Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said yesterday that it tapped former Medtronic minimally invasive therapies CFO and finance VP Wayde McMillan as its new chief financial officer, replacing Michael Levitz. The Acton, Mass.-based diabetes-focused medtech company said that McMillan will join the company in February and that Levitz will continue as an advisor for a period following the […]
By David Kronfeld, Head of Real World Data Innovation, Medidata Solutions Medtech is just starting to access the rich well of real-world data (RWD), which offers some incredible opportunities to build more successful and useful devices. RWD technology can be employed to improve patient recruitment, efficiently deploy a sales team, identify unmet needs in regions, […]
Medical device developers do not always consider the process of informed consent for clinical trials, since it is often handled at the trial site. But the industry is changing, and digitizing processes such as informed consent can streamline studies to rapidly collect quality data, while reducing costs. Patient-centric healthcare means patient-centric clinical trials As the […]
Implementing a unified data platform for medical device trials can yield significant improvements in efficiency, transparency, and standardization, providing resource- and budget-strapped trial teams with accessible, more accurate data for faster, more informed decisions. The era of big data has led to an influx of vast amounts of information coming from disparate sources, causing challenges […]
As big data grows and competition rises, stricter regulatory guidance looms Today’s medical device industry is being transformed by the generation and analysis of vast amounts of data. However, the traditional approaches to data collection and analyses in clinical trials don’t necessarily apply. Along with this massive volume of siloed, disparate data comes unique challenges […]
Median Technologies (EPA:ALMDT) and Medidata said today they inked a collaborative deal looking to leverage their capabilities to streamline the growth and use of medical imaging in cancer clinical trials. Through the deal, Median Technologies will use Medidata’s Clinical Cloud to accelerate oncology medicine development, the companies said. Median will also use Medidata’s Medical Imaging system […]
Netanya, Israel-based Ventor is developing an aortic replacement valve called the Engager. Medtronic bought the company for $325 million 3 years ago.
Advanced Cell Technology (OTC:ACTC) appointed MIT professor and bioengineering legend Bob Langer to its board of directors, tapping him to lead its science advisory committee.
Langer has authored more than 1,100 journal articles, has more than 800 issued and pending patents and won the 2011 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for bioengineering pioneers thanks to his work in drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Medidata Solutions Appoints Bryan Spielman Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development
Spielman to Work with Business Groups to Drive Partnerships and Growth Initiatives
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO), a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced that Bryan Spielman has been named executive vice president of strategy and corporate development, reporting to CEO Tarek Sherif and President Glen de Vries. Bryan will oversee strategic planning and corporate development activities with a focus on strengthening Medidata through strategic partnerships and corporate initiatives that will continue to drive competitive advantage for its clinical research customers.