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How a One-year Old Startup Tackled an Industry Giant’s Problem

Posted March 22, 2017 By Devon Leichtman Associate Marketing Manager – MATTER This is Mike Abbadessa, senior director of medical affairs at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. And this is Jason Smith, technology executive and computer scientist turned healthcare entrepreneur. He and Dr. Lev Becker founded the startup, rMark Bio, in 2015. The Problem In early 2015, Mike’s […]

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Salon Recap: Shift to Fee-for-Value and Impact on Medical Devices

In April, MATTER assembled a diverse group of stakeholders for a salon on how healthcare payment and delivery reforms are impacting the way health systems evaluate medical devices. The group included executives from device manufacturers including Abbott Ventures, Hill-Rom, Briteseed, and Diagnostic Photonics; providers, payers, technology and telehealth experts, and contract and procurement specialists. We  had a […]