Oh hey, sorry if I bumped into you. I should be more careful when I walk down the street, but I was distracted. By what you ask? Well, me and my trusty binoculars have been looking skyward for flying pigs and downward for massive blocks of ice because it has become apparent that things have […]
Oh, The Medtechs and the Payers Can Be Friends!
Medical Technology: When You Are Through Changing, You Are Through
“When you are through changing, you are through.” –Bruce Barton On Friday I attended the American Heart Association’s 21st Annual Research Roundtable Luncheon, where I was the guest of Covidien Ventures (thanks guys!). The vast majority of people in the room were, like my Covidien compadres, somehow related to the medical device industry—as manufacturer, investor, […]
Medical Technology and Kubler-Ross' Five Stages of Grief
Last year when I left the IBF MedTech Investing conference in Minneapolis all I could think about was MacBeth and how the med tech community was being drawn into its own tragedy, its leaders uttering under their breaths, “Something wicked this way comes.” At the time I wrote a post called, “What’s Done Cannot Be […]