Sector Expert: Cary Vance
Cary G. Vance was appointed president and chief executive officer of Hansen Medical on May 23, 2014. Vance served as president of the anesthesia and respiratory global business at Teleflex Inc. for three years and as executive vice president North America in 2010. Before joining Teleflex, Vance was an executive at Covidien, and served as vice president and general manager of Interventional Oncology–Americas, and was vice president and general manager for the energy-based Devices unit since 2007. Vance served in a series of roles with progressive responsibility at GE Healthcare from 1997 to 2007, principally in diagnostic imaging sales, sales and marketing management and executive leadership. He holds a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A from Marquette University.
Interventional radiology has been described as the surgery of the new millennium by Stanford Healthcare, offering less invasive procedures, more precise placement of catheters and, often, fewer complications for patients and higher throughput for healthcare facilities. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.