Newsletter: Healthcare & Life Sciences Update – Aug 2022
By 42T Team, Director of Healthcare at 42T
The impact of COVID on medical devices
It seems strange to be talking about COVID when many parts of the world seem to have forgotten about the virus but the pandemic saw an influx of medical devices rushed to market, with not necessarily all precautions being accounted for.
This meant that 2021 saw the highest number of medical device product recalls – 495 products – ever managed by the FDA. Our tip for avoiding recalls? Find out in this month’s article below.
Why real world materials and user testing is critical to medical device success
Meet the team: Dr Claire Lebouteiller
Position: Senior Consultant – Medical Devices
Joined the team: August 2022
Specialism: Claire has a PhD in quantum physics and expertise in developing complex electronic and fluidic systems.
Fun fact: Enjoys being suspended in the air, playing with gravity and finding equilibrium!
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