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HealthpointCapital Business Board of Advisors member, Dick Foster, Shares His Views on How to Innovate in the Future Healthcare System BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JULY 29, 2014

HealthpointCapital Business Board of Advisors member, Dick Foster, was recently interviewed by StartUp Health, where he shared his insight on the ever-shifting healthcare landscape. Dick Foster, a health care industry expert, was a founding member of McKinsey & Company's High... more

Interview with Philip Sawyer, CEO of Invuity BY TIFFANY CHEYNIER, MAY 7, 2013

We recently sat down with Philip Sawyer, CEO of Invuity, to learn more about their innovative Eigrâ„¢ technology. See what he told us about their products, the market and the industry. more

Interview with Scott DeFelice of Oxford Performance Materials BY EDITOR, MAY 29, 2012

This week we interviewed Scott DeFelice, the President and CEO at Oxford Performance Materials. He spoke with us about the company's OsteoFab technology, which enables medical implants to be "printed" directly from a CT scan or MRI file. The implants promise a precise fit and are manufactured from OPM's OXPEKK-IG polymers. more

An Interview with Robert Blankemeyer BY EDITOR, MAY 21, 2012

An accomplished medical device industry executive, Bob Blankemeyer has led multispecialty businesses with revenue in excess of $1 billion dollars, serving the ENT, neurosurgical and spine markets. He recently spoke with us about the evolution of the medical device industry and the greatest opportunities for device companies. more

Interview with Mark Leahey, President and CEO of the MDMA BY EDITOR, MAY 14, 2012

We recently sat down with Mark Leahey, President and CEO for the Medical Device Manufacturers Association. Topics include healthcare reform, supporting innovation and the latest on user-fee legislation. more

An Interview with Thomas Einhorn, M.D. BY EDITOR, APRIL 30, 2012

We recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Thomas Einhorn, the 2012 recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society and Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and a member of HealthpointCapital's Scientific Advisory Board. more

Stem Cell Research at the Salk Institute BY EDITOR, MARCH 15, 2012

HealthpointCapital recently had the opportunity to interview representatives from the Salk Institute, who gave us an overview of the exciting basic science research into stem cells being conducted at the Salk’s San Diego labs.
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An Inteview with Paul Nichols BY EDITOR, JANUARY 25, 2012

We spoke with Paul Nichols, the current Executive Chairman of Bio2 Technologies who formerly worked with HealthpointCapital as President and CEO of Nexa Orthopedics. Learn what he has to say about the opportunities and challenges of the musculoskeletal and his advice for young companies. more

Orthopedics in China and the U.S.: An Interview with HealthpointCapital's Chinese Research Scholar BY JOHN MCCORMICK, FEBRUARY 8, 2010

Starting in October 2009, HealthpointCapital initiated a one-year Research Scholarship at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) for a select oprthopedic surgeon from China. This month, we checked in with our Research Scholar, Dr. Xiaodong Ju, to see how he... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Adam Deitz, Founder and CEO of Ortho Kinematics, Part Two BY EDITOR, DECEMBER 1, 2009

This is part two of our interview with Adam Deitz, Founder and CEO of Ortho Kinematics. It is continued from here. How have surgeons responded to the KineGraph VMA technology? Adam Deitz: Surgeons love this technology because it gives them... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Adam Deitz, Founder and CEO of Ortho Kinematics BY EDITOR, NOVEMBER 30, 2009

Recently we sat down with Adam Deitz, Founder and CEO of Ortho Kinematics to talk about his company's technology, unmet needs in spine surgery and advancing diagnostic capabilities for surgeons. This interview will be published in two parts. Adam, why... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Gerald Masoudi, Co-Chair of the Food and Drug Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP and Former FDA Chief Counsel: Part II BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, JUNE 16, 2009

Continued from yesterday, below is part two of our interview with Gerald Masoudi , a partner in Covington & Burling LLP's Washington, DC office and co-chair of the Food and Drug practice group. Mr. Masoudi most recently served as Chief... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Gerald Masoudi, Co-Chair of the Food and Drug Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP and Former FDA Chief Counsel BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, JUNE 15, 2009

Gerald Masoudi is a partner in Covington & Burling LLP's Washington, DC office and co-chair of the Food and Drug practice group. Mr. Masoudi most recently served as Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration. HealthpointCapital: Could you... more

Medtronic Talks "Disappointing" Kyphon Acqusition and Future Growth BY LAUREN UZDIENSKI, APRIL 15, 2009

In recent interviews, Medtronic CEO Bill Hawkins discussed some of the challenges associated with the company's $4.2 billion acquisition of Kyphon in 2007 as well as plans for future acquisitions. Kyphon brought innovative products and an entree into new markets,... more

Hospitals and the Credit Markets: An Interview with Wachovia's Mike Matson BY JOHN MCCORMICK, NOVEMBER 5, 2008

Earlier this week we interviewed Wachovia's industrious medical technology and device analyst Mike Matson to revisit his thoughts on how the credit market dislocations are affecting hospital capital spending decisions. McCormick: Mike, thank you for joining us especially with all... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Professor Christian Mazel: A look into the workings of Argospine, a leading spine-research organization france.gif BY ARMELLE WIART, JUNE 3, 2008

 Traduction française ci-dessous HC: For our readers who are not familiar with the Argospine association, could you tell us a little about its history and founding concepts? CM: The association started off as a business collaboration between Pr. Pierre Kehr,... more

HealthpointCapital Interviews Dr. J. Kevin McGraw: A Look into Spine Interventional Radiology BY ARIELLA P. GOLOMB, MD, SEPTEMBER 17, 2007

J. Kevin McGraw, MD, FSIR is the Co-Director of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio. He currently serves on... more

Invibio Provides Our Readers Information On Their New Composite Material ENDOLIGN BY ARIELLA P. GOLOMB, MD, SEPTEMBER 25, 2006

Invibio, principal supplier of PEEK polymer, an increasingly important material used in orthopedic applications, announced earlier this month the launch of a new device material, ENDOLIG(TM) composite, a biocompatible carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic material. On their website, the company highlights... more

The Customer's Perspective, An Inside Look at NY Presbyterian's Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Department BY ARIELLA P. GOLOMB, MD, SEPTEMBER 15, 2006

HealthpointCapital's Interview with Jack Fleischer While conducting informational interviews for our latest research report on GPOs, we were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to speak with Jack Fleischer, VP of Strategic Sourcing at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital... more

An Interview with Dr. Edward Benzel BY JOHN MCCORMICK, OCTOBER 19, 2005

Last week, we had the good fortune of catching up with Dr. Edward Benzel, Chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute. We spent a few minutes with him at this year's Congress of Neurological Surgeons in Boston. At The Cleveland... more

A Follow-Up Interview with Gerald 'Gary' Bisbee, CEO of ReGen Biologics, Inc. BY JOHN MCCORMICK, OCTOBER 6, 2005

One of the leaders in this emerging meniscus repair market is ReGen Biologics. We recently had a chance to do a catch up with Gary Bisbee, CEO of ReGen Biologics who we interviewed last year. Disclosure: Individual members of HealthpointCapital,... more

Interview with Mike Callahan of Invibio BY JOHN MCCORMICK, JUNE 14, 2005

Today we are publishing our recent interview with Mike Callahan Managing Director of Invibio, ltd. Many of you know Invibio as a principal supplier of PEEK polymer to the industry an increasingly important material used in orthopedic applications. Q: How... more

An Interview with Dr. Charles Rosen on Artificial Disc Clinical Trials BY JOHN MCCORMICK, MAY 23, 2005

In our efforts to poll surgeons on the subject of artificial lumbar discs, we have been tracking down advocates as well as dissenters in order to get a balanced view. Last month at AANS we interviewed Dr. Fred Geisler who... more

Artificial Discs: A Discussion with Dr. Fred H. Geisler BY JOHN MCCORMICK, APRIL 25, 2005

Last week I caught up with Dr. Fred Geisler at AANS in New Orleans to discuss artificial disc clinical trials and surgeon adoption of artificial discs. Throughout the week, Dr. Geisler led the Academy as the principal thought leader on... more

An Interview with BioSyntech's CEO, Claude LeDuc BY JOHN MCCORMICK, APRIL 18, 2005

Claude LeDuc, CEO Biosyntech Last week we interviewed Claude LeDuc, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioSyntech, a Canadian developer of thermosensitive gels that address articular cartilage repair and other clinical needs. JM: Introduce our readers to BST-Gel™ and... more

Cartilage Repair Comes of Age: An Interview with Gerald 'Gary' Bisbee, CEO of ReGen Biologics, Inc. BY JOHN MCCORMICK, OCTOBER 25, 2004

Cartilage repair is coming of age. One of the leaders in this emerging technology is ReGen Biologics. During the recent HealthpointCapital Biologics Summit, we spent a few quality moments interviewing Gary Bisbee, CEO of ReGen Biologics. JM: Introduce our Readers... more


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