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MedTech Mindset Podcast: Navigating Regulatory with Monica Ferrante

By Daniel Henrich on Feb 18, 2019 11:46:21 AM


EPISODE 6 - Navigating Regulatory with Monica Ferrante

In this episode, regulatory expert Monica Ferrante, VP of Regulatory and Quality at Aspire Bariatrics, talks regulatory strategy and approvals for new medical devices coming to market. 

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ActiveProtective Announced as Extreme Tech Challenge Finalist

By Daniel Henrich on Feb 15, 2019 7:54:36 AM

Active_Protective_XTC-1R to L, ActiveProtective CTO Wamis Singhatat, CMO Drew Lakatos, and CEO R. Scott Jones pose after being announced as an XTC Finalist at CES in Vegas last month.

Like many great medtech companies, ActiveProtective started with a clinician recognizing a problem as solvable and working towards a solution. Dr. Robert Buckman wasn’t alone in realizing how devastating a fall can be for an elderly patient. But, as a trauma surgeon who saw patients facing life-threatening consequences after suffering hip fractures, he wanted to find a way to shield those most at risk.

A third of Americans over 65 fall each year and many of those falls result in broken hips. Hip fractures are often associated with a rapid downward spiral for elderly patients, who must endure invasive surgery, recovery time immobilized in bed, and, usually, a less active lifestyle moving forward.

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MedTech Mindset Podcast: Branding in MedTech with Bill Gullan

By Daniel Henrich on Jan 15, 2019 3:44:49 PM

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EPISODE 5 - Bill Gullan and Finch Brands

In this episode, branding expert Bill Gullan, President of Finch Brands, speaks with Smithwise Marketing Director Daniel Henrich about what branding is and why's it's critical in the world of medtech ventures. 

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