Celebrating the 2022 Excellence in Medical Design Awards Winners and Finalists

The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEAs), the medical technology industry’s premier awards program, organized by Informa Markets – Engineering, publisher of Medical Device + Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI), today announced the winners and 2022 MDEA competition finalists. This year, nearly 30 winners and finalists were announced in 10 product categories on www.mddionline.com.

Since its inception in 1998, the MDEA program has honored significant achievements in the design and engineering of medical products that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility. More than just a beauty pageant, the MDEA convenes an independent panel of esteemed jurors – made up of clinicians, engineers and designers – to select up to six finalists, as well as bronze, silver and gold winners. gold in each of the 10 products. categories, as well as the overall winner of Best-in-Show and Readers’ Choice. The annual competition recognizes products that advance the $450 billion medical device industry through life-saving innovations and remarkable technological advancements.

Entries are scored based on five criteria: design and engineering innovations, user-related innovations, general healthcare benefits, patient benefits, and market differentiation.

“This year’s participants were amazing; each playing an important role in changing the direction of the industry and bringing viable new innovations that overcome today’s most pressing challenges in healthcare,” said Daphne Allen, Editor-in-Chief of DM+DI. “Congratulations to our winners and runners-up who are shaping much-needed progress in meaningful and impactful ways.”

The 2022 MDEA winners are:

Best of Show: HemoScreen (PixCell Medical)

DM+DI Readers’ choice: CT in a box (GE Healthcare)

Cardiovascular devices
TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Wrap (Medtronic)

Money (tie): HydroPICC and HydroMID (Access Vascular, Inc.), TELLTALE Electrosurgical Guidewire System (Transmural Systems)

Bronze: ASSURE Portable Cardioverter Defibrillator System (Kestra Medical Technologies, Inc.)

Digital health products and mobile medical applications
Careful kidney test (Healthy.io)

Money: Oregon Capacity System (GE Healthcare)

Bronze (tie): Bigfoot Unity Diabetes Management Program (Bigfoot Biomedical), FreeStyle Libre 3 (Abbott)

Tools, equipment and supplies for emergency rooms and operating rooms
MOLLI (MOLLI Surgical Inc.)

Money (tie): Baxter EASYGRIP FLO41 (Baxter), Hugo robot-assisted surgery system (Medtronic)

Bronze: TN Advanced Tibial Nailing System (DePuy Synthes, the orthopedic company of Johnson & Johnson)

Gastrointestinal and genitourinary devices
The iTind system (Olympus Corporation)

Money: CarePath (IO Urology)

Bronze: EnteraLoc (Vonco Products, LLC)

Implant and Tissue Replacement Products
ApiFix (Ortho-Paediatrics)

Money: Leith Medical Patented Ankle Plating System (Leith Medical)

Bronze: KG2 Surge Interbody Flow-Thru System (BAAT Medical)

Non-surgical hospital supplies and equipment
Rediroom – Instant Patient Isolation Room (GAMA Healthcare/Care Strategic)

Money: Flusso TFI (McArthur Medical Sales Inc.)

Bronze: HydroPICC and HydroMID (Access Vascular, Inc.)

Over-the-counter and self-care devices
Quick Fold and C-Grip Rod Collection (Michael Graves Design)

X-ray, imaging and electromechanical devices
Imagio Breast Imaging System (Seno Medical)

Money: Smart-C (Turner Imaging Systems)

Bronze (tie): AquaBeam robotic system (PROCEPT BioRobotics Corporation), CT in a Box (GE Healthcare)

Rehabilitation and assistive technology products
INSIGHT system (Adapttech)

Money: True Limb (Unlimited Tomorrow, Inc.)

Bronze: ArmMotus EMU (Fourier Intelligence)

Test and diagnostic products and systems
HemoScreen (PixCell Medical)

Money: KneeKG (Emovi)

Bronze: ASP device (ASP health)

A full list of finalists for the 2022 MDEA competition can be viewed on the MD+DI website.

The MDEA program accepts applications worldwide from companies and individuals involved in the design, engineering, manufacturing or distribution of finished medical devices. The competition is open to finished medical devices, including instruments, machines, implants, in vitro reagents, mobile medical applications or other related products intended for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease or other ailments in humans. or animals.

To learn more about the MDEA program, visit www.mdeawards.com.

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