The Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) Announce the Winners and Finalists of the 2022 Competition

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The medtech industry’s premier awards program recognizes significant achievement in the design and engineering of medical products that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility.

ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Award for Excellence in Medical Design (MDEA), the medical technology industry’s premier awards program, organized by Informa Markets – Engineering, publisher of Medical device and diagnostics industry (MARYLAND+ID), announced the winners and runners-up of the 2022 MDEA competition today. Covering ten product categories, the annual competition recognizes products that drive the $450 billion medical device industry forward through life-saving innovations. lives and remarkable technological advances. This year, nearly 30 winners and finalists were announced on

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.

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 entrants are incredible, 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 said Jamie Hartford, Chief Content Officer at Informa Markets – Engineering and MDEA Program Manager. “Congratulations to our winners and runners-up who are shaping much-needed progress in meaningful and impactful ways.”

The 2022 MDEA winners are:


Best in Show: HemoScreen (PixCell Medical)

Readers’ Choice: CT in a Box (GE Healthcare)

Digital health products and mobile medical applications

Gold: thorough kidney test (

Silver: 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

Gold: MOLLI (MOLLI Surgical Inc.)

Silver (tie): Baxter EASYGRIP FLO41 (Baxter), Hugo Robotic-assisted Surgery System (Medtronic)

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

Gastrointestinal and genitourinary devices

Gold: The iTind system (Olympus Corporation)

Silver: CarePath (IO Urology)

Bronze: EnteraLoc (Vonco Products, LLC)

Implant and Tissue Replacement Products

Gold: ApiFix (orthopediatrics)

Silver: Leith Medical’s patented ankle plating system (Leith Medical)

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

Non-surgical hospital supplies and equipment

Gold: Rediroom – Instant Patient Isolation Room (GAMA Healthcare/Care Strategic)

Silver: Flusso TFI (McArthur Medical Sales Inc.)

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

Over-the-counter and self-care devices

Gold: Quick Fold and C-Grip Rod Collection (Michael Graves Design)

X-ray, imaging and electromechanical devices

Gold: Imagio Breast Imaging System (Seno Medical)

Silver: Smart-C (Turner Imaging Systems)

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

Rehabilitation and assistive technology products

Gold: INSIGHT System (Adapttech)

Silver: TrueLimb (Unlimited Tomorrow, Inc.)

Bronze: ArmMotus EMU (Fourier Intelligence)

Test and diagnostic products and systems

Gold: HemoScreen (PixCell Medical)

Silver: KneeKG (Emovi)

Bronze: ASP Device (ASP Health)

The full list of finalists for the 2022 MDEA competition is available at 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

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