Want to get a taste of the latest and greatest in medical device design? Go to mddionline.com, where you can check out the results of the 2011 Medical Design Excellence Awards, including pictures and descriptions of all 37 winning devices. You can also read in-depth feature coverage by Heather Thompson on how the little things make a big difference in device design and Brian Buntz on the increasingly global nature of the device industry. This year's field included a vascular imaging device and a tomosynthesis system, among others.
— Thomas Blair