MX:Medtech Executive Features
Dec 14, 2011
Thirteen years in sales management at Sofamor Danek taught Skip Goode the value of making sure that employees understand how their individual skills contribute...
Nov 29, 2011
Introduction Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. —Abraham Lincoln What...
Nov 18, 2011
Isis Biopolymer has decided that the smoothest path to developing its “intelligent” transdermal patch technology is by treating wrinkles. And the...
Nov 17, 2011
A disciplined business case is the key to expanding market share and establishing strategic competitive advantage. The complexity and significant cost of...
Nov 17, 2011
Patent reform became a reality on September 16, 2011, with the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. While President Obama and the U.S. Patent and...
Oct 19, 2011
Reprocessing of single-use devices has been recognized since the 1970s, when hospitals began to use the practice. The benefits of reprocessing include creating...
Oct 19, 2011
The medical device and diagnostic industry often relies on patents to protect its innovations. A 2007 Supreme Court ruling that addresses a key element of the...
Oct 19, 2011
Running a start-up requires the skills of a player-coach, says Dave Springer. It’s an apt self-description by the new CEO of Cayenne Medical, given the...
Sep 19, 2011
Edwards Lifesciences should have known a valuable asset was under attack when it received notice that a reexamination of two of its key patents had been...
Sep 19, 2011
Staying competitive in the medical device and diagnostics industry requires a focused and motivated workforce. Researchers need initiative, assembly line...