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DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders. It’s an evening for an exchange of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. Formerly known as the Big 100, this event is held annually in Boston, Orange County and the Twin Cities.

On July 15th, you’re invited to join us for a discussion with some of the area’s most innovative and influential leaders, including Brian Concannon, CEO, Haemonetics; Duane DeSisto, CEO, Insulet; Carmichael Roberts, General Partner North Bridge Venbtures and Founder of  480 Biomedical, Arsenal Medical, Diagnostics for All, MC10 and Dr. Charles Carignan.

DeviceTalks also features four panel discussions on hot issues facing medtech companies. The descriptions of which can be found below. When you register you are automatically allowed entry into any of the panels listed.

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Tuesday, July 15 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
What hospitals want medtech to know

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We take for granted certain “truths” in medical device marketing. So once an idea is accepted as gospel, it becomes a rule we cling to—even if the landscape is shifting. The question is, what opportunities are you missing by not breaking the rules?

This year, KHJ is hosting a panel of experts to discuss myths and truths in medical marketing. Get ready to shatter some cherished notions.


Rob Kinslow

Sr. Strategist, KHJ
Rob is an award-winning brand strategist and writer who helps clients forge competitive brands and drive them forward through all channels and communications. In addition to strategic communications to medical and scientific audiences, he has extensive experience writing authoritatively for the health consumer  market. He has served as presenter, author or expert resource for such medical-scientific industry organizations as the Diagnostic... Read More →


Richard Birkhead

Chief of Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Lowell General Hospital
Dr. Richard Birkhead is chief of cardiology and interventional cardiology at Lowell General Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center. From 1991–2012 he directed the Cardiac Cath Lab at Lowell General Hospital. Dr. Birkhead earned his MD from SUNY Upstate and served residencies at Roger Williams Medical Center and Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, where he was chief resident. He completed his fellowship in cardiology at St... Read More →

Allan Hoffman

Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Lowell General Hospital and North Shore Medical Center
Dr. Allan Hoffman leads one of the North Shore’s most extensive programs for vascular and interventional radiology. He has conducted award-winning research on vascular and vascular-related disease and has published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Radiology and JVIR. Dr. Hoffman earned his BS from Tufts University and his MD from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his residency and... Read More →

Scott Sigman

MD, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Lowell General Hospital
Dr. Scott A. Sigman is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon providing comprehensive care to patients at Orthopedic Surgical Associates of Lowell since 1996.  Specializing in Sports Medicine, Dr. Sigman possesses the skills and experience to diagnose and treat sports injuries and conditions affecting the knee and shoulder.   In addition to his practice duties, he also serves as the Team Physician for the US Ski Jump Team and all... Read More →

Joseph A. White

President, Lowell General Hospital
Mr. Jody White serves as President of Lowell General Hospital and is responsible for the overall vision and leadership of the hospital's management. Prior to this appointment, White served for ten years as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowell General Hospital and was responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the hospital. Prior to joining Lowell General, White served at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown... Read More →

Tuesday July 15, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Westin Waterfront Boston

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