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Press Release | May 12, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A large group of Democratic lawmakers is requesting that the Biden administration enact a finalized federal rule that would give seniors on Medicare access to life-saving medical treatments. The Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) rule would allow Medicare to cover “breakthrough” medical innovations as soon as they are approved as safe and effective by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Press Release | May 12, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thought leaders across the country are urging the Administration to enact the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) rule that was set to go into effect March 15 before it was put on hold. The MCIT rule would allow Medicare beneficiaries suffering from chronic conditions access to “breakthrough” medical technologies that have been approved by FDA as safe and effective. The following leaders have expressed support for MCIT in recent editorials, commentary, and interviews:
Press Release | May 5, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A growing number of patient groups are expressing their support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) rule that would allow Medicare to cover breakthrough medical technologies that treat chronic and debilitating conditions once the FDA approves or clears those treatments as safe and effective.

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May 19, 2021 | Online
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a unique type of leadership has been critical towards effectively navigating and responding to this extraordinary  challenge. Leading during an uncertain, ever-... Read More
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What are the key digital health trends in China? How does risk class classification for the NMPA (former CFDA) work? Are there any fast-track regulatory pathways? What are the latest updates... Read More
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May 27, 2021 | Online
Innovation continues to accelerate in pediatric medtech and digital health, solving unmet needs and improving outcomes, despite a challenging environment for developing new products for pediatric... Read More
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May 27, 2021 | Online
Innovation and product development is costly. But when organizations get it right, it does more than just generate returns on investment. A strong I&PD strategy can help medtech companies drive... Read More
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September 27, 2021 to September 30, 2021 | Washington, DC / Minneapolis / Virtual
The MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, will host the conference in a new hybrid structure, combining the benefits of both in-person and virtual events, on September 27th – 30th. Attendees can... Read More

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MY01 provides the necessary immediate and timely information (1) to aid physicians in monitoring patients at-risk of developing Compartment Syndrome.(2)   MONTREAL, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - MY01 Inc. is on a mission to empower healthcare professionals with the ability to pre-empt severe medical conditions, improving patient outcomes. MY01 inc. today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for the MY01 Continuous Compartment Pressure Monitor with full Bluetooth...
San Diego— March 8, 2021 — iAssay, Inc., and DDTD (Drugs & Diagnostics for Tropical Diseases), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). DDTD is a mission-driven organization to develop accurate, affordable, mass-market treatments and diagnostics for low-resourced and under-served organizations. This step enables organizations to provide DDTD’s high performance COVID-19 serology tests along with automatic digitized reads that are transmitted simultaneously and...
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--O2TODAY ("O2TODAY"), a mask company that develops, manufactures and commercializes face masks for medical and non-medical uses, and SINTX Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SINT) (“SINTX” or the “Company”) (www.sintx.com), an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of silicon nitride ceramics, announced today they have entered into a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement. O2TODAY expects to release their first consumer mask integrated with SINTX’s silicon nitride...
BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2021 -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) ("Haemonetics"), a global medical technology company focused on delivering innovative medical solutions to drive better patient outcomes, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Cardiva Medical, Inc., ("Cardiva") an industry-leading manufacturer of vascular closure systems based in Santa Clara, California. Under the terms of the agreement, Haemonetics will acquire Cardiva for an...
Washington, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced 38 companies, seven organizations and 14 individuals as the winners of the prestigious Tibbetts Award for their accomplishments in creating cutting-edge technologies. The Tibbetts Awards, named after Roland Tibbetts, the founder of the SBIR Program, honors these awardees for the exceptional successes they achieved through SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business...

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May 14, 2021 - 11:53am
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