Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 20, 2010

A Focus On Smaller Medtechs Ahead Of Growth Curves – Brooks West – Craig-hallum Capital Group Llc

Brooks West is a Senior Research Analyst who covers medical technology at Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC. Mr. West is a certified member of the Minnesota Medtech Mafia, having worked at a senior level in the industry with a number of high-profile leaders of medical device companies. He leverages a large network of industry and physician contacts to bring a deep, ground-up approach to his coverage universe. Previously, he spent more than 10 years in investment banking, venture capital and investment management. Mr. West holds a B.S.B.A. from the Boston University School of Management. Profile
TWST: What is the supply and demand balance like at the moment for both the patient and hospital segments of the medical devices industry?

Mr. West: Let me start with patient demand. It appears that