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“Never Events” Spur Medical Device Innovation

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Start-ups developing technologies to help hospitals avoid preventable medical errors known as “never events” are developing solutions to nosocomial infections, retained surgical objects, pressure ulcers, and medication errors.


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