By Scott Wooldridge The climate for investment in medical device companies is improving but getting tighter, as biotech and pharma horn in on the recovering economy, according to a pair of medtech CEOs speaking at last night’s DeviceTalks: Minnesota event. Entellus Medical (NSDQ:ENTL) CEO Bob White and Martha Shadan, president & CEO at Rotation Medical, spoke with LifeScience Alley CEO Shaye […]
By Scott Wooldridge Last night’s DeviceTalks: Minnesota event in Minneapolis highlighted the risks and rewards of medical device entrepreneurship, contrasting the arcs of Kips Bay Medical (OTC:KIPS) and Aum Cardiovascular. Kips Bay founder & CEO Manny Villafaña, the medtech legend who started Guidant and St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ), told MassDevice.com publisher Brian Johnson that the company’s wind-down was precipitated by a […]
DeviceTalks, the live interview series featuring thought leaders from the $126B medical technology industry, closes out its 2014 season on November 19, 2014 in Irvine, Calif. with a conversation focused on whether the medical device industry is doing enough to protect patients.
Do we hold medicine to the same standards as anti-lock brakes, GPS systems and iPhones when it comes to innovation?
That was the subject on the table when MassDevice.com caught up with B. Braun Medical CEO Caroll Neubauer at AdvaMed 2014 in Chicago this week.
A group of medtech insiders gathered in Boston last night to talk shop, share stories and glean insight from some of the industry’s brightest minds at MassDevice’s DeviceTalks East conference.