Assets From Debt: Five Valuable Lessons of the Eurozone Crisis

Posted by Roz Lawson on April 27, 2015

The European debt crisis, or eurozone crisis, has hit several states that use the euro as currency since the end of 2009. These countries ran out of money to repay or refinance their government debt or to bail out their banks. Spain, Portugal, Greece and Cyprus all needed to be rescued by sovereign bailout programs, delivered jointly by the International Monetary Fund, European Commission and European Central Bank.


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Why P̶r̶e̶v̶e̶n̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ Delaying Surgery Can Be Big Business

Posted by Matt Scheitlin on April 13, 2015

Orthopedics has been one of the great medtech success stories of the past 50 years. The transformative joint-replacement procedures and technology have mitigated enormous sources of pain and restored mobility in patients—with all of the cardiovascular, weight control and associated health benefits included.


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The Pacemaker: Making Medtech Tick

Posted by Tobi Laczkowski on March 30, 2015

Hello, and welcome to The Pacemaker, a blog dedicated to the commercial/sales and marketing aspects of the medical products world. This blog will aim to be timely, topical and relevant for leaders of medical products companies, including C-suite, general managers and VPs of sales and marketing. We’ll use a team of contributors who have each been in the med-tech world for 10-plus years, and collectively, we have experience across essentially every subsector of the space. From a geographic perspective, we’ll aim to reflect roughly the makeup of the industry, which tends to be about half U.S. focused and half other regions of the world.


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