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Episode 206  |  28:25 min

Meet a Guru: Laura Court

Episode 206  |  28:25 min  |  05.19.2021

Meet a Guru: Laura Court

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This is a podcast episode titled, Meet a Guru: Laura Court. The summary for this episode is: <p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">What makes Greenlight Guru unique? It’s the Guru edge⁠—a team of medical device professionals with a ton of industry experience.</span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">In this episode of the Global Medical Device Podcast, Jon Speer talks to Laura Court, a medical device Guru at Greenlight Guru, about her journey in the medical device industry, which ultimately brought her to Greenlight Guru, and Laura shares tips for success she's learned along the way.</span></p><h3><strong style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(67, 67, 67);">Some of the highlights of this episode include:</strong></h3><ul><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Laura gained hands-on manufacturing experience because she believes medical device professionals can’t design a product well if they don’t know how it’s made or what is gone through to get a product made and put on the market.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">What made Laura move towards Greenlight? Ultimately, it was her love of helping people and getting out on the floor to help people who make products.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Laura sought advice and looked to manufacturers for knowledge to validate products because they knew the systems and processes better than anyone and she wanted to help fix problems.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Also, Laura learned that people using products can drastically alter what medical device professionals do.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Laura likes being a Guru because she has the opportunity to meet companies and customers, as well as collaborate and interact with people doing and coming out with amazing work and new technology.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Greenlight Guru Academy offers courses on risk management, design controls, and document management. Laura believes the educational resource features well-written content that makes the transition to a medical device career easier.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Most interactions at Greenlight have been virtual and remote. It takes a desire to learn, surround yourself with smart people, and gain experience.</span></li><li><span style="background-color: transparent;">Keys to Success: Use and rely on resources that you can find. You don’t need to know everything right now or be an expert on everything you touch and see.</span></li></ul><h3><strong style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(67, 67, 67);">Memorable quotes by Laura Court:</strong></h3><p><em style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“I’m a true believer that you can’t design a product well if you don’t know how it’s being made or what you go through to make a product.”</em></p><p><em style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“Ultimately, I just loved helping people. I loved getting out on the floor and helping people who are helping us make the products and things like that. That’s what ultimately drew me towards coming towards Greenlight.”</em></p><p><em style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“I’ve already met so many different companies and just learned about some amazing technology that people are coming out with.”</em></p><p><em style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“I just love the collaborative side of all of it.”</em></p><h3><strong style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(67, 67, 67);">Links:</strong></h3><p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-court-9a014791/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">Laura Court on LinkedIn</a></p><p><a href="https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">FDA - Medical Devices</a></p><p><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/health/md_sector/new_regulations_en" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR)</a></p><p><a href="https://www.iso.org/iso-13485-medical-devices.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">ISO 13485 - Medical Devices</a></p><p><a href="https://www.greenlight.guru/academy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">Greenlight Guru Academy</a></p><p><a href="https://virtual-summit.greenlight.guru/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">The Greenlight Guru True Quality Virtual Summit</a></p><p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYfQsPqHW8H8mZ4xpM4gn1Q" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">Greenlight Guru YouTube Channel</a></p><p><a href="https://www.greenlight.guru/podcast-mtqs" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">MedTech True Quality Stories Podcast</a></p><p><a href="https://www.greenlight.guru/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">Greenlight Guru</a></p>

What makes Greenlight Guru unique? It’s the Guru edge⁠—a team of medical device professionals with a ton of industry experience.

In this episode of the Global Medical Device Podcast, Jon Speer talks to Laura Court, a medical device Guru at Greenlight Guru, about her journey in the medical device industry, which ultimately brought her to Greenlight Guru, and Laura shares tips for success she's learned along the way.

Some of the highlights of this episode include:

  • Laura gained hands-on manufacturing experience because she believes medical device professionals can’t design a product well if they don’t know how it’s made or what is gone through to get a product made and put on the market.
  • What made Laura move towards Greenlight? Ultimately, it was her love of helping people and getting out on the floor to help people who make products.
  • Laura sought advice and looked to manufacturers for knowledge to validate products because they knew the systems and processes better than anyone and she wanted to help fix problems.
  • Also, Laura learned that people using products can drastically alter what medical device professionals do.
  • Laura likes being a Guru because she has the opportunity to meet companies and customers, as well as collaborate and interact with people doing and coming out with amazing work and new technology.
  • Greenlight Guru Academy offers courses on risk management, design controls, and document management. Laura believes the educational resource features well-written content that makes the transition to a medical device career easier.
  • Most interactions at Greenlight have been virtual and remote. It takes a desire to learn, surround yourself with smart people, and gain experience.
  • Keys to Success: Use and rely on resources that you can find. You don’t need to know everything right now or be an expert on everything you touch and see.

Memorable quotes by Laura Court:

“I’m a true believer that you can’t design a product well if you don’t know how it’s being made or what you go through to make a product.”

“Ultimately, I just loved helping people. I loved getting out on the floor and helping people who are helping us make the products and things like that. That’s what ultimately drew me towards coming towards Greenlight.”

“I’ve already met so many different companies and just learned about some amazing technology that people are coming out with.”

“I just love the collaborative side of all of it.”

Links:

Laura Court on LinkedIn

FDA - Medical Devices

European Union Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR)

ISO 13485 - Medical Devices

Greenlight Guru Academy

The Greenlight Guru True Quality Virtual Summit

Greenlight Guru YouTube Channel

MedTech True Quality Stories Podcast

Greenlight Guru

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