Newsletter - May 2014

Sen. Warren Hosts Meeting with MassMEDIC Delegation and Senior FDA Officials

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren convened an hour-long meeting with MassMEDIC representatives and FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and CDRH Director Jeffrey Shuren on Friday, April 4. At Senator Warren’s request, the MassMEDIC delegation developed a list of priority regulatory challenges faced by area MedTech companies for presentation at this meeting.

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MassMEDIC Seminar Looks at How Healthcare Informatics is Driving Supply Chain Strategies

In its continuing efforts to bring members information on how the new health care economy is changing nearly every aspect of medical device company operations, MassMEDIC held a seminar examining how data is impacting the MedTech value chain on April 25th at the Massachusetts Medical Society.  Led by Bruce Stanley of Stanley East Consulting and […]

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MassMEDIC Welcomes These New Members

Opus KSD, Inc.
Vivonics, Inc.

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Upcoming MassMEDIC Events

May 16 – UDI Share Forum

May 30 – Connected Health Update

June 3 – Ensuring Compliant Health Care Collaborations in an Age of Governmental Scrutiny

June 26 – MedTech’s Toughest Compliance Issues

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Reach MedTech Decision Makers Through a MassMEDIC Event Sponsorship

Raise visibility and generate interest for your business by sponsoring an upcoming MassMEDIC event. With over 350 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers, MassMEDIC provides an ideal forum for companies to promote their products and services among the region’s MedTech community. For information on sponsoring a MassMEDIC event, please contact MassMEDIC President Tom Sommer at

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Resume Referral Service

Through this newsletter MassMEDIC provides information on qualified MedTech executives who are looking for their next opportunity in this industry. Resumes and contact information are supplied and interested company representatives should feel free to connect with these individuals to follow-up. This month we have included the resume of Christopher Merkle, an experienced operations executive with significant experience in medical imaging manufacturing.

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MedTech Articles of Interest

Medtech trends: The most talked about device makers in April 2014
What Can Big Data Cure?
FDA seeks electronic medtech guinea pigs
FDA Proposes More Closely Regulating Some Surgical Mesh Kits

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