The Big Getting Bigger: Strategic Accounts to Dominate the Future of Medtech

Posted by Pete Masloski on November 12, 2015

I had the pleasure recently to chair the third annual Medical Device Contracting and Strategic Accounts Conference in San Diego. On the opening day of the conference the bombshell was dropped: MedAssets was being acquired in a $2.7 billion deal and its GPO business being integrated with Novation. It certainly set the tone for the discussions. The big were indeed getting bigger, and it was never clearer that succeeding in strategic accounts is critical for medtech companies.


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Four Strategies for Medtech Firms Coping With Regional Healthcare Differences

Posted by Pete Masloski on August 11, 2015

A group of sales managers who work for a cardiovascular device company and I were recently talking about something they care deeply about: their sales territories. One of the managers asked, “How should we be factoring in things like Maryland’s Total Patient Revenue system (a capitated payment model for Maryland community hospitals) into our strategies and growth expectations?”

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