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Press Release | May 28, 2020
Recent nationwide polling data shows 75% of Americans are ready to visit the doctor’s office again. Guidance released last week by AdvaMed, AORN, AHA “an important step” to resuming critical medical procedures .
Press Release | May 27, 2020
SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MVPvets, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies, announced the appointment of new Chairman of its Board of Directors, Capt. Derek Herrera, USMC (Ret.). Herrera has been actively involved as an MVPvets board member since early 2019. He succeeds outgoing Chairman Michael R. Minogue, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiomed, who has provided leadership as the co-founder of MVPvets since 2012 and will continue to serve as a board member.
Press Release | May 19, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the American Hospital Association (AHA) today released “Re-entry Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Medical Device Representatives.” As health care professionals and organizations consider when and how to safely resume elective surgeries paused during the COVID-19 pandemic, this guidance adds principles and considerations to support the vital collaboration between health care personnel and medical device representatives.

Events

October
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October 5, 2020 to October 7, 2020
| Toronto, Canada
From October 5–7, 2020, more than 3,300 of the world's top medtech executives will gather in Toronto, Ontario for the leading event in our industry – The MedTech Conference. Featuring world‑... Read More
October
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October 27, 2020 to October 28, 2020
| Washington, DC
Whether you have recently taken on compliance responsibilities, are about to set up a new compliance structure, are in the midst of revamping your existing program, or you simply need a refresher,... Read More
October
28
October 28, 2020 to October 29, 2020
| Washington, DC
If you manage health care compliance in a medical device company, you know the complex nature of your work, and that absolute issue resolutions can be elusive. This advanced program will tackle some... Read More

Industry News

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MVPvets, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies, announced the appointment of new Chairman of its Board of Directors, Capt. Derek Herrera, USMC (Ret.). Herrera has been actively involved as an MVPvets board member since early 2019. He succeeds outgoing Chairman Michael R. Minogue, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiomed, who has...
BOTHELL, Wash., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced Rich Fabian, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, was appointed to the board of The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), a Washington D.C.-based trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.
Martinez, CA, USA – March 26, 2020 – Treatment of COVID-19 with ExThera’s Seraph®100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has begun in hospitals in Germany and Italy. Seraph 100 treatments of COVID-19 are also expected to begin soon in France and the USA. Seraph 100 is the only ‘hemoperfusion device’ approved for the reduction of pathogens in blood. In recent EU clinical cases improved lung function and rapid reduction of drug-resistant bacterial pathogens occurred with Seraph 100...
HAYWARD, Calif.--RefleXion Medical, a therapeutic oncology company pioneering the use of biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT)* to treat all stages of cancer today announced it has received marketing clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for its RefleXion™ X1 machine. “We are at the forefront of an enormous change in expanding the use of radiotherapy from a...
BOSTON and SYDNEY — 28 January 2020 — GI Dynamics® Inc. (ASX:GID), a medical device company that is developing EndoBarrier® for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity, is pleased to announce the first patient in the United States (U.S.) STEP-1 clinical trial has been enrolled at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan Medicine is one of five clinical study sites for the STEP-1 trial; the site is led by principal investigator Allison R. Schulman M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of...

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