DeviceTalks West MedTech 2025: What Will the Industry Look Like in 10 Years?

At DeviceTalks West, Minnetronix brought together three industry experts who shared their perspectives on trends and factors influencing innovation and shaping the future of the industry.

Medical Device Technology in 2025

Dirk Smith, Co-Founder, Minnetronix, Inc.

From the drive towards personalized medicine to big data and connectivity, Dirk Smith spoke about the role of technology in the changing landscape of patient care.

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The Innovation Gap: Retooling the Doctor’s Black Bag by 2025

Nick Terrafranca, CEO, NeuroRecovery Technologies

Nick Terrafranca discussed how advances in wearable and implantable technology and device and data connectivity combined with a push for more individualized, cost-effective care will redefine the tools physicians reach for in ten years.

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Pushing the Innovation Boundary for Patient Care: Opportunities and Responsibilities for Big Device Companies

Chris Thierfelder, Director of Research and Development, Halyard Health West

With a widening innovation gap and an increasingly high barrier to entry and success, Chris Thierfelder spoke about the opportunities, and the responsibilities, of large companies in the medical device space to push the boundaries of innovation for patient care.

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DeviceTalks West MedTech 2025 Panel: Questions and Discussion

  • Dirk Smith, Co-Founder, Minnetronix
  • Nick Terrafranca, CEO, NeuroRecovery Technologies
  • Chris Thierfelder, Director of Research and Development, Halyard Health West

The audience questions following the MedTech 2025 panel presentations generated additional insight and perspective from the panelists on the future of the medtech industry.