Karen Finn

Freelance writer, editor

Karen spent the past 20+ years providing editorial services for leading B2B publications, large corporations, small businesses, individuals and students around the world. 

Her portfolio includes articles and business communications on pharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthcare policy, regulatory and legal systems, international trade and intellectual property. Her articles have been published in Scrip Regulatory AffairsClinica Medtech IntelligenceMedNousSecuringPharma and International Trade Today, among others.

6 blogs from the author

Bones, Joints & Muscles

Posted on 03.10.2017

Walking away from arthritis

 Roy Parker was not going to let arthritis interfere with the ‘golden years’ of retirement. When the joint condition became progressively worse in both his knees over the three years after retirement, he decided to see his doctor. “Instead of being able to use the additional time to enjoy outdoor pursuits like mountain biking and […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor

Getting checked

Posted on 26.07.2017

The role of medtech in fighting hepatitis

International efforts to tackle the hepatitis pandemic have reached new heights, especially in the past year since the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis 2016–2021. It is estimated that some 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor

Getting checked

Posted on 10.07.2017

For pressure injuries, prevention is the key

The easiest type of pressure injury to deal with is the one that never happens. This is why health economists like William Padula, PhD are advocating the use of multi-layer prophylactic sacrum dressings for pressure injury prevention from the moment a patient enters the health system.   In an interview with MedTech Views, Dr Padula […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor


Posted on 07.06.2017

Preventing pressure ulcers with proper patient turning and positioning

Healthcare professionals see patients with hospital acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) and staff with debilitating back injuries all too often. Chenel Trevellini, MSN, RN, CWOCN, a Registered Nurse from New York who is passionate about sharing best practices, found that implementing a proper system for turning and positioning patients could lower both of these rates significantly. […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor


Posted on 17.05.2017

World Health Assembly kicks off next week

The world’s highest health policy-setting body, World Health Assembly (WHA), is set to hold its 70th annual meeting in Geneva from 22-31 May 2017. It is here that health ministers from the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) 194 member states will review the WHO’s work, set new goals and assign new tasks. Delegates at #WHA70 are […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor


Posted on 22.03.2017

Revolutionising water, sanitation & hygiene

We drink it, cook with it, wash with it, farm and manufacture with it, bring babies into the world with it and save lives with it. We can’t survive without it. So what can we do about the 663 million people around the world who are without access to safe, clean water? In honour of […]

By Karen Finn Freelance writer, editor