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Views on running a successful MedTech company.

51 blogs about the topic

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Posted on 04.03.2021

Gender equality in the medtech sector: can Europe catch up?

I started my career in consumer goods in 1995, then medtech in 2005, and have seen attitudes to gender equality evolve, with growing awareness about the gender gap, and the importance of working with diverse teams. US companies in particular have been actively promoting diversity and inclusion in the past 10 years or so. In […]

By Sophie Dutilloy President International Vision Care Franchise at Alcon

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Posted on 22.07.2019

Inspire today to better care tomorrow

Love at first sight At the age of seventeen, I was good in Math and Sciences, but I did not know what to study after secondary school. Five years later, I was going to be graduated from ULB (Brussels university) as a mechanical engineer, dedicating myself to mechanical structures and engines development. Then, through my […]

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Posted on 08.07.2019

‘Will it make the boat go faster?’ Adopting a pragmatic approach to value-based healthcare

Sometimes innovations come along which transform the way we deliver healthcare. Despite the strain the global healthcare system is under, it’s a time of great opportunity. Advances in medical technology have the potential to make a huge difference to a lot of people’s lives. We’re seeing examples of wearable technologies which can help diagnose conditions […]

By Stephen O’Callaghan Director of Managed Services, Johnson & Johnson

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Posted on 12.12.2018

Unlocking the power of big data – Without compromising patient privacy

Deep learning is a form of machine learning with the potential to extract meaningful information from the mountains of data generated by healthcare companies. One of the major obstacles to embracing deep learning in the world of health arises from challenges around data sharing. As we all know, while there is no shortage of patient […]

By Sorin Stircu Regional MedTech Strategist at E*HealthLine - Europe Global Office

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Posted on 24.05.2017

Solution offers in the medtech industry – the diamond of successful monetization

From the medtech sector’s growth figures[1] and revenue outlook[2], you would assume the industry’s success is guaranteed. Across the world, the population is aging, pushing up the demand for medical devices. However, as we dig a little deeper into market trends, we see that a positive revenue outlook doesn’t necessarily result in profitable growth. In […]

By Omar Ahmad Managing Partner Denmark

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Posted on 20.12.2016

Reach More Patients. Restore More Lives.

A 2015 report from The Lancet Global Surgery Commission found that nearly one-third of the global burden of disease can be treated surgically and that 5 billion people lack access to safe and affordable surgical care.  At Johnson & Johnson, we are looking to improve the standard of care and treatment, accelerating our pace of […]

By Martin Fitchet Global Head, Research & Development

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Posted on 07.10.2016

Want happier, more productive employees? Embrace cooperation

Companies are facing growing complexity, declining productivity and a slump in employee satisfaction. Despite all the technological innovation around us in every industry there is a constant slowdown in productivity. The decline is so dramatic that we at BCG have been looking for the ‘hole’ which has been draining companies’ productivity. Before unravelling the mystery […]

By Yves Morieux Director, The Boston Consulting Group Institute for Organisation

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Posted on 28.09.2016

Thinking in New Boxes: How to Bring Fundamental Change to Your Medtech Business

Shifting your perspective – and thinking in a ‘new box’ – can transform your company and create new opportunities for the future. Models, concepts and frameworks are – to use another phrase – mental boxes within which we comprehend the real world. And ever since the 1960s, we have been taught to be creative by […]

By Luc de Brabandere Fellow and Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group

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Posted on 12.02.2016

Rethinking how medtech reaches customers

The medical technology sector is characterised by innovation. This is true not just of how technologies are developed and manufactured – it extends equally to how products are distributed. Having observed this sector for several years, I have seen a running battle between manufacturers and distributors for control of inpatient and outpatient distribution channels. The […]

By Dr. Andreas Silber Senior Director, Simon-Kucher & Partners, Division Life Sciences