There’s a surprising lack of good, truly neonatal-specific devices in the medical industry - oftentimes medical device manufacturers realize that there is a gap in their products from not offering a neonatal version of their adult device. Usually, to fill this gap, they just shrink their adult device down. Once in a while, there [...]
Catheters are some of the most commonly used medical devices in the world. Every day, close to 1 million patients have a catheter placed, meaning over 307 million catheters are used every year in the USA alone. Because of their widespread use, catheters end up causing a great deal of complications. In fact, 30-46% [...]
Why have some of the top suppliers of temperature monitoring esophageal stethoscopes gone on backorder?
The answer is because of their suppliers. Most of the multi-billion dollar companies that manufacture temperature monitoring esophageal stethoscopes have run into severe backorder situations of late. Why? Because unlike Starboard Medical, they don’t make their own sensors, but instead purchase them from someone else and have to rely on them to ship on [...]