An interview with Leslie Trigg, President and CEO of Outset Medical
What spurred your interest in Outset Medical?
Most of my medical device career has been in spent in areas of healthcare that have experienced rapid, technology-driven change. In cardiology, for example, it’s not unusual to see several groundbreaking new devices enter the market in the same year. What hit me right away about dialysis was the inverse. The paucity of new technologies was striking. Being new to it, I thought, “Well, is new technology needed? Maybe there are no unmet needs that can be solved by technology.” Those questions were quickly answered by learning more about the clear need for cost reduction and improvement of the patient experience.
We see an exciting opportunity for technology to help solve important problems within dialysis care provided in clinics, in hospitals, in homes, and in extended care facilities.
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Via: ASN Kidney News