These seven executives are all taking some level of risk in trying to fundamentally alter how the medtech and overall healthcare industry functions in the future.
Calling this a time of unprecedented change in the world of devices and diagnostics would be a gigantic understatement. Changes in the law, advances in technology, new demands from providers and payers, not to mention patients, are leading to fundamental shifts in how healthcare is delivered, and how treatments are developed.
Some executives have embraced the change and are trying to alter the course of their large organizations. Other executives are trying to create whole new paradigms of care altogether. Still others are harnessing the power of technology to provide unparalleled insight.
These seven executives all fit into the above categories. In alphabetical order, here's who they are and how they are poised to change the future.
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