OIS@AAO 2014

Assort AAO 2014

Assort

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Assort is a surgical management system that has insight, hindsight, and foresight, explained Assort Pty. Ltd.’s CEO Noel Alpins, MD. It can be used to…

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AppVisit

AppVisit

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

AppMedicine Inc. Founder Harvey Fishman, MD, PhD believes that technology will change medicine, much as it has changed other brick-and-mortar businesses. He explained that his…

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Vestrum Health

Vestrum Health

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Vestrum Health’s mission is to capture the value of electronic clinical health record (EHR) data to benefit of physicians and their patients. Chairman Tom Brogan…

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DigiSight

DigiSight

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

DigiSight Technologies Inc. is integrating mobile diagnostics into clinical care, with a focus on using technology to administer well-established tests like visual acuity, Amsler grid,…

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FDA Q&A

FDA Q&A

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Food and Drug Administration to adopt guidelines and standards to help expedite approvals. Two key players within the agency, Dr. Wiley Chambers and Dr. Malvina…

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2014 OIS Innovator Award Presentation

2014 OIS Innovator Award Presentation

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

The OIS Innovator Award went to Sue Washer, Bill Hauswirth, and Nick Muzyczka for their pioneering role in gene therapy company AGTC. Washer and Hauswirth…

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A View From The AAO – Ophthalmic Innovation in 2014

A View From The AAO – Ophthalmic Innovation in 2014

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Speaking at the recent OIS@AAO meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology EVP and CEO David W. Parke II, MD, highlighted health care system integration forces that…

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A View From The NEI – Ophthalmic Innovation in 2014

A View From The NEI – Ophthalmic Innovation in 2014

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

The National Eye Institute (NEI) spends $675 million annually, mostly on basic science and discovery research. In addition, said Matthew J. McMahon, PhD, Director of…

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Private Funding Trends In Healthcare

Private Funding Trends In Healthcare

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Jon Norris, senior vice president of Silicon Valley Bank, delivers a comprehensive report on the state of private opthalmology financing. Presenter: Jonathan Norris Jon Norris…

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Second Acts – Reinventing Your Company

Second Acts – Reinventing Your Company

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Building a successful biotech or biopharma company typically turns on a sentinel event – the pivot, as William J. Link, PhD, Managing Director of Versant…

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The Ophthalmology Market – A View Of The Public Sector & Exit Trends

The Ophthalmology Market – A View Of The Public Sector & Exit Trends

By Tom Salemi | December 2, 2014

Jeffrey Hoffman, Managing Director and Head of West Coast Healthcare Investment Banking for J.P. Morgan, told attendees at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit in Chicago how…

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i-Optics AAO 2014

i-Optics

By Tom Salemi | December 1, 2014

[creativ_media type=”vimeo” url=”https://vimeo.com/111856584″] Presenter: Jeroen Cammeraat Jeroen Cammeraat is CEO of i-Optics and investor in the company since 2010. A serial entrepreneur and Senior Executive…

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