The Opioid Crisis—Can Medtech Succeed Where Pharma Failed?

Thu. February 7| 3:00 PM - 3:55 PM | Center Stage

Track: Center Stage

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In the face of an opioid crisis that drove a two-fold increase in overdose deaths last year in the United States, FDA is looking to medical device makers for help. The agency has launched an innovation challenge to encourage the development medical devices to prevent and treat opioid abuse. In this panel discussion, we'll talk to several companies that are answering the call.

Speakers

John Hsu

John Hsu

CEO & Founder

iPill Dispenser

Role: Panelist

Peter Staats

Peter Staats

Co-founder & Chief Medical Officer

electroCore

Role: Panelist

Greg Houlgate

Greg Houlgate

Founder & Chief Business & Product Development Officer

Oska Wellness

Role: Panelist

Srini Nageshwar

Srini Nageshwar

CEO

DyAnsys

Role: Panelist