The MedTech Conference is officially underway! Day 1 was packed with educational programming, technology demonstrations and networking with peers from across the world.
Read on for a rundown of today's highlights.
The panel sessions and workshops featured insights from industry leaders:
The #MedTech industry needs the certainty that would come from permanent repeal of the #DeviceTax @ScottWMedTech #MedTechCon— AdvaMed (@AdvaMedUpdate) September 25, 2017
Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. #MedTechCon #MedTechInnovator #AdvaMed #Accel— Evoke Medical (@evokemedical) September 25, 2017
"Every clinician asks 'What does the product do to help the patients we treat?'" @HSCA'S Todd Ebert #medtechcon— HSCA (@HSCA) September 25, 2017
By focusing on delivering value & #innovation to patients, we can reduce costs and improve outcomes, says J&J’s Adriano Caldas #MedTechCon pic.twitter.com/sbmyIzl7qe— Ryan Flinn (@RS_Flinn) September 25, 2017
Whitaker of @AdvaMedUpdate noted that CMS will appear at #MedTechCon for the first time, highlighting importance of devices to patients— Mark McCarty (@MedDeviceMark) September 25, 2017
The winner of the 2017 Rybski Memorial/ Execution Award was selected from a field of innovative companies:
Congrats to the #MedTechInnovator #ExecutionAward competitors: @arterysinc, @ExplORerSurg, @nanowearinc, @NovaGray_Med, @osso_vr, @vertecore pic.twitter.com/lB5OQ2En5j— MedTech Innovator (@MedTechAwards) September 25, 2017
Congratulations to the #RybskiMemorial / #ExecutionAward winner, @nanowearinc!— MedTech Innovator (@MedTechAwards) September 25, 2017
MedTech Innovator also chose the winner of the $10K video competition:
Congrats to @palmmCo for winning the #MedTechInnovator $10k video competition at #MedTechCon! Catch their vid: https://t.co/JFy8t8AYiY pic.twitter.com/Cya0mrRa9b— TheMedTechConference (@MedTechCon) September 26, 2017
Presentations of innovative medical technologies started today, with many more on the agenda for tomorrow and Wednesday:
You can check out these #3DPrinted #meddevice parts @MedTechCon 2:30 today! Room 210E #MedTechCon #MondayMotivation pic.twitter.com/Z1FHSrfRBE— Poly-Med, Inc (@PolyMedInc) September 25, 2017
With yesterday's International Reception and a plethora of international delegation booths in the Exhibit Hall, there were countless opportunities for international collaboration (with many more to come!):
Great start to #MedTechCon w/ a jam-packed #International Reception. #MedTech is a global game - and we are united by a love of receptions! pic.twitter.com/NiBfIKZTXu— Brian O'Connor (@irishoconnor) September 25, 2017
#GdayMedTech: @goActhealth is a platform used by researchers & clinicians to improve heath process #MedTechCon https://t.co/qOuzmfKTPv pic.twitter.com/Rt84hm36Wo— MTPConnect (@MTPConnect_AUS) September 25, 2017
How Ontario's @eSightEyewear is helping the legally blind see https://t.co/fdLy2Df2Dt Meet our team at #MedTechCon Booth 1035 pic.twitter.com/mJuUEKEg4h— Invest in Ontario (@InvestOntario) September 25, 2017
The day ended with mixing, mingling and networking, as the best days do:
The #MedTechCon Welcome Reception at the @SPSMarket is worth the walk! TY @NyproHealthcare and @AdvaMedUpdate Women's Exec for sponsoring! pic.twitter.com/nE3nwLjame— TheMedTechConference (@MedTechCon) September 26, 2017
We hope you're enjoying the conference so far, and we're here to help if you have any questions. See you tomorrow!
Have questions while you're here at The #MedTechCon? Stop by the info desk in the concourse lobby! pic.twitter.com/8E1tLdf4PS— TheMedTechConference (@MedTechCon) September 25, 2017