Body sensors, Uber care and prescription apps: How medical technology is going to make 100 the new 60

medtechMedical technology pioneers believe that 100 years of age will become the new 60 as scientific breakthroughs, software and gadgets extend and improve our lives quickly.

This may seem implausible, but med tech iterates as quickly as does information technology. Since the 1970s, our smart phones have become one billion times’ more powerful and swift as were the supercomputers that filled cavernous rooms decades ago.

Predictions are that heart disease and cancer will be eradicated within a decade and other technologies, such as 3D printing and artificial intelligence, will further extend longevity and improve the quality of life, too.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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