The Future of Infection Prevention: Challenges and Technologies to Know
Wednesday, June 10 | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Product Development, Quality/Regulatory
Hospital-acquired infections are extremely expensive and carry high morbidity and mortality for the patient, making infection prevention the lowest-hanging fruit in medicine. As orthopedic device companies consider the development and commercialization of products related to surgical infection, they can benefit from understanding how surgeons themselves are prioritizing and addressing this critical concern. Dr. Parvizi, who has dedicated his career to studying surgical infection and subsequently launched a consensus meeting and incubator partially to tackle infection issues, will report his thoughts on infection prevention.
Assess current and future technology that will have the greatest impact on prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Understand hurdles for development, be they regulatory, clinical, etc.