Executive Innovation Show

Medical Devices: Innovation & Training - Supporting Today’s Digital Patient

August 27, 2019
Executive Innovation Show
Medical Devices: Innovation & Training - Supporting Today’s Digital Patient
Executive Innovation Show
Medical Devices: Innovation & Training - Supporting Today’s Digital Patient
Aug 27, 2019
Carrie Chitsey Wells
Show Notes

Welcome to the Executive Innovation Show Roundtable, presented by One Touch Telehealth with your host Carrie Chitsey. During this Roundtable hear Dr. Sara Burdak (Chief Audiology Officer of Starkey Hearing Technologies), Michael Wahlster (CEO & General Counsel of ImPACT Applications, Inc.) and Justin Ross (Chief Technology Officer of MED-LOGICS, Inc) talk about "Medical Devices: Innovation & Training - Supporting Today’s Digital Patient".

Dr. Sara Burdak is the Chief Audiologist at Starkey Hearing Technologies. Sara has been with Starkey for 20 years. She’s responsible for developing and aligning Starkey’s global audiology strategy as it relates to education and training programs, the Department of Veterans Affairs and customer and industry relations. She also supports audiology student initiatives and is passionate about the future of the hearing industry and promoting women in business. 

Michael Wahlster is the CEO and General Counsel of ImPACT Applications. Mike has been an attorney in large law firms, co-founded, operated and sold an online power sports parts business, and founded and operated his law firm for 10 years before joining ImPACT Applications.

Justin Ross is the CTO of MED-LOGICS, Inc. Justin has a background in Mechanical Engineering, Information Technology, and Software Development. He manages the Product Development, Quality and Regulatory for the Ophthalmic Company.

Listen to our Medical Devices: Innovation & Training - Supporting Today’s Digital Patient Roundtables as we discuss

  • Dr. Sara Burdak talks about Starkey Hearing Technologies and their long history in the medical device industry. Listen as she talks about the constant need for digital innovation and the revolution of the hearing aid over the years. 
  • Michael Wahlster, of ImPACT Applications, talks about how his company has made concussion testing more virtual. Michael explains how ImPACT had to adapt to the industry through virtual and digital concussion testing through their multiple mobile applications. 
  • Justin Ross discusses how MED-LOGICS, Inc challenges the status quo in the market and their success to come in the future. 
  • Within their new app, Starkey Hearing Technologies made it not just about hearing health but the entire ecosystem. Why was this done? Sara talks about how they got to the idea of the app and what factors led to its creation. 
  • ImPACT Applications was faced with the challenge of making sure that their software could be more accessible. Michael talks about how the healthcare world is changing so that patients have control over their scores and health information.
  • In a now digital world, the guests speak to how training has changed across the board. With distributors, health systems and sales professionals in many countries, how has video training become table stakes?
  • What is keeping these healthcare executives up at night? Listen to their answers here.

For more on Starkey Hearing Technologies, follow both Starkey Hearing Technologies and Dr. Sara Burdak on Twitter.

Keep up with Michael Wahlsterand ImPACT Applications as they continue their journey in the concussion industry.

Find MED-LOGICS, Inc and Justin Ross on LinkedIn.

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