189 episodes

A weekly conversation with the innovators who will change how health care is delivered.

Medtech Talk Healthegy

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 56 Ratings

A weekly conversation with the innovators who will change how health care is delivered.

    Episode 188 - Interview with Medtech MVP 2024 Award Recipient Raymond W. Cohen

    Episode 188 - Interview with Medtech MVP 2024 Award Recipient Raymond W. Cohen

    In this special episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo interviews Raymond W. Cohen, CEO of Axonics and winner of the Medtech MVP 2024 Award. The MVP Award recognizes an individual for extraordinary contributions to a medtech company that has successfully advanced an important new product and delivered strong financial returns. This year's award honors Cohen for his visionary leadership and innovative solutions that have propelled Axonics to the forefront of the industry. The pair explore A...

    • 42 min
    Episode: 187 - Lessons From an Early-Stage Medtech Investor

    Episode: 187 - Lessons From an Early-Stage Medtech Investor

    In this episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo speaks with Darshana Zaveri, founder & managing partner of Catalyst Health Ventures, about her entry and journey to medtech and venture capital. Zaveri discusses how she approached her first deal, why treating others with kindness and dignity is the key to good networking, and the qualities she looks for in entrepreneurs, particularly in the early stages of a company’s evolution. She also relays her time as CEO of Lantos Technologies, the ...

    • 54 min
    Episode: 186 - Conor Hanley Discusses Leadership, Assimilating Perspectives, and Raising Capital

    Episode: 186 - Conor Hanley Discusses Leadership, Assimilating Perspectives, and Raising Capital

    In this episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo and Conor Hanley, PhD, CEO of FIRE1, discuss various topics ranging from leadership to entrepreneurship to raising funds. Hanely also talks about lessons learned about raising capital at BiancaMed, how he keeps investors on the same page, how he utilizes his board and partnerships, and how he assimilates other people’s perspectives while taking on a position. He also delves into his viewpoint on patient compliance, what attracted him to health...

    • 47 min
    Episode: 185 - Rodney Perkins Discusses Navigating Entrepreneurship and ‘Maintaining the Machine’

    Episode: 185 - Rodney Perkins Discusses Navigating Entrepreneurship and ‘Maintaining the Machine’

    In this month’s episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo speaks with Rodney Perkins, M.D., serial medtech inventor and founder of several companies, including Collagen Corporation and Laserscope. Perkins delves into his extensive history as one of the industry’s most prolific and successful entrepreneurs whose inventions have helped shape many medical specialties. Perkins discusses what drew him to medicine and medtech, how to navigate the challenges of starting new companies, and why being ...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode: 184 - Amr Salahieh on the Keys to Successful Entrepreneurship

    Episode: 184 - Amr Salahieh on the Keys to Successful Entrepreneurship

    Starting a company is an intimidating feat. Starting multiple companies is even scarier. In this month’s episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo speaks with Amr Salahieh, founder and CEO of Shifamed, about his extensive experiences of entrepreneurship in the medtech ecosystem. As the founder of several companies, including Sadra Medical, Maya Medical, and Apama Medical, Salahieh shares his tips and tactics on finding the right markets, taking care of your investors, and overcoming challenge...

    • 56 min
    Episode:183 - Dr. Nolan Williams on New Approaches to Treating Major Depressive Disorder

    Episode:183 - Dr. Nolan Williams on New Approaches to Treating Major Depressive Disorder

    Though the stigma around mental illnesses has lessened, there is an ongoing mental health crisis affecting the country—and the rest of the world. In this episode of Medtech Talk, host Geoff Pardo speaks with Nolan Williams, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, about how electrical signaling abnormalities in the brain could be behind mental illnesses and the different options used to treat these ailments. Dr. Williams also delves into how his b...

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

ArlieLP ,

Insightful 💡

I consistently find myself learning something new when I tune in to Medtech Talks, regardless of the topic! Geoff and his fantastic guests offer valuable insights in an easy to consume package. Highly recommend giving this one a listen!

healthtech exec ,

Great for Medtech founders and investors!

The host Geoff Pardo does a great job discussing timely and relevant topics with his guests, including challenges they’ve overcome founding and leading their companies or aspects they’ve navigated with their investments. Great insights that are worth tuning into!

Numarkets ,

Well done

Fast paced, meaningful content!

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