In this podcast, iRhythm CEO Mike Coyle discusses his decision to join the digital health leader in January. Coyle’s had to hit the ground running as iRhythm manages some challenging decisions from regional Medicare payors, but he also sees great opportunity for the company’s Zio platform across the healthcare spectrum. In this conversation, Coyle discusses […]
Device Talks Podcasts
Each week, the DeviceTalks podcast will bring the energy and insights of our medtech events to you via iTunes, Spotify and other podcasts channels. Hosted by our DeviceTalks editorial director Tom Salemi, the DeviceTalks podcast will tell the stories of the entrepreneurs, executives and other leaders who have committed their careers to making medtech better.
DeviceTalks editorial director Tom Salemi brings over two decades of medtech writing to each episode of DeviceTalks. Prior to joining WTWH Media, Tom organized conferences, wrote feature articles, broke news and hosted an influential podcast. Tom grew up outside of Boston, so he’s thrilled to be organizing this region’s most influential medtech meeting. Tom lives north of Boston with his wife, two sons, and Daisy the Dog.
In this week’s DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, Liane Teplitsky, vice president and general manager of worldwide robotics at Zimmer Biomet, shares her excitement for the burgeoning data business emerging in orthopedics. Teplitsky, an engineer who built her medtech career in cardiac R&D and sales at St. Jude and Abbott, walks us through the interconnected offerings of […]
In this week’s podcast, Derek Herrera explains how a serious battle injury he received while leading Marines in Afghanistan led him to build a career in medtech. Herrera has founded two companies – Spinal Singularity and Habit Camera – to create devices that can improve and save the lives of people who need help the […]
This week, we’ll talk with Abbott’s medical devices EVP Lisa Earnhardt about how the life sciences giant pivoted during the pandemic. Earnhardt shares what programs were given greater priority when the lockdown’s impact became clear and why the company performed so well in one of its key businesses. We also explore this week’s news that […]
Hologic CEO Steve MacMillan says in early March 2020 he didn’t appreciate how COVID-19 would change the world forever. But the diagnostics company quickly rose to the challenge, becoming one of the surer suppliers of diagnostic tests needed to chart the coronavirus’s severity. In this DeviceTalks Weekly podcast, MacMillan shares how Hologic pivoted to meet […]
In this week’s DeviceTalks Weekly podcast — the 50th of the series— J&J’s medical device chief Ashley McEvoy makes her debut. McEvoy, EVP and chair of Medical Devices at Johnson & Johnson, delivered insights on several areas of interest including: COVID-19’s impact on J&J in the past, and what changes may remain in the future; […]
Insulet CEO Shacey Petrovic says she didn’t jump immediately at the chance to join the company. In an interview with the DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, Petrovic, who was serving as CEO of a women’s health company when CEO-Patrick Sullivan, her former boss at Cytyc, called her with an offer to serve as Insulet’s chief commercial officer […]
A new generation of digital surgery systems will level surgeons’ playing field — giving them artificial intelligence, robotic tools, and other assistive technologies. In three interviews in this week’s DeviceTalks Weekly Podcast, leaders from Asensus, ActivSurgical and Memic explain how their systems will improve surgeon performance, reduce errors, and deliver the “democratization” of surgical robotics. […]
Nearly a year after Geoff Martha took over the corner office at Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device company is transforming. In a recent interview with our DeviceTalks Weekly podcast, Martha detailed Medtronic‘s major reorganization, its shift in corporate culture and more. Martha was also highly pleased about Medtronic’s recent Q3 earnings results. Here are […]
CEO Geoff Martha says Medtronic‘s ongoing corporate restructuring will position the company to compete better with medical device rivals, freeing the front-line forces from earlier entanglements. But the change will also create new opportunities for Medtronic employees at the company and elsewhere. In a far-ranging interview with the DeviceTalks Weekly podcast, Martha reviewed the company’s […]
Less than a year into his role as CEO, Geoff Martha and the Medtronic leadership has overseen a significant reorganization of medtech’s largest player. In our closing keynote conversation, Martha says the company is clearing a minor COVID-19 bump and sees open road for the company to continue to grab share from competitors. Martha details […]