Edison Nation Medical Selected by TEDMED 2014 for The Hive Event - Collaborative Exercise Brings Together Health and Technology Entrepreneurs

Company Selected from Among Hundreds of Applications and Nominations for the Group Thinking and Collaborative The Hive Gathering

Sep 10, 2014, 07:30 ET from Edison Nation Medical

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation marketplace, today announced it was selected to participate in The Hive at the TEDMED 2014 conference, an annual gathering held September 10th-12th that brings together a community of innovators on a unified stage in Washington, DC and San Francisco, California.

TEDMED assembles thought leaders in health and technology that come together to discuss transformative new ideas to improve health and medicine for providers and patients. The Hive is an informal social environment held during TEDMED that explores the latest startups and entrepreneurs within a collaborative group setting that is intended to spur new ideas.

Created through collaboration with Carolinas HealthCare System (the second largest public health system in the United States), Edison Nation Medical's mission is to use open innovation practices to create effective and efficient healthcare.  The company will showcase several of its groundbreaking inventor-created products during the event including the GoGown, Guardian OR and Bone Press.  

"Being part of the Hive provides us a unique opportunity to meet other movers and shakers within healthcare and potentially uncover individuals and communities of people who have the next groundbreaking initiative that Edison Nation Medical can help bring to life to ignite positive change in healthcare," said Robert Grajewski, president of Edison Nation Medical.

TEDMED is the annual multi-disciplinary meeting where leaders from all sectors of society come together to explore the promise of technology and potential of human achievement in health and medicine. Bringing together doctors, patients, policymakers, technologists, educators, students, media, researchers, innovators, and many others, TEDMED shares and celebrates the best of what the world has to offer in health and medicine. Visit www.TEDMED.com for more information.

About Edison Nation Medical:
Edison Nation Medical is a healthcare innovation marketplace with deep expertise in open innovation, product development, and healthcare. Born out of collaboration with Carolinas HealthCare System (the second largest public health system in the United States), Edison Nation Medical's mission is to break down the barriers to healthcare innovation. We make this a reality by providing a clear and easy pathway through our open innovation platform for anyone — physicians, nurses, entrepreneurs, even patients and caregivers — to submit a medical invention idea for full evaluation and potential commercialization.

Edison Nation Medical innovation headquarters is in Charlotte, NC with satellite offices in San Francisco and New York City. For more information, please visit www.EdisonNationMedical.com.

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