value of leadership development Employers who question the value of training often ask “What if we train people and they leave?” As a leadership development facilitator and coach, I often respond, “What if you don’t train people and they stay?” I’ve spent literally thousands of dollars investing in my own development, and […]

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