Newsletter for June, 2013

Welcome to the inaugural newsletter of the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), an organization of medical device manufacturers, suppliers and associated non-profit groups in Massachusetts and the surrounding region. Each month we’ll share information on the latest MassMEDIC services, programs and initiatives, feature new MassMEDIC members and present MedTech news and events from around the industry.

 

Congressional Briefings Stress Medical Innovation Part of the Solution to – Not the Problem of – Rising Healthcare Costs

A delegation of MassMEDIC members, along with representatives from 13 other life sciences industry organizations, participated in a multi-state congressional briefing for members of the House and Senate on the value of medical innovation in Washington, DC on June 4, 2013...

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Report Reveals Stronger Focus on Economic Value in Medical Device Innovation

While traditionally medical device manufacturers placed most of their focus on physician preferences when developing new products, there’s growing evidence that manufacturers are now taking into consideration the needs of healthcare administrators and purchasing professionals as well – innovating products that meet both the clinical AND economic demands of healthcare organizations...

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Call for Presentations: MassMEDIC 2013 Medtech Investors Conference

MassMEDIC will host its 14th annual Medtech Investors Conference on Friday November 1, 2013. The daylong program, drawing more than 400 attendees from the financing, consulting and manufacturing sectors, will feature presentations by up to 25 regionally based medical device companies, as well as a breakfast panel discussion and a luncheon keynote address...

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New MassMEDIC Members

MassMEDIC is pleased to welcome new members to its organization. To become a MassMEDIC member or request additional information on membership levels or benefits, please contact info@massmedic.com.

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Upcoming Industry Meetings and Events

MassEcon Annual Conference, June 15, 2012, 8:00-10:30 a.m.
Massachusetts Advanced Manufacturing Summit 2013, June 20, 2013, 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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MassMEDIC in the News

Report finds med device companies increasingly focused on payers, Boston Business Journal/Mass High Tech, May 8, 2013

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MedTech Articles of Interest

FDA analysis: 510(k) is here to stay, says medtech attorney
The Asia-Pacific Medtech Market Will Grow 10% over the Next 3 Years, Mostly in Cardio
Nominations Open for Fierce 15

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