Medical Device Packaging Labels 101

Medical Device Packaging Labels 101 Originally published on Med Device Online, March 16, 2022 Peggy Fasano, COO, Boulder iQ Product labels that appear on device packages, admittedly, are not the most exciting part of medical device product design and development. They lack the excitement of scientific discovery, the cachet of human factors design, and even the rigor of testing. […]

How to survive an FDA inspection! Part 2.

How to survive an FDA inspection! Part 2. Larry Blankenship, Director, Boulder iQ Surviving an FDA Inspection Part 2 In Part 1 we discussed the key logistics involved with the FDA visiting your facility and the types of inspections they might wish to perform. Initial inspections, routine inspections and Quality System Surveillance Inspections are the […]

How to survive an FDA inspection! Part 1.

How to survive an FDA inspection! Part 1. Larry Blankenship, Director, Boulder iQ It’s a Friday, late morning or early afternoon. You’re in the conference room with a few other executives of your medical device company. Also in the room is an inspector from the US Food and Drug Administration, the FDA. The inspector showed […]

Is it a Business, Engineering, or Regulatory Decision?

Is it a Business, Engineering, or Regulatory Decision? Larry Blankenship, Director, Boulder iQ Is it an Engineering, Regulatory or Business Decision?  After being in the medical device industry for over 30 years and consulting for hundreds of clients over the last 10 years it’s amazing how often medical device developers get confused about what kind […]

Second Sourcing EO Sterilization: From the desk of Jim Kasic

Second Sourcing EO Sterilization: From the desk of Jim Kasic Jim Kasic, CEO & Chairman, Boulder iQ I’m a pilot. My son and I flew to the Sawtooth Mountains over Labor Day to do a 4-day backpacking trip. The air strip that we landed on is only accessible by plane, foot or horse. If anything […]

Great is the Enemy of Good – Be Smart with your Startup!

Great is the Enemy of Good – Be Smart with your Startup! Larry Blankenship, Director, Boulder iQ Things are looking good! You’ve raised some money for your new medical device startup and are ready to take your idea to the next level – from a back-of-the-envelope notion into real product development. You know the process. […]