Is MedTech Doing Enough to Protect Patients? DeviceTalks Dives into the Medical Device Industry

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DeviceTalks, the live interview series that dives into the minds of the leaders behind the devices that save lives, closes its 1st season November 19 with CEOs from B. Braun Medical, Masimo Corp. and up to 200 medtech executives.

DeviceTalks, a live interview series featuring thought leaders from the $126B medical technology industry, closes out its 2014 season Nov. 19 in Irvine, Calif., with a candid conversation on whether the medical device industry is doing enough to protect patients.

DeviceTalks West welcomes the CEOs of B.Braun Medical and Masimo Nov. 19 for a wide-ranging discussion on the future of medtech innovation and how the medical device industry can make more of an impact on patients safety.

Formerly known as the Big 100, DeviceTalks is a live event held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities. DeviceTalks is hosted by, the online journal of record for the medical device industry, which provides hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them and burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.

In its first full season, DeviceTalks welcomed more than 600 senior leaders from Alphaeon, 3M, B.Braun Medical, Covidien, Haemonetics, Kip’s Bay Medical, Masimo, Medtronic and St. Jude Medical as well as innovators from the next wave of cutting edge companies such as 480 Biomedical, Arsenal Medical, BIOM, CVRx and MC10.

“Our 2014 series focused on the future of healthcare innovation post healthcare reform “ publisher Brian Johnson said. “We explored how the U.S. government’s focus on ‘cutting the cost curve’ impacted the innovation curve from the perspective of companies of all sizes. This has been a fascinating year for medtech, highlighted by an unprecedented wave of consolidation in the industry, particularly the $43 billion Medtronic acquisition of Covidien.”

For a full list of speakers for this and previous years, please visit

DeviceTalks 2014 series sponsors include aptitude, AdvaMed 2014, Greenberg Traurig , J29 Associates, MPR Product Development and Travelers.

For more information on DeviceTalks, please contact publisher Brian Johnson at brian(at)massdevice(dot)com

Event information
What: DeviceTalks West with Caroll Neubauer and Joe Kiani
Where: Irvine Marriott, 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA
When: November 19, 3:30-8:00 p.m.
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Since 2009, we have been the online journal of the medical devices industry, with hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them, and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.

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