Dear Medtech: I’m Not Sick, So Why Do You Keep Calling Me a ‘Patient’?

Posted by Brian Chapman on May 17, 2019

Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones’ 75-year-old lead singer, recently underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure. A look at his Twitter feed shows a total of two tweets dedicated to this episode of care: First, he expressed his dismay at postponing the North American leg of his band’s tour and then, after a brief Twitter hiatus, he said that he’s feeling better and thanked the hospital staff. Do you think that the king of swagger wants to be considered a “patient” outside of this encounter? Not a chance.


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Winning the Medtech Vs. Tech Battle: Five Lessons Learned From Tech’s Success

Posted by Raluca Cenusa on December 6, 2018

Tech companies are beating medtech companies at their own game. New tech players are entering the digital health space in droves, and digital health investment is at an all-time high.


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Winning the Medtech Vs. Tech Battle: Five Ways To Keep Tech Competitors at Bay

Posted by Raluca Cenusa on December 4, 2018

When it comes to innovation, the rise of consumer technology giants entering the healthcare space, and interrupting the traditional ecosystem in which medtech device manufacturers, clinicians and providers currently exist, can be seen as "Goliath versus Goliath" matchups between large companies looking to maintain or capture opportunities.


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