Economic pressures on the health system have been mounting for years, pushed by demographics, shrinking reimbursements, increasingly expensive therapies, and, ultimately, payer consolidation and reforms. Hospitals are the fulcrum and the pinch point for these pressures. Medtech companies no longer can afford to focus on clinical benefits without seeking other avenues to drive value for their hospital customers. This has led to the key account management imperative: Find a way to create value beyond the product alone for stakeholders beyond traditional clinical buyers.
The Next Web – There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population. […]
Johannes Overvelde was pursuing a PhD in applied mathematics at Harvard University when he met Chuck Hoberman, designer of the Hoberman Sphere, a collapsible rainbow ball for kids. Both lived in Cambridge and had similar […]
Exactech’s Truliant® Knee System Instrumentation Honored with International Design Excellence Award (IDEA®)
Exactech, a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, announced today that the new Truliant® Knee System’s surgical instrumentation received a bronze award in the 2017 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®). […]