Presentations & Publications

Drug Delivery Partnerships Conference: “Leveraging Med Device Expertise to Develop Combination Products”

Smith D. Presentation at Drug Delivery Partnerships, Palm Gardens, Florida February 10, 2017

During the 2017 Drug Delivery Partnerships Conference (DDP), Dirk Smith, Co-founder of Minnetronix, spoke about key factors to consider when integrating a drug delivery system into a combination therapy. Understanding the medical device mindset and framework - including timing, risk management, design controls, and systems complexity - can help leverage concurrent development processes to a successful market introduction.

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DeviceTalks West: Medical Device Technology in 2025

Smith D. Presentation at DeviceTalks West, Newport, California, December 12, 2016

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

Terrafranca N., CEO, NeuroRecovery Technologies. Presentation at DeviceTalks West, Newport, California, December 12, 2016

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 physician’s reach for in ten years.

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

Thierfelder, C. Director of Research and Development, Halyard Health West. Presentation at DeviceTalks West, Newport, California, December 12, 2016

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

Thierfelder, C., Smith, D., Terrafranca, N. Panel presentation at DeviceTalks West, Newport, California, December 12, 2016

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

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DeviceTalks Boston: Harnessing Data to Improve Patient Outcomes

Rennert, J. CEO, Zoll Medical Corporation. Presentation at DeviceTalks Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, September 28, 2016

At DeviceTalks Boston, Minnetronix sponsored a panel of industry experts providing insight into factors that will shape the medical device industry over the next decade. During “MedTech 2025: What Will the Industry Look Like in 10 Years?”, Jon Rennert offered his thoughts on the role of data in the delivery and management of healthcare.

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