MassDevice Q&A

June 30, 2009 by MassDevice staff

Q&A Features

03/21/2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech icon Dr. Tom Fogarty tells MassDevice.com about his unconventional path from upstart tinkerer in the suburbs of Cincinnati to healthcare celebrity in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Part 1 of a 3-part series.

The making of an icon | Dr. Tom Fogarty's obsession with innovation

It's been 50 years since Dr. Tom Fogarty invented the catheter-based treatment for blood clots that's now the standard of care. At 80, it would be a cinch for Fogarty to retire to his California vineyard and bask in the...

03/17/2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

QuantuMDx envisions a future where laboratory-quality diagnostics are mobile, cheap and available to everyone, from healthcare providers in developing countries to parents dealing with ill children.

A lab in your pocket – Q&A with QuantuMDx founder Jonathan O'Halloran

QuantuMDx came from humble beginnings, and it's still rather humble now, but the company has a grand vision for the future. With re-imagined diagnostic technology and a burgeoning gene sequencing...

03/10/2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

SinuSys CEO Thomas Schreck and CMO Dr. Jerome Hester tell MassDevice.com how they hope to replace sinus surgery with a simple, in-office procedure and how a doctor and his patient formed a company together.

Breathing easier with SinuSys | MassDevice Q&A

SinuSys executives Thomas Schreck and Dr. Jerome Hester had a very different relationship just 3 years ago. Schreck, a serial entrepreneur now on his 3rd venture, was Hester's patient up until a fateful lunch meeting in Menlo Park, Calif., that led to the...

02/12/2014 by Brian Johnson

Tom Roberts, CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based startup Invictus Medical discusses the company's approach to preventing the cranial deformation plagiocephaly, also known as flattening of the skull, that affects up to 30% of newborns.

Preventing plagiocephaly: A conversation with Invictus Medical's Tom Roberts

For Tom Roberts, good healthcare starts with prevention.

It's a mantra the CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based startup Invictus Medical holds close to his heart.

In 2010, interrupting a 25-year medical device career that had taken him to Boehringer Manheim, Roche Diagnostics and Kinetic Concepts Inc., Roberts took a leave of...

01/27/2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Philips Healthcare clinical informatics CEO Michael Mancuso tells MassDevice.com how he envisions medtech companies coming together to eliminate preventable hospital injuries and deaths.

A problem for all of us: Philips Healthcare on joining the Patient Safety Movement

Philips Healthcare (NYSE:...

01/20/2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Cardiologist Dr. Darrel Francis finds himself attempting once again to drag the conversation back from the edge of hyperbole as the market reacts to the lackluster outcome of Medtronic's highly anticipated Symplicity HTN-3 trial of renal denervation in treatment of hypertension.

Managing renal denervation expectations in the aftermath of Symplicity HTN-3

Medtronic (NYSE:...

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