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Engineering Medicine: Tom Fogarty & Medical Device Start-Ups

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

More medical device companies are being started around relatively focused product plays attractive to both the public markets and big-company acquirors. The most important coming change in surgery, the coupling of less invasive diagnostics and surgery. A conversation with surgeon and device entrepreneur Tom Fogarty on what’s changed over his 30 years of starting up medical device companies.

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