Nearly 16 years ago, Actuated Medical co-founder, President and CEO Maureen Mulvihill was working for a company making actuators that were the size of a grain of rice. While the company was focused on components, she wanted to help patients more.
“I was actually sitting in a doctor’s office and I was showing him the little actuators. He’s like, ‘Maureen, I don’t need that. I need the whole system FDA approved,'” she told Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Mulvihill understood that sentiment and went on to start Actuated Medical with the idea of putting motion into medicine.
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania-based Actuated Medical is a medical device product developmen…