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Why Your Medical Device Company Needs Different Value Props For Different Stakeholders: Interview With Steve Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Preceptis Medical

December 06, 2021 Scott Nelson
Medsider: Learn from MedTech and HealthTech Experts
Why Your Medical Device Company Needs Different Value Props For Different Stakeholders: Interview With Steve Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Preceptis Medical
Show Notes

In this episode of Medsider Radio, we caught up with Steve Anderson, CEO of Preceptis Medical, and a serial medical device entrepreneur. 

While serving as CEO of Acorn Cardiovascular, he and a neighbor came up with the idea of creating a device that could help doctors insert a tube in children’s ears in the doctor’s office instead of the operating room. They ended up starting Preceptis Medical in 2011, and in 2020, their Hummingbird device received clearance from the FDA.

In this discussion, Steve explains why your value proposition needs to be front of mind from the start, why having someone who’s been there and done it before can help you navigate the process of getting to market, and writing a study protocol that shows regulators exactly what they need to see.

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Lastly, here's the link to the full interview with Steve if you'd rather read it instead.