This Week Last Year in Medtech: Dec. 11-17

See what Zimmer Biomet, Dexcom, and Nelson Laboratories were up to this time last year.

Katie Hobbins, Managing Editor

December 16, 2022

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About the Author(s)

Katie Hobbins

Managing Editor, MD+DI

Katie Hobbins is managing editor for MD+DI and joined the team in July 2022. She boasts multiple previous editorial roles in print and multimedia medical journalism, including dermatology, medical aesthetics, and pediatric medicine. She graduated from Cleveland State University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and promotional communications. She enjoys yoga, hand embroidery, and anything DIY. You can reach her at [email protected].

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