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Massachusetts May Soon Have a Brexit Problem

From big manufacturers to financial firms with British outposts to everyday investors watching their 401(k) plans, the Massachusetts economy is likely to be hit by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union

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MedTech Showcase 2016 – Call for Presenting Companies

This is the region’s premiere event for entrepreneurs, potential investors and partners to gather and learn more about the technologies and business plans of over 20 select emerging medtech companies. To have your company considered for a presentation slot at this year’s Showcase, please send a brief (no more than two pages) summary of your business plan by July 8 to info@massmedic.com

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Will Pressures in Medical Manufacturing Reach Your Production Floor?

Cost and pricing pressures are squeezing medical device manufacturers. (originally published in the DeviceTalk blog on March 9, 2016) Manufacturers in the healthcare industry are facing a mix of cost and pricing pressures, from government regulations to changes in how hospitals pay for their goods. The solution: Companies will have...

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Survey: Blue skies behind a glass ceiling for women execs in medtech

By Fink Densford in MassDevice, February 2, 2016 A new survey of women executives in medtech reveals that while most feel they hold as much power as their male counterparts, they don’t see the same pay or opportunities for investment. The survey, managed by Medi-Vantage for MassMedic and the Women in...

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The Art of Designing for Infection Prevention

The Art of Designing for Infection Prevention By Lise Moloney, director of business development, healthcare, Sciessent   We’ve all read the horror stories about healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) wreaking havoc at hospitals across the U.S. and the globe. Many HAIs, including CRE and MRSA, are caused by antibiotic-resistant organisms and have...

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UDI – If You Do It, With They Use It?

UDI: If You Do It, Will They Use It? By Karen Conway, Executive Director, Industry Relations, GHX We are about the cross the second major milestone for healthcare manufacturers when it comes to compliance with the US FDA’s Unique Device Identification Rule. That rule requires manufacturers to assign and label...

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Medtech gets serious about cybersecurity

By Val Kennedy in MassDevice, October 6, 2015 The medtech industry is getting serious about cybersecurity. At a recent seminar held by the Mass. Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), medical device executives, regulators and security experts discussed which systems and devices were most vulnerable to malicious hacking and what could...

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Device Makers Take Note: Cyber Attacks Are Already Hitting Healthcare

By Marie Thibault in MDDI, September 29, 2015 … As more evidence that cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic for the device industry, an upcoming conference being hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), “Preventing the Unthinkable: Issues in MedTech Cyber Security—Trends and Policies,” is devoted to the...

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