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IST: The Big Bang Theory of Device Innovation

Executive Summary

Assembling a Dream Team of surgeons, including those of The Texas Back Institute, as well as leading medical device companies, IST sought to create an incubator in spine unparalleled in its ability to bring new technology to market. The only thing is, the model didn't work. Now, IST has shifted gears and is pursuing a mega-roll up strategy.

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