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Contract Manufacturing and the Role of Quality Assurance

Keystone Solutions Group: Contract Manufacturing & the Role of Quality Assurance

In this post, we will shed some light on phase four of Keystone's product development process, which is the design transfer step. During this phase of the project, a product quality plan and all associated work instructions are written to support the drawings, materials, customer specific requirements, and approach to device assembly. This step is critical for a successful manufacturing product launch. 

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Six Things to Consider When Choosing a Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

When you’re searching for the right contract manufacturer for your medical devices, it’s extremely important to make sure you’re looking for a number of key attributes that will help to ensure the successful launch of your product. In this post, we will look at six things to look for when you’re considering a medical device contract manufacturer

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Why Project Management is Key in Medical Device Contract Manufacturing

Medical Device Contract Manufacturing

Regardless of the project, proper organization and planning are two of the biggest factors in guaranteeing success. This is especially true in medical device contract manufacturing where organization is the means to producing the highest quality products in a timely manner. It’s no secret that precision and attention to detail are paramount when manufacturing medical devices – which is why having an experienced and trusted project manager is so important to keeping the project on schedule and ensuring best practices and high standards are maintained through the entire production process. In this post, we’ll talk about why project management is critical to successful medical device contract manufacturing. 

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The Role of Medical Device Prototypes in Medical Device Contract Manufacturing

Medical Device Contract Manufacturing

Prototyping is often seen as an essential part of any product development and manufacturing endeavor in any industry. For the medical device contracting industry this couldn't be more true. There are many reasons, specific to the industry, for using prototypes before starting end-product manufacturing. In this post, we will look at some key reasons why prototypes are important in the medical device contract manufacturing process.

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Streamline the Distribution of Your Medical Device with Supply Chain Management


Knowing how to design a medical device and how to manage its supply chain are two entirely different areas of expertise. With the cost of quality components, the number of vendors and the complexities involved with handling supply-side challenges, it pays to seek the assistance of someone with experience in supply chain management. Our goal at Keystone Solutions is to provide you with all of the tools that you need to develop and manage your device. Not just a medical device contract manufacturer, we are a full-service company offering packaging, supply chain and distribution services. In this post, we’re going to look at how we can help you with your device’s supply chain management.

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Supply Chain Management is Essential to Efficient Distribution of Medical Devices

Medical Device Contract Manufacturer

Of course it's important to your bottom line to efficiently research and design medical devices you wish to sell and distribute, but supply chain management is equally, if not more important. Instead of just finding a medical device contract manufacturer who will design and manufacture your medical device concept, you should be looking for a company who has expertise in every aspect, including supply chain management. A full-service company will offer you packaging as well as distribution and supply chain services. In this post, we will look at four ways we help our clients manage their supply chain.

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The Five Phases of Keystone’s New Product Development Process

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Our new product development process has five phases which include: project planning, design and development, design verification, design transfer, and design validation. We specialize in partnering with clients who have a concept for a medical device, but need help in bringing their idea through design, development, and manufacture so it can and will successfully reach the market. In this post, we will go over the five phases that you can expect to go through when you partner with Keystone. 

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Keystone Solutions Group Brings Unmatched Value to the Product Development Process

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When you are conceptualizing a medical device that you intend to design, manufacture, and sell, you need a partner with expertise in a vast range of product development processes. To ensure a successful product launch, you must first overcome a number of challenges, from initial design and modeling to prototype analysis and testing. We have a lot of experience in collaboration with customers – ensuring their idea successfully moves from concept to reality. In this post, we’ll look at how Keystone’s medical device contract manufacturing services bring unmatched value to your medical device development process. 

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New Medical Devices for an Aging Population: A Study

Medical Device Development

AARP's Project Catalyst was created to help nurture innovation in the medical device development industry by studying the wants and needs of senior adults as it relates to health and wellness. The first study that was done was based around activity trackers. Activity trackers are hugely popular among young and middle-aged people despite being an arguably greater asset to older adults.

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Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Allows You to Focus on Selling

Medical Device Contract Manufacturing

The most important thing in selecting a medical device contract manufacturer for most of our clients is being able to partner with a company who will take charge from the initial prototype development stage, all of the way to actual production. During this time, the client can spend time with selling and promotion of their product, which can make or break the product's success.

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