Clock-wise from top left: Horace Hunter, Dan Vukelich, Himanshu Gupta and Joern Meissner

My interviews with Dan Vukelich, Horace Hunter, Himanshu Gupta and Jörn Meissner

August 05, 2020
by Philip F. Jacobus, CEO
Five Minutes in Healthcare is where I discuss current events with some of the industry's most influential leaders, as well as innovative thinkers who are working to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Over the last week I have had the pleasure of speaking to Dan Vukelich, Horace Hunter, Himanshu Gupta and Jörn Meissner. Each interview is approximately five minutes long, or a few minutes over five.

In this installment, I check in with Dan Vukelich, president of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR), regarding the untapped potential for reprocessing in healthcare, how COVID-19 has highlighted those benefits, and what factors stand in the way of increased reprocessing.

Dan contributed an article on this topic in our August magazine. It's entitled, It is time for a revolution in healthcare supply chain management, and I recommend everyone read it.

In this installment, I check in with Horace Hunter, executive director of the Georgia Biomedical Society, about the impact of the coronavirus in Georgia and upon the society's events.

In this installment, I check in with Himanshu Gupta, director of EverX, a medical equipment company based in Sydney, Australia, about the third-party equipment market globally and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

In this installment, I check in with proton therapy expert and CEO of Meissner Consulting, Jörn Meissner, to discuss the development and construction of new proton facilities, how the pandemic is impacting those projects, and what trends he sees impacting the proton therapy market going forward.

A few years ago, Jörn wrote an excellent article for our news about the process involved in opening a proton therapy facility, (you'll notice a framed copy of it behind him in the video).

We hope you enjoy the videos. Please tell us what you think, and let us know who you would like to see interviewed next!