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MedTech Mindset Podcast: Data Flow with Seth Goldenberg

By Daniel Henrich on Aug 1, 2019 7:05:45 AM

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EPISODE 11 - Data Flow & Medtech Innovation

In this episode, Seth Goldenberg, VP of Vault Medical Device & Diagnostics at Veeva Systems, covers data flow throughout the product lifecyle and how advanced data management can speed devices along the path to market.

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MedTech Mindset Podcast: Securing Funding with Adam Dakin, Part II

By Daniel Henrich on Jun 13, 2019 7:08:00 AM

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EPISODE 10 - Securing Funding, Part II

In Part II of this two-part episode, Adam Dakin, Managing Director of Dreamit Health, covers funding trends in medtech and how to pitch to institutional investors. (Part I available here!)

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The Challenge and Promise of Pediatric Device Innovation

By Daniel Henrich on Jun 7, 2019 9:31:20 AM

375_250-medtech_mindset_dh_mmThis article originally appeared on Med Device Online.

By Matthew R. Maltese, The Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium, and Daniel Henrich, Archimedic

As a society, we seem to regard the lives of children as more innocent, precious, and worthy of protection than those of adults. This superior valuation of child well-being is not limited to people with children of their own, or those in attendance at pediatric device conferences: in an ongoing MIT study of human perspectives on how autonomous vehicles should behave in the event of an unavoidable collision, respondents regularly indicate the vehicle should be programmed to spare child passengers or pedestrians over adults.[i] 

However, the medical device marketplace for children does not reflect these values. There are far fewer pediatric devices than adult devices on the market, meaning one of the most vulnerable patient populations also is one of the most underserved. 

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