Loftware Blog / Medical Devices

by Laura Johnson, on January 13, 2022

There’s no way around it. Regulators require that life sciences companies validate their solutions. At the same time, manufacturers are under pressure to streamline operations, reduce costs, and increase efficiency …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsMedical DevicesLife Sciences

by Laura Johnson, on December 17, 2021

Last month, we joined Epson and 3M to host a webinar where we shared insight on how medical device manufacturers can create a compliant and efficient labeling process; from label …

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Topics:Medical DevicesLife SciencesLabelingStandardization

by Susan Gosnell, on December 6, 2021

Quest Medical, a medical device manufacturer in the United States, came to Loftware looking to modernize the homegrown labeling solution they used to manage labels for over 100 products. Not …

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Topics:Medical DevicesLabelingSpectrum

by Susan Gosnell, on October 1, 2021

Imagine investing fifteen years or more in developing a promising new drug, only to have a simple labeling error derail your launch plans, or – even worse – result in …

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Topics:Medical DevicesLife SciencesManufacturing

by Keith Wheeler, on May 13, 2021

Unexpected supply chain disruptions impacted nearly every industry since March 2020, and medical device companies have needed to withstand particular challenges. Although your mind may immediately think of PPE, ventilator, vaccine …

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Topics:Medical DevicesLabeling

by Joe Farrell, on April 27, 2021

One of the most important parts of developing a new medical device is making sure it is properly labeled. Labeling the device involves a variety of details, including instruction in its …

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Topics:Medical Devices

by Sam Ireland, on May 5, 2020

The European Parliament has voted to extend the deadline for the implementation of the EU Medical Device Regulations to May 2021, subject to member state approval. As a result, we’re …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatory

by Laura Johnson, on November 26, 2019

This article was originally published in MedTech Intelligence. With the next major milestone for EU MDR (Medical Device Regulation) fast approaching, many medical device companies are finding they need to make …

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Topics:Medical Devices

by Dalton Litzelman, on October 17, 2019

In the health care sector, medical device labeling is one of the most essential processes in production. Any slight error in your labeling could pose risk towards your patients, and, …

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Topics:Medical Devices

by Joe Farrell, on October 1, 2019

What are the regulations around medical device labeling around the world? Medical device labeling is one of the essential processes that goes into producing equipment for the health care sector …

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Topics:Medical DevicesHealthcareRegulatoryTrack & TraceabilityGS1UDI

by Josh Roffman, on September 18, 2019

UDI rules are expanding to Europe. Is your data storage and access infrastructure ready to comply? This article was originally published in MedTech Intelligence. The 2017 European Union Medical Device …

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Topics:Medical DevicesHealthcareLabeling

by Sam Ireland, on April 16, 2019

If so, you won't won't want to miss this year’s European UDI Forum, taking place in Brussels, April 24-25. Loftware will be a sponsor at this year's event, which provides an opportunity for leaders from …

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Topics:Medical Devices

by Laura Johnson, on July 9, 2018

Medical device labeling requirements around the world are intensifying. As regulations continue to go into effect around the world, compliant and up-to-date medical device labeling has become an essential element …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatoryTrack & Traceability

by Craig Hodgson, on May 31, 2018

Heading to GS1 Connect next week in Phoenix? This annual event brings together key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to network and participate in …

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Topics:PharmaceuticalsMedical DevicesSupply ChainRegulatoryFood & BeverageArtwork Management

by Craig Hodgson, on May 11, 2018

Labels continue to play a critical role in the safe testing, manufacturing, distribution and use of medical devices worldwide. Not only must they comply with a range of regulatory requirements …

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Topics:Medical DevicesRegulatory