May 21, 2013
Bestselling author Jason Jennings is the keynote speaker at the 2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit taking place this week in Las Vegas. Below are the secrets of extraordinary companies based on Jennings’ research on innovative businesses that embrace constant … Continued
April 17, 2013
This month the European Commission published its its recommendations for unique device identification of medical devices sold in the European Union (EU). The document in its entirety can be found here. Will be interesting to see how the U.S. Food … Continued
April 14, 2013
An old friend, Frank Masiello, Jr., is running in the Boston Marathon tomorrow to raise money for Cops for Kids with Cancer, a nonprofit organization that helps families with financial aid and lets them keep their focus on getting their … Continued
February 28, 2013
In my new role as special features editor for Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN), I’m covering topics related to operating room, central sterile (CS) and sterile processing and distribution (SPD).
January 22, 2013
This month I joined the editorial staff of Healthcare Purchasing News as a special features editor.
November 6, 2012
About a year ago (January 2012) I wrote a blog post on how medical device messaging is rapidly changing.
September 7, 2012
It always amazes me how the weeks before and after Labor Day drastically differ. During the final weeks of August, I was banging down doors trying to get approvals on materials, set up media interviews and plan for the coming … Continued
August 1, 2012
At my first appointment with my new Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist, I was hesitant to tell him my line of work, fearing he might think different of me knowing that I’m a MedTech PR specialist, particularly one with … Continued
July 21, 2012
This month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its long-awaited proposed rule for a Unique Device Identification (UDI) system requiring medical device manufacturers to uniquely identify their products using one of two industry standards (GS1 Global Trade Item Numbers … Continued
May 8, 2012
I’m currently attending the GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit in Orlando where a hot topic is data standardization in healthcare – ensuring that everyone (hospitals, manufacturers, distributors, GPOs) is identifying the same organizations, locations and products in the same way. … Continued