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10 Common Problems and Solutions in IT Lifecycle Management for Medical Devices

Medical Device Manufacturers

How can a medical device manufacturer keep the long, highly regulated lifecycle of their human diagnostics or digital imaging product aligned with the fast-changing hardware and software at the product’s core? Finding the right IT supplier who is an expert in lifecycle management, is key. These problem-solution scenarios illustrate how the device maker and IT supplier Read More

NASA’s SEWP V Names Dynamic Computer Corporation as Prime Contractor

Federal Government

Dynamic Computer Corporation has been selected as a Prime Contractor to U.S. federal and defense agencies under SEWP V, the government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) managed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dynamic is the only Michigan company named to the SEWP V contract. SEWP stands for Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement. As with the Read More

Integrated IT Case Study: “Communications Are Key”

Medical Device Manufacturers

Need proof of the value of effective IT lifecycle management for medical devices? Consider this recent real-world example. It is the story of how a leading U.S. medical device manufacturer had to swiftly scramble when the life spans of one of their most important products and its integrated IT were suddenly thrown out of sync. Read More

Lifecycle Management for Medical Device Workstations

Medical Device Manufacturers

A medical device for human diagnostics or digital imaging will typically use a high-end workstation, rather than a standard desktop or laptop computer, for processing, storing, and displaying data. This is because of the heavy-duty graphics capabilities required. The medical device’s usage will likely demand a workstation equipped with a high-horsepower Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Read More

Problems and Solutions in IT Lifecycle Management for Medical Devices

Medical Device Manufacturers

Inevitably, the manufacturer of a medical device for human digital imaging or diagnostics will face the challenge of coordinating their device’s overall product lifecycle with the useful lives of the device’s integrated hardware and software components. The complete medical machine or device may go essentially unchanged for a decade or more. This is largely due Read More

Optimizing Your IT Inventory: How Not to Have Too Little or Too Much Tech

Medical Device Manufacturers

Ah, the dream of “just in time” inventory – having just the right pieces and parts on hand, just when you need them for production. The JIT strategy doesn’t only apply to your product’s mechanical and electronic components. It should also work for your device’s integrated IT. You can optimize the return on your hardware Read More