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  • Medical Plastics News Features EVP Melissa Burstein
    Medical Plastics News Medtech and Biotech Gender Equality

    Why It’s Time We Took the Gender Issue Seriously "Women hold 17% of senior management positions and 34% of middle management positions in life sciences companies. Strikingly, these numbers have not changed in the past five years." The above words can be found in The Progress of Women Executives in Read More...

     

  • Ra Medical Systems Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

    May 29, 2018 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ra Medical Systems, Inc. today announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number Read More...

     

  • Stat News (The Boston Globe) Interviews Ra Medical Systems EVP Melissa Burstein
    Melissa Burstein, EVP at Ra Medical Systems

    More female leaders will help drive innovation in the medtech and biotech industries I’m proud to be the executive vice president of a medical device company I co-founded 16 years ago. I love my industry and the innovative changes it creates that improve people’s lives around the world. And yet Read More...

     

  • FOX News Interviews Endovascular Surgeon Dr. Padidar on DABRA
    DABRA Endovascular Catheter and Excimer Laser for Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment (PAD)

    Known for his success with minimally invasive surgery solutions, endovascular surgeon Dr. Arash Padidar is a big proponent of the DABRA endovascular catheter and excimer laser. His success with DABRA won the attention of FOX 2 News, who interviewed Dr. Padidar. “DABRA vaporizes any plaque [arterial plaque] inside your blood Read More...

     

  • BioSpace Covers Ra Medical Systems’ Appointment of Andrew Jackson as CFO

    The Perfect Fit for Ra Medical Published: Apr 19, 2018 CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RA Medical Systems, Inc., manufacturers of laser-based solutions for the treatment of cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, announced today that the Company has appointed Andrew Jackson as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jackson has over 20 Read More...

     

  • Industry Welcomes Suspension of Device Tax

    HEALTH CARE: Tax Said to Hurt Staffing, R&D Efforts at Cos. San Diego — February 5, 2018 While San Diego’s medtech hub is cheering the recent suspension of a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical device makers, a full repeal remains the industry’s ultimate goal. A deal that Congress struck Jan. Read More...

     

  • Healthcare Has Healthy Impact on San Diego Real Estate

    January 29, 2018 Healthcare and related industries continue to exert growing impact on demand for commercial real estate in San Diego County. Among the latest examples is developer Sudberry Properties’ ground-breaking for a second 158,000-square-foot office building at the Scripps Ranch headquarters of client MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc., a major Read More...

     

  • 24 CEOs and Execs on the Daily Habits That Made Them Successful

    January 19, 2018 Ra Medical Systems’ CEO, Dean Irwin, has been a part of a trending inspirational article. Originally published by Inc., the article quoted 24 CEOs and executives on their daily habits that have contributed to their success. Irwin’s habit of choice is perseverance! The article is now being Read More...

     

  • Following FDA Approval for PAD, Ra Medical Steps Up Hiring

    Carlsbad, Calif.- January 16, 2018, based RA Medical Systems closed out 2017 with the launch of its newly approved peripheral artery disease (PAD) treatment. Ra’s DABRA (Destruction of Arteriosclerotic Blockages by laser Radiation Ablation) system became available to customers in October after receiving a May approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The company Read More...

     

  • Medtech Cos. Look to Derail Device Tax

    January 5, 2018 San Diego — Carlsbad’s Ra Medical Systems is among the medtech companies that say the return of a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices sold in the U.S. threatens expansion and hiring plans. Congress failed to deliver on promises to kill the tax, which resumed Jan. 1 Read More...

     

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