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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Et Tu, FDA? Why Medtech Needs to Stop Feeling Betrayed by the FDA

Posted by Brian Chapman on October 31, 2018

For shame! How could the FDA approve a silly touch screen watch to do the job of serious cardiologists—and rush it through the approval process, too? How could a high-end stereo-equipment-maker suddenly become a supplier of medical devices? And then there’s the notion that this device could be fitted without the help of a qualified professional!


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Three Takeaways From AdvaMed’s 2018 MedTech Conference

Posted by Brian Chapman on October 4, 2018

Last month, the medtech community descended on the city of Philadelphia for AdvaMed’s annual MedTech Conference. Spending most of my time working in the commercial arena, I get to hit the pause button at this event to ponder bigger trends in the industry and to get exposure to some of the other forces shaping our environment in the form of regulatory, legal, trade and lobbying. Now that I’ve had my annual dose of relatively uninterrupted contemplation, I wanted to share three takeaways.


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From Compliance to Opportunity: How to Address the EU Device Regulation Changes

Posted by Matt Scheitlin on June 27, 2018

Likely, wherever you’re based in the world, you are aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect in Europe on May 25. These sweeping regulation changes affect every organization that controls or processes the personal data (whether customer or staff) of personnel based in the EU. If you’re reading this blog post, then your organization has been affected by the GDPR and, hopefully, built a capability over the past few years to ensure compliance. And if you’re best in class, your company is using the GDPR requirements as an opportunity to drive your business forward.


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