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Report: Senate to take up medical device tax repeal this year

MassDevice, August 26, 2015

http://www.massdevice.com/report-senate-to-take-up-medical-device-tax-repeal-this-year/

 

Task force releases recommendations to FDA on improving medical device evaluation

FierceMedicalDevices, August 26, 2015

http://www.fiercemedicaldevices.com/story/task-force-releases-recommendations-fda-improving-postmarket-medical-device/2015-08-26

 

Finding the Fierce: A call for … Read the rest

Ropes & Gray Publishes “China’s Medical Device Market: New Policies, Higher Stakes”

The recent introduction of the Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices (also known as State Council Order 650) has created significant impact in the medical device industry in China. The changes affect products at each stage of … Read the rest

Dare-to-Dream Medtech Design Challenge Launched by MD+DI

 

Earlier this week, the editors of MD+DI launched the third annual Dare to Dream MedTech Design Challenge. They invite entrepreneurs, inventors, students and the broader healthcare community to submit ideas for a dream medical device.  

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MassMEDIC Industry News Roundup

MassMEDIC Industry News Roundup

 

GAO: Medtech’s profits jumped 44% in a decade

MassDevice, July 31, 2015

http://www.massdevice.com/gao-medtechs-profits-jumped-44-in-a-decade/

 

Full Speed Ahead: FDA’s Expedited Access Pathway

Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry, July 31, 2015

http://www.mddionline.com/article/full-speed-ahead-fda’s-expedited-access-pathway-07-31-15

 

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Planning Ahead for IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition for Medical EMC

Planning Ahead for IEC 60601-1-2 4th Edition for Medical EMC

MassMEDIC Member, Intertek, has prepared this blog entry found here:

http://www.intertek.com/blog/2015-07-22-medical-emc/… Read the rest

Tips for saving time and money on medical device clearance

Tips for saving time and money on medical device clearance

By Christina Bernstein, President, BB Medical Surgical, Inc.

Since 1976, FDA has classified medical devices as low-, medium-, and high-risk. Only high–risk devices (Class 3) are subject to testing in … Read the rest

MassMEDIC Leads MedTech Match Program for Supply Chain Growth in Massachusetts

MassMEDIC leads Med Tech Match Program

Over the last 9 months with the leadership of Tom Sommer, President and Bruce Stanley , Project Director, MassMEDIC has led a critical supply chain initiative sponsored by Mass Development.

This program is designed … Read the rest

MedTech Showcase 2015 – Call for Presenting Companies

Do you know of a medtech start-up company that is ready for prime time? If your company, or one that you know of, is interested in being considered as a presenter, please submit brief corporate profiles to info@massmedic.com no later than Friday, July 31.

MassMEDIC Members in the News – June 2015

MassMEDIC Members in the News

 

Below are links to recent news stories on MassMEDIC member companies. If you would like us to include your news in an upcoming blog post, please send the story to info@massmedic.com.

 

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MassMedic Gains New Member from the Ireland Medical Device Community

MassMedic Gains New Member from the Ireland Medical Device Community

 

Seabrook Technology Group, joins Mass Medic

 

Boston, Mass. – June, 2015

 

The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) announced today that the Seabrook Technology Group has joined … Read the rest