Viveve CEO Scott Durbin Named Among Top 50 Healthcare Technology Leaders of 2022 by Healthcare Technology Report
Durbin recognized for second consecutive year for leading development of Viveve's innovative technology for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women
ENGLEWOOD, CO / ACCESSWIRE / May 17, 2022 / Viveve Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVE), a medical technology company focused on women's intimate health, announced today that Scott Durbin, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, has been named by Healthcare Technology Report as one of The Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs of 2022. Mr. Durbin was also named one of the Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs in 2021.
Healthcare Technology Report annually recognizes accomplished senior executives in healthcare technology who have led their firms in advancing innovative healthcare solutions and improvements in patient care. Companies represented on the list are active in diverse areas in healthcare technology including software platforms, medical devices, and therapeutics. While the 2022 awardees come from various backgrounds and have wide-ranging professional histories, they have uniformly led their respective companies to new levels of momentum and success through leadership, business acumen, and commitment to their employees and their customers.
"It is an honor to be named for a second year to Healthcare Technology Report's Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs and to be in the company of the other awardees of this prestigious recognition. I attribute this recognition to Viveve's talented and dedicated employees to whom it is a privilege to serve as chief executive officer," said Durbin. "Our entire organization is united in the belief that our innovative dual-energy technology has the potential to address the significant need for a non-invasive, safe, and durable treatment for stress urinary incontinence or SUI in women. SUI is a condition that negatively affects daily activities and quality of life for millions of women. Our primary focus is to successfully complete our ongoing pivotal U.S. PURSUIT clinical trial, achieve positive results, and obtain a new SUI indication in the U.S.," Mr. Durbin concluded.
Viveve Medical, Inc. is a medical technology company focused on women's intimate health. Viveve is committed to advancing new solutions to improve women's overall well-being and quality of life. The internationally patented Viveve® System incorporates Cryogen-cooled Monopolar Radiofrequency technology to uniformly deliver volumetric heating while gently cooling surface tissue to generate neocollagenesis in a single in-office session. In the United States, the Viveve® System is cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in general surgical procedures for electrocoagulation and hemostasis. International regulatory approvals and clearances have been received for vaginal laxity and/or improvement in sexual function indications in 50 countries.
Viveve continues to advance its clinical development program in stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Viveve received FDA approval of its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to conduct the multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled PURSUIT trial for improvement of SUI in women in July 2020 and FDA approval of its requested amendments to the IDE protocol in December 2020. Initiation of the trial was reported in January 2021 and completion of subject enrollment was announced on December 14, 2021. Topline results are anticipated at the end of 2022. If positive, results from the PURSUIT trial may support a new SUI indication in the U.S.
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Released May 17, 2022