Jim Reed, President of YKK Corporation of America, recently spoke with innovation adviser Richard Guha. Richard is a leading expert on corporate and startup innovation, having worked with almost 2,000 companies over the past 27 years, raising over $250 million, and making over 25 acquisitions.
In today’s competitive environment, it is more critical than ever for medical device suppliers to balance innovation, patient safety and cost-effectiveness. Delivering against the goals requires close collaboration with their partner manufacturers.
Silicon Valley has its software and startups. And large stretches of the East Coast and the Great Lakes region are defined by the automotive industry affectionately dubbed the Rust Belt. We’re happy to be located right here in Minnesota, where a promising presence continues to take hold: Medical Alley. Thanks to a concentration of major […]
As the market continues to deal with radical changes in medical technology, we’ve been keeping an eye on how supply and demand have evolved so we can continue to stay ahead of the curve. Our subsidiary, Thomas, which gets 1.6 million+ visitors per month, has demonstrated some interesting trends in medical product sourcing over the […]
During the HLTH conference in Boston last October, a celebrated panel discussed whether healthcare is really introducing new “products” or just shifting funds along the value chain and repacking existing products in the traditional sense. Forward Health CEO argued, with merit, that new companies in the primary care space, as an example, are just the […]
Robert Fenton is the founder and chief executive officer of Qualio. Prior to founding Qualio in 2012, Robert studied pharmacy for 5 years at University College Cork, practiced as a community pharmacist, and spent time in quality and R&D roles at global pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer and Leo Pharma. Give us Qualio’s elevator pitch. […]
The pandemic pushed medtech to move faster, and leaders are riding that influence to discover sustainable efficiencies throughout the organization. Learn from two medtech experts on how they are enacting long-lasting change in their organizations. There is always a demand for medical innovations to be delivered faster, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated trials to a […]
Paper-based quality management systems have been a mainstay for life sciences organizations. A paper-based approach can be easy to stand up within an organization, and many assume it’s an easy way to skip regulatory requirements for electronic systems. While this can work for a period of time, paper simply doesn’t scale. Over the long term, […]
Medtronic, a Minnesota-based US-listed medical technology giant with over 86,000 employees, is playing a major role in a MedTech project taking place in Manchester – the UK city region with an international reputation for healthcare innovation. Supported by Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and the UK’s Medical Research Council and funded by the UK Research and […]
Rob O’Brien, RE’s VP Specialty, has over 20 years of managed care, PBM, and specialty pharmacy experience. Over the past 2 decades at CVS Health, he has worked closely with payers across all business segments (commercial and government) and drug benefit programs (both pharmacy and medical). At CVS Health he held a number of leadership […]