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KILLING MY CAREER

3 Bone-Chilling Absolutes about Startups

October 29, 2015 If you've ever worked for or are currently working for a startup especially in tech, med device or med tech these three facts about startups should chill you to the bone!  If they don't, then congratulations you are the company spooky, scary, (not just for Halloween)...

Guess What? Size Does Matter: Metal On Metal Spine Implants

October 27, 2015 Metal on Metal or MoM medical devices is causing problems for hundreds of thousands of hip and spine implant patients. A one-size-fits-all approach can be dangerous for certain implantable medical devices and Qmed does a great job of explaining: Why Size Matters When It Comes...

Part II: Something Stinks at Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Synthes

October 26, 2015 [caption id="attachment_14208" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Le Pew Something at Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes Stinks[/caption] (Note to media: Please use the full name or the parent name to attribute accountability-correctly. ex: Johnson & Johnson DePuy Synthes) (Note to any Johnson & Johnson patient, consumer or employee...

The Scariest Halloween Costume This Year? Medical Device/Pharma Executive

October 23, 2015 Thinking about your Halloween costume this year?  Pirate? Slutty pumpkin? Incarcerated med device or pharma CEO? Trending, as predicted on this site in January 2015, to be a pretty popular look where disgraced CEO's are no longer escaping via golden parachutes but rather federal...

When Do Two Wrongs Make A Right? At The FDA

October 15, 2015 #FDAFuckUps NuVasive, a spinal company out of San Diego, just won the FDA lottery as they were just awarded the First-Ever FDA 510(k) Clearance of Cervical Corpectomy, which sounds just like a typical day, a new device gets clearance for marketing to the medical community...