Why entrepreneurs must strike a balance between passion and objectivity

Posted by Stephanie Zakala

An excerpt from eMed article by Christina Hernandez Sherwood (Kauffman Foundation) on July 6, 2013  eMed caught up with Dr. Breanne Everett (CEO, Orpyx Medical Technologies) last week at MedCity CONVERGE, a national healthcare innovation summit in Philadelphia.  She shared her insights on approaching heavy hitters, finding employees who will thrive, and striking the balance between passion and objectivity. Reach out to the heavy hitters- Mentorship is key for early-stage companies, Everett said, and it's important to find mentors that complement your skills.  While attending networking events is a great way to meet mentors, she said, Orpyx also found success...
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Viva Innovation!

Posted by Amanda Hehr

Dr. Everett has just been confirmed as a speaker at the upcoming 2013 Medical Innovations Summit in London, England. The Summit is an annual event hosted by The Royal Society of Medicine, and offers a range of extraordinary presentations with speakers from the UK and overseas. The day-long programme promises to provide a snapshot of amazing medical innovations and advancements taking place all over the globe. A few speakers that caught our attention include a 15 year old Baltimore student who invented a test for pancreatic cancer which is 168 times faster and cheaper than the gold standard in the field,...
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Dr. Breanne Everett speaks on Medical Innovation at TEDxYYC

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Dr. Breanne Everett is the CEO and Cofounder of Orpyx, as well as a Medical Doctor and Resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Calgary. Early in her residency, Dr. Everett developed a keen interest in neuroplasticity, the potential for the brain to "rewire itself," and the possibility of developing medical solutions premised on this amazing potential of the human mind. Dr. Everett's clinical experience has given her ample exposure to diabetic patients requiring surgical management of diabetic foot complications. Seeing the burden these complications pose on both patients and the healthcare system, and...
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Welcome to Orpyx.com!

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Orpyx came in to existence to help address a huge problem that we in medicine and surgery face on a daily basis—the problem of diabetes and complications of diabetes. My name is Dr. Breanne Everett and I am a resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Calgary. We get consulted regularly to help deal with the problem of diabetic foot complications (including ulcers and infection). Many of these problems stem from one of the main complications of diabetes, “peripheral neuropathy” (or, numb feet). With feedback, people are unaware when damage is being done and...
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