Mastering Medical Device - MindRhythm John Keane Interview

I recently had an engaging conversation with Pat Kothe, host of the Mastering Medical Device podcast, about my background, MindRhythm’s mission, and what lies ahead for the company. I’ve summarized some of what we discussed below, but I invite you to take a listen to the episode on the podcast’s website, via Apple Podcasts, on…

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At the American Stroke Association’s 2015 International Stroke Conference, researchers declared that, based on overwhelming evidence, mechanical thrombectomy should be standard of care in the treatment of all large vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke patients. For the first time in history, patients experiencing one of the most debilitating types of strokes had a treatment option that…

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More than 800,000 strokes happen each year in the United States; in fact, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. When you suspect that you or another person is experiencing a stroke, quick and decisive action is critical, as strokes require immediate treatment to help minimize brain injury.  In honor of Stroke Awareness…

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By: John Keane, CEO and co-founder, MindRhythm To understand how, and why, MindRhythm came to be, we have to start with the big picture.  A stroke is a sudden interruption of the blood supply to the brain, and most are caused by an abrupt blockage of arteries leading to the brain – called an ischemic…

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By: John Keane, CEO and co-founder, MindRhythm This is the second blog post in a two-part series. From a societal standpoint, consumers are increasingly utilizing health tracking devices such as wearables to monitor their well-being – but people are not at all supported if and when they have a stroke. The devastating, permanent results of…

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By: John Keane, CEO and co-founder, MindRhythm This is the first blog post in a two-part series. Stroke detection – or lack thereof – is a well-known problem, and the medical and paramedic communities have both been searching for a solution. To better understand the significance of the stroke detection problem, consider this: hospitals equip…

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