TITLE

Competitive proposal: AdvaMed touts White House innovation office

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Jaimy
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a need to create a medical innovation policy office in the White House to uphold the position of the U.S. as a world leader in medical technology, according to the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Other AdvaMed recommendations include a more consistent approval process under the Food and Drug Administration, passage of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement and repealing the medical device excise tax. David Nexon of AdvaMed points out that the industry's success is intertwined with the government.
ACCESSION #
61445406

 

Related Articles

  • QEH Team Wins £5,000 Innovation Voucher.  // Operating Theatre Journal;Jun2013, Issue 273, p12 

    The article reports that Lynn National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital King won the fund worth 5,000 pounds to develop its Innovation Voucher Scheme that has been launched by Health Enterprise East (HEE) in Great Britain.

  • Swedish device is putting diagnostics in patient's pocket. BROSKY, JOHN // Medical Device Daily;9/3/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 169, p1 

    The article reports on the self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) diagnostic instrument printed on a plastic card, developed by research institute Acreo Swedish Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with the Biosensors and Bioelectronics center at Linköping University, and...

  • Penumbra launches 5MAX ACE blood clot removal application. FORD, OMAR // Medical Device Daily;7/9/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 130, p1 

    The article reports that medical device manufacture Penumbra and made widely available 5MAX ACE, a new blood clot extraction device that uses aspiration only to remove blood clots causing acute ischemic stroke. The treatment of the stroke involves placing the device at the face of the clot and...

  • Julian Baines guides EKF Diagnostics toward opportunities for continued growth and new services. Lenhoff, Alan // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Nov2013, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p56 

    The article offers information on the manufacturer of point of care equipment EKF Diagnostics. It states that the company acquired the biotechnology firm Stanbio Life Sciences in 2011 which helped EKF to work with health management solutions provider Alere Inc. It discusses products of the...

  • Multinational firms and the diffusion of skills and technology. Blomstrom, Magnus; Lipsey, Robert E. // NBER Reporter;Summer96, p11 

    Highlights findings of a study on the role played by multinational corporations (MNC) in the diffusion of skills and technology to and within host countries in which they operate. Percentage of production outside of home countries; Absorption of knowledge and technology.

  • Experts discuss 'innovation makeover' in med-tech. PEDERSEN, AMANDA // Medical Device Daily;10/24/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 206, p1 

    The article discusses the report "Medtech Companies Prepare for an Innovation Makeover" by PriceWaterhouseCoopers' (PWC) Health Research Institute. The report indicates that the medical technology (med-tech) industry's growth has slowed, and the benefits from incremental improvements to existing...

  • Product Briefs.  // Medical Device Daily;8/30/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 168, p9 

    The article offers information on several medical products including the InTone, a Class II Medical Device for female urinary incontinence treatment from women's health company InControl Medical, the Mobi-C Cervical Disc (Mobi-C) for two-level indications from medical device company Lavigne,...

  • Cohera Medical raises $8 million to promote TissuGlu for performing "tummy tucks".  // Transplant News;Aug2012, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p7 

    The article reports that Cohera Medical has raised 8 million dollars to promote and market its lead product TissuGlu.

  • NEW PRODUCTS.  // Dermatology Times;Jul2013, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p62 

    The article offers information on several dermatological products and technologies including the iPad electronic health record (EHR) software from eDerm Ssytems, the Fading Lotion from Glytone and the CelluSmooth laser system for cellulite treatment from Sciton.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics