10 Teenagers Who Are Changing Medtech for the Better

June 2, 2015

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10 Teenagers Who Are Changing Medtech for the Better

Chris Newmarker and Brian Buntz

There seems to be something of a gap between the app-heavy innovation culture led by Millennials and the more risk-averse and mature product development approach common in the medical device industry. While the former is sometimes naive, the latter can occasionally be overly cynical.


“Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. … Cynics always say no,” the satirist Stephen Colbert complained at a 2006 Knox College commencement address


“But saying ‘yes’ begins things,” Colbert went on. “Saying ‘yes’ is how things grow. Saying ‘yes’ leads to knowledge. ‘Yes’ is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say ‘yes.’”


Here are 10 teenagers who are saying "yes" to medtech innovation—and changing the industry for the better.

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