Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Acupuncture: Myth or Miracle?

For 360 Back and Spine Center

People who suffer chronic neck or back pain sometimes find themselves willing to try anything for relief. When medication or physical therapy fails to provide the relief they are seeking it is natural to turn to alternative medical treatments, some of them may be helpful, others are little more useful than snake oil. (published site)

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

6 Things Your Surgeon Should Know Before Surgery

For 360 Back and Spine Center

Surgery is always a serious procedure and no less so when it involves your spine. If you have been referred to a spine surgeon there are several things you can do to prepare for that initial consultation with him or her to ensure the best possible outcome.

During the consultation, you can ask questions to get a better understanding of the diagnosis, treatment options, important preparation instructions, and the recovery process. It is important to understand all the details before choosing surgery as the treatment option for your condition. (published site)

Friday, May 1, 2020

Sleep & the Immune System: What Every Person Should Know

For Flowmentum

Can lack of sleep make you more susceptible to getting sick? The answer is yes. Sleep plays a vital role in your overall health and well being. While getting more sleep may not prevent you from getting sick, not getting enough quality sleep may negatively impact your immune system and make you more susceptible to viruses that cause the common cold or flu. (published site)

Monday, April 6, 2020

MedTech2020 Kicks Off Virtual Conference Initiative for MedTech Momentum and Strategic Partners

“Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.” – Napoleon Hill.
Around the end of 2019 MedTech Momentum was approached by one of our strategic partners, Commenda Capital, about developing and ultimately co-hosting a conference highlighting trends in Medical Technology as we approach a new decade. We had a shared goal of presenting a vision for the future.
Our event took shape and had a name: MedTech2020 – Visualizing Tomorrow Today. (published site)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Ten Point Crisis Communications Plan Checklist

For MedTech Momentum
March 24, 2020 – When a crisis arises, the communications team should follow the plan and first understand the situation, develop the messages and identify the appropriate messenger or messengers.  One way to ensure everyone on the communications team is able to stay on the same page, Cision the global communications and public relations company offers a practical 10-point Crisis Communications checklist to use in support of your plan: (published site)

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Planning Communications For A Crisis

Ensuring your company’s reputation during an emergency

For MedTech Momentum
March 19, 2020 – Whether communications is your primary responsibility or it is just one of the many hats you wear as principal in a small startup, having a crisis communications plan is essential for limiting the negative effects of a crisis on your business and ensuring long-term preservation of your reputation. (published site)

Friday, March 13, 2020

Is Healthcare Recession Proof?

Industry shifts since last recession likely to change how a downturn affects healthcare

For MedTech Momentum
March 13, 2020 – Healthcare is often touted as a defensive position to hold compared to some other industries in times of economic recession, but is it really? At least intuitively it would seem that way. After all, people get sick regardless of what the economy is doing, however, getting sick and getting healthcare are not the same thing.