David Hayes, former physician administrator at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, has been appointed chief medical officer of Biotronik, a company press release reports.
“Our focus has always been on the patient. To help patients live their best lives, we remain in constant collaboration with physicians so we can intimately understand the challenges they face every day. Hayes’ clinical, teaching, and publishing accomplishments bring a new level of experience and expertise to the company,” comments Ryan Walters, Biotronik president. “His commitment to understanding the dynamics of patient care, the challenges health systems face, and the impact of technology aligns perfectly with our focus on expanding partnerships with physicians and institutions throughout the USA. With Hayes on our team, we are positioned to set a new standard in delivering cardiovascular care.”
Hayes joins Biotronik following a more than 40-year career with Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA, where he held various roles including professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and physician administrator. He most recently served as medical director, Mayo Clinic Care Network. His career has been dedicated to treating patients and helping advance electrophysiology and cardiology through teaching.
“This is an opportunity for me to drive change and create positive patient impact from a very different perspective,” states Hayes. “As the chief medical officer of Biotronik, I have assumed a role rooted in collaboration, understanding, and action. We are ready to challenge norms and shake things up. Cardiology is an area of healthcare that should always be evolving and advancing. We are making sure that happens. I am personally committed to ensuring physicians know they have a trusted partner in Biotronik.”