MedtechWomen Blog

Thank You for Attending Fearless Leadership in Minneapolis

A combination of inspiring panelist advice and engaged audience participation created a thought-provoking discussion on fearless leadership. We heard from medtech leaders Karen Parkhill, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Medtronic, Inc; Jenny O’Brien, Chief Compliance Officer, UnitedHealthcare; Silvia Perez, Vice President and General Manager, 3M Drug Delivery Systems Division; and Alyssa Lawson, Attorney, […]

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Carolyn Buck Luce: Evening Keynote at Medtech Vision 2015

Carolyn Buck Luce will wrap up MedtechVision 2015 with this year’s dinner keynote address. Carolyn Buck Luce is executive in residence at Center for Talent Innovation and senior managing director at Hewlett Consulting Partners, organizations committed to the full utilization of all talent. She is an adjunct Professor at Columbia University teaching “Women and Power”. […]

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Panel 1: Reaching the Female Healthcare Consumer

Women control 80% of the healthcare dollar, but are gender targeted marketing campaigns the best strategy? What are the pros and cons of various approaches to reaching the female consumer?   This panel will explore the opportunities and challenges of gender focused product development and marketing strategies with case examples from veteran marketing executives. Moderator: Leslie […]

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Panel 2: Women in Clinical Trials

Woman are notoriously underrepresented in numerous clinical trials, making gender based subset analysis difficult. As a result, the medical community cannot fully understand important differences in prevalence of disease and response to treatment as it relates to women population. This panel will provide context as to how and why this situation exists, elucidate current challenges […]

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Kim Popovits: CEO interview at Medtech Vision 2015

We are excited for a CEO interview with Kim Popovits, CEO, President & Chairman of Genomic Health at MedtechVision 2015 to learn about her professional journey. Kim is changing the paradigm of cancer care through genomic-based diagnostic tests for breast, colon and prostate cancers that address the overtreatment and optimal treatment of early-stage cancer. Prior […]

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Panel 3: Investment Opportunities in Women’s Health

This panel, consisting of entrepreneurs, investors and industry executives will discuss current and future investment opportunities in women’s health. At the end of the discussion, panelists will be presented with short case studies in which they will have the opportunity to comment and then YOU, the audience, will vote to determine which company should receive […]

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Panel 4: The Gender-Specific Practice of Medicine

Gender-specific practice of medicine takes into account how normal human biology differs between men and women and how the diagnosis and treatment of disease differs as a function of gender. This panel will explore specific case studies of how medical associations, providers, and medical device companies are implementing programs and products with gender differences in […]

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Amy Tenderich: Patient Keynote MedTechVision 2015

We are excited to kick off MedtechVision 2015 with Amy Tenderich, who will deliver this year’s patient keynote address! Amy is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DiabetesMine, a leading online destination for people with diabetes and one of the top health blogs around the country and the world. Amy is a journalist, blogger and patient […]

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Jacqué Ashby

Jacqué Ashby is an Executive Assistant, Certified Sommelier and a Volunteer Event Manager. Prior to Cutera, she spent a year at Credence MedSystems, three and a half years at Aptus Endosystems, four years at FlowCardia/BPV, five years at Kyphon, and two years at Arthrocare, where her various roles included Executive Assistant, Physician Training Coordinator, Sales […]

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Words of Wisdom in 5 Words or Less…Now That’s Value!

When you look up “value” (val·ue, ˈvalyo͞o/, noun), one interesting component of the word’s definition is: “a person’s standards of behavior; one’s judgment of what is important in life.” This definition drove my blog topic for MedtechVision 2013, which will imminently highlight many women leaders and experts explaining their views of value in health care. […]

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