By Don Seiffert in the Boston Business Journal, May 7, 2015
Executives at medical device companies say they’re more uncertain than ever that the boost in the number of patients who will use their products due to the Affordable Care … Read the rest
By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey in the Boston Globe, May 6, 2015
The Massachusetts medical-device industry maintained its position as the second-biggest cluster in the country, even as it lost 5 percent of its workforce, according to a new report.
The … Read the rest
BOSTON, MASS. – March 30, 2015 – The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) announced today that CANbridge Life Sciences, Inc. will be the first Chinese company to join the group, highlighting … Read the rest
By Lisa Eckelbecker in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, February 27, 2015
Sometimes, even technology geeks can’t get anyone to take their calls.
That’s why a medical device trade group is launching an effort to show some of the largest … Read the rest
By Steve Urbon in SouthCoast Today, February 11, 2015
In a small meeting room at the headquarter of the Buzzards Bay Coalition, medical device industry executives, local manufacturing managers and some local economic development officials did some speed dating.
They … Read the rest
By Tony Dobrowolski in the Berkshire Eagle, January 31, 2015
The Berkshire Innovation Center won’t open until next year, but programming for its membership has already begun.
On Thursday, the center co-hosted an event at which representatives of the Massachusetts … Read the rest
Last month, we reported that the Massachusetts State Legislature had authorized a panel of government and industry representatives to examine the feasibility of a tax credit to offset the negative impact the federal medical device tax is having on MedTech … Read the rest
By the Boston Herald Staff
Of all the many flaws in Obamacare, the medical device tax, the most destructive, would also be the easiest to fix.
The 2.3 percent tax was always among the most controversial elements of the Affordable … Read the rest