John Konsin

John Konsin
Since reviving a loved one from an opioid overdose Prapela has become my life's work. Previously I spent more than 30 years in the medical device industry helping to develop and commercialize new life science and consumer products. I've had the good fortune of learning from many great individuals and companies on how to responsibly develop and offer new technologies in order to help patients, healthcare providers and consumers.
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Recent Posts

Enough Already - Babies are Not Born Addicted

Posted by John Konsin on Jul 8, 2019 11:13:31 AM

Here we go, another Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome story with a headline reinforcing the stigma of addiction. The latest is WSAW-TV’s headline, “Almost 60 babies born addicted every year in area hospitals”.

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Topics: eat sleep console, hyperirritable baby, neonatal abstinence syndrome, finnegan score, SVS

Infant Product Safety - Time for a New Approach

Posted by John Konsin on Jul 1, 2019 9:27:32 AM

In the wake of infant deaths linked to the Rock 'n Playtm  inclined sleeper our Legislators and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are considering changes needed to improve product safety.  Taking these actions is to be expected.  It's also an opportunity for a new approach.

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Topics: infant sleep, baby box, safe sleep, SVS, product safety