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The March 25 Forum is rescheduled to May 14.  
The April 29 Forum will be held as scheduled.
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Advances in
Minimally Invasive Surgery

April 29 Webinar Forum

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
has become the standard of care and is
proven to reduce wound complications,
blood loss, length of hospital stays
and recovery times for millions of patients.

In an effort to address these limitations in MIS,
innovative and exciting surgical robotic systems
and imaging technologies have been developed.
Panel Discussion will Include:
  • Latest MIS technology trends and their impact on surgeons, surgical centers and patients
  • New technology platforms and the impact on clinical outcomes, procedural and surgical team efficiency and the costs of care
  • Product portfolio strategies, product development and manufacturing priorities
  • Importance of collaboration between medical technology companies and healthcare providers

Forum Fees: $0 - Registration Required

Join Us for a panel discussion on these rapidly advancing technology and the many unmet needs identified by clinicians using these procedures.


Bryce C Klontz MODERATOR
President & Chief Executive
Officer, New View Surgical
Sajani (Sunny) Shah, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS
Chief, Div of MIS/Bariatric Surgery, Dir of Weight and Wellness Center,
Tufts Medical Center
Tom Calef, MSME, BSCE
Chief Technology Officer
Activ Surgical

April 29 Forum Details

The Rise of Open Source and DIY Medical Devices

Identifying Unmet Needs


May 14 Webinar Forum

Join Us for a panel discussion on the
Emerging Growth of Open Source Solutions:
Its Impact on Medical Device Development
and DIY Medical Devices
Kayley Wolf Raskin
is a member of the OpenAPS movement. She’ll share a bit of her journey and what led her to seek a solution to help manage Type 1 diabetes outside of what we think of as normal healthcare channels.
Professor von Hippel, PhD
studies the nature and impact of open and distributed innovation. He’ll discuss some of the more interesting examples his research has uncovered and its impact on more traditional forms of research and development.
Brian Geisel
is an expert in medical device software.
He’ll discuss what choosing to explore
a commercial pathway for patient
innovators entails.

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April 29

Minimally Invasive Advances

May 14

Identifying Unmet Needs:
The Rise of Open Source
and DIY Medical Devices

MDG Welcomes our
New Sponsorship Chair

Tracey Dodenhoff

Tracey has a long
dedication to entrepreneurism, medical devices, the device industries, and the basic science and technology which impacts medicine. Please welcome our outstanding new Chair of Sponsorship.


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