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

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.

Device Week, 9 April 2021 – A Look At The EUA Process For Lucira Health, Ellume COVID-19 Tests

In this week’s case study podcast we discuss first-of-their-kind US FDA emergency use authorizations for at-home COVID-19 diagnostics made by Lucira Health and Ellume.

Exit Interview: Abernethy Tells Why She’s Leaving FDA – But Staying On Her Own Path

The FDA’s outgoing second-in-command, Amy Abernethy, is confident she’s leaving the agency in good hands but plans to continue to advocate for patients by focusing on areas such as trial design and use of real-world evidence. In this interview with Medtech Insight, Abernethy also talks about the work she put in to make sure there was a change in IT culture at the agency, among other topics.

Device Week, 2 April 2021 – Venture Capital Viewpoints, And Exciting Financing Deals For Augmedics And NeuroPace

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight managing editor Reed Miller discusses Augmedics’ and NeuroPace’s financing deals, and UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering offers some insights from Octopus Ventures, a venture capital fund based in London.

Device Week, 25 March 2021 – Abernethy To Leave FDA; Dermal Fillers And Adverse Events

This week’s podcast tackles US FDA second-in-command Amy Abernethy’s surprise announcement that she’s leaving the agency. Then, we reveal how an FDA panel thinks dermal fillers like Restylane can be made safer for consumers following a recent uptick in serious adverse events.

Device Week, 17 March 2021 – Executive Chats And The Future Of Medtech Investing

In this week’s podcast, Medtech Insight managing editor Marion Webb reviews her recent conversation with the leader of Edwards Lifesciences’ critical care business and UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering looks into the near future of M&A and finance in medtech.

Device Week, 12 March 2021 – Device World Repercussions From COVID-19 Relief Package; New Skin Irritation Standard From ISO

In this week’s podcast we discuss what the most recent COVID-19 relief package might mean for the device industry, including funding for diagnostic development and manufacturing, as well as small business loans. We also talk about a new international standard from ISO that urges manufacturers to perform device irritation testing on lab-grown skin instead of using animal testing. 

Device Week, 5 March 2021 – Remote Monitoring Reimbursement, T-cell Diagnostics, And A Digital Health Feature

In this week's podcast, managing editor Marion Webb discusses a new monthly digital health roundup which will soon feature on Medtech Insight. Managing editor Reed Miller discusses reimbursement difficulties as it applies to remote cardiac monitoring. UK-based reporter Barnaby Pickering gives an overview of an interview with the chief medical officer of Adaptive Biotechnologies about its new T-Detect platform.

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