2017 | NESTcc’s Year in Review

As 2017 quickly comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to share the progress of this year for NESTcc. Over the course of the last year, we have built the foundational components for establishing NESTcc. We have hired the NESTcc team and put a governance structure in place, engaged the medical […]


A Busy Fall for NESTcc

It has been a busy start to the fall for NESTcc and our team has been hard at work advancing our strategic and operational goals. Having been at NESTcc for about six-months now, I wanted to share with you a few highlights of the work that is underway: Identifying Solutions for Real-World Evidence In October, […]


Establishing a Process for Designating NESTcc Demonstration Projects

One of NEST Coordinating Center’s (NESTcc) strategic priorities in 2017 is to select Demonstration Projects that further the use of real-world evidence (RWE) within the medical device ecosystem. These projects will range in size and scope, but they are intended to: Develop, verify and operationalize methods of evidence generation and data use in the pre- and […]


Announcement of Inaugural Members of NESTcc’s Governing Committee

Today I am pleased to publicly announce the inaugural members of NESTcc’s Governing Committee (see press release here). We received a host of outstanding applications to serve on the inaugural Governing Committee, and the narrowing down to a final list of members proved to be a difficult task given the quality of the applications. In line […]


First 30 Days as the Inaugural Executive Director of NESTcc

My first 30 days as the inaugural Executive Director of the National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center (NESTcc) have been a whirlwind of activity and an exciting first glimpse into NESTcc’s planned contributions to the medical device world. I joined NESTcc because I believe there is a unique opportunity in the medical device […]