Siemens Opcenter Execution Medical Device and Diagnostics

NOW AVAILABLE: Siemens Opcenter Execution Medical Device and Diagnostics v8.0

We are excited to announce the availability of Siemens Opcenter Execution Medical Device and Diagnostics v8.0! Formerly Camstar™ Medical Device Suite, Opcenter Execution Medical Device and Diagnostics provides an enhanced user experience and responsive framework….

Overcoming MedTech Challenge #6: Value-Based Care and Healthcare Cost Pressure

Sixth in a series of seven blogs focused on the top challenges that medtech manufacturers face today, and the technologies and implementation strategies that are critical to meeting these challenges….

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 3 – Machine

This blog series continues as we discuss the 5Ms of manufacturing – material, man, machine, measure, and method. Part 3 focuses on control of machines.
In the previous blogs, we said that the p……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 2 – Man

In the first part of our blog in this series, we made the observation that, despite the environment of change we see in the manufacturing industry today, some things always stay the same. Like the ba……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 1 – Material

The more things change, the more they stay the same – translating a French proverb, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” Wiktionary interprets this, “Turbulent changes do not affect reality on……

Looking at Operational Excellence as a Value Stream

As we discussed in a previous blog, “From Point Solutions to Value Streams,” it’s time to look at the systems infrastructure of medical device manufacturers not as point solutions tackling particular……

Benefits of a Modern MES – 6 Key Requirements

Various manufacturing industries have different levels of MES adoption. For example, in the Semiconductor industry, almost every manufacturer has some type of MES deployed, and has for quite a while…….

Why MES for emerging Medical Device manufacturers

There’s a common belief that manufacturers need to have attained a certain scale before considering investing in technology like MES, but an increasing trend among emerging medical-device companies i……

Digitization vs. Digital Transformation in MedTech

We hear a lot of buzzwords – Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things, Digital Enterprise, Digital Twin, Virtual Factory, and so many more. We are going to focus on two here: D……