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Listen to Medtech Insight podcasts for our perspectives on regulation, policy, quality, R&D and key commercial topics.

Device Week, 9 June 2021 – ATTD Medtronic Update; CVRx IPO

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight's UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering provides an update on Medtronic’s MiniMed 780G insulin pump cost-savings study, presented at the Advances Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) conference. US Commercial and R&D manager, Reed Miller, highlights details on CVRx’s recent IPO.

Device Week, 4 June 2021 – Medtronic Pulls HeartWare; Biden Releases Budget Proposal

This week’s podcast highlights Medtech Insight’s coverage of Medtronic's decision to pull its HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device from the market and the implications of the move, as well as Biden's proposed budget that would increase funding for the US FDA.

Device Week, 28 May 2021 – Diabetes Device Market Update

This week’s podcast highlights Medtech Insight’s latest Market Intelligence report on continuous glucose monitors, a rapidly growing sector driven by innovation and patients’ demand for easier-to-use devices.

Device Week, 21 May 2021 – QSR Harmonization, Recalls, And More In MedCon Spotlight

In this week’s podcast we round up news from this year’s MedCon medical device conference, sponsored by the US FDA and Xavier University. Key topics include Quality System Regulation harmonization, product recalls, a new FDA Inspectional Affairs Council, and the agency’s breakthrough devices pathway.

Device Week, 7 May 2021 – New MDUFA, Old Disagreements

In this week’s podcast, senior reporter Ferdous Al-Faruque gives an early look at how user fee negotiations between the US FDA and industry groups for MDUFA V are unfolding. As in the past, the parties are at odds over how much industry should pay, and what the FDA is using the money for.

Device Week, 28 April 2021 – Innovative Technologies In Diabetes; Future Of Surgery

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight's Barnaby Pickering features Finnish start-up GlucoModicum, which created a way to measure blood glucose levels without using needles. Managing editor Marion Webb discusses her latest Market Intel, which highlights three companies that developed technologies to help surgeons collaborate with remote surgical experts, including medical device specialists.

Device Week, 23 April 2021 – SCOTUS Hears Major Patent Case; USPTO Encouraging COVID-19 Patent Applicants

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight managing editor Elizabeth Orr discusses the implications for medtech patent law from the US Supreme Court’s Minerva Surgical v. Hologic Inc. case, and senior reporter Ferdous Al-Faruque outlines the USPTO’s efforts to encourage inventors to file for COVID-19 product patents.

Device Week, 14 April 2021 – Mayo Clinic, VHA Big On 3D Printing; Ortho Market

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight managing editor Marion Webb discusses plans by the Mayo Clinic and Veterans Health Administration to position themselves as medical device makers of 3D-printing technologies. UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering gives an overview of global market for arthroscopy and sports medicine products.

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