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Dean Kamen: Don't Blame Regulators for Stalling Medtech Innovation

Dean Kamen: Don't Blame Regulators for Stalling Medtech Innovation
Medtech inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen says the public needs to get a more realistic idea of what it takes to bring innovative medical devices to market. 

The medical device industry loves to beat up on FDA, but one person you won’t find lining up to take a shot at the agency is medtech inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen.

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At the recent keynote address at the MD&M East exposition in New York City, Kamen urged the audience not to blame regulators for hampering medtech innovation. Instead, he said, it’s the public that needs to shift its attitude about what’s required to bring new medical technologies to market.

Hear his call to action to the industry in the video below: 

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Jamie Hartford, managing editor, MD+DI
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