The latest MEDTECH 2018 conference, New York's largest gathering of bioscience and medical technology leaders, brought together experts in regulatory and policy, innovation and technology, and startup/business acceleration. This year’s event, “Building Bridges to Better Healthcare,” served to build greater collaboration among the state’s leading innovators, educators, and advisers to strengthen the region’s bio/med industry.Read More
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When launching a medical device product, providing easy-to-use, accurate instructions are critical in order to operate, service, or sell the device. But developing highly professional product documentation requires a certain skill set that may extend beyond the manufacturer's internal resources.Read More
Good technical documentation doesn’t just happen. Producing professional content that's both technically accurate and user-friendly is a highly specific skill. While many companies have subject matter experts (SMEs) in-house, they may not have a professional writer on staff who can translate complicated product knowledge into content that's easily understood by the end-user.
User manuals can be a make-or-break point of customer loyalty for manufacturers. The more user-friendly the product documentation is, the more likely the product will be successful. Technical documentation is especially important in the medical device market where quick, easy implementation of products is necessary to facilitate high quality patient care.
Jan Peartree, Technical Communications Manager, shares how Novatek revamped a customer's documentation to reduce confusion, improve ease of use, and ultimately, help them provide better patient care.Read More
Your end user is changing, and so is the way they access information. Customers don’t want to read a 75-page manual. They want answers on demand: easily navigated, quick access to product documentation. Well-written, user-friendly documentation provides this easy accessibility, which increases customer satisfaction and ultimately benefits the company's bottom line. User-friendly documentation is:Read More
How do you take an idea and turn it into a commercially viable product? From development to product launch, there are many questions that companies must answer. Last month, we attended a “Lunch-N-Learn” hosted by High Tech Rochester and presented by our strategic partner, Sparton Corporation, which addressed these questions.Read More
The days of pushing pages and pages of product information on your customers are over. Today’s end users are smart, tech savvy, and connected. Instead of static PDFs, they want searchable data that they can access on-demand via their laptop, iPad, tablet or mobile device.Read More
At a recent event held by Central New York Biotech Accelerator, a division of Upstate Medical University, Novatek coordinated a panel discussion with experts who provided medical device companies with an in-depth look at what it takes to successfully get a product to market. The event covered critical stages of product launch and FDA approval, including the importance of Instructions for Use.Read More
Establishing a plan typically results in a thought-out, detailed strategy for achieving an objective. For an outsourced technical writing project, the Statement of Work (SOW) is an essential part of the plan. It defines and identifies the project’s expectations and objectives in writing for both the client and the vendor. SOWs are one of the most important documents for the project.Read More