News tagged with medical device manufacturers

Gov't website for doc payments not up to snuff

The government's new "Open Payments" website is intended to let you find out whether your doctor is getting freebies, travel or other financial benefits from drug companies and medical device manufacturers. But it doesn't ...

Oct 02, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Victoria leads charge for child-safe batteries

Design lecturer Jeongbin Ok has hit upon a solution to minimise the damage of swallowing coin-sized, button cell lithium batteries, commonly found in electronic devices such as toys and remote controls, which ...

Jun 12, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

AMA details top five federal issues for 2014

(HealthDay)—Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the repeal of Medicare's failed sustained growth formula, and the proposed roll-out of the International Classification of Diseases, Version 10, top ...

Jan 06, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

FDA pledges support for med tech initiative

(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.

Dec 03, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Study evaluates industry payments to orthopedic surgeons

An analysis of financial payments made by orthopedic device manufacturers to orthopedic surgeons shows that the patterns of payments from 2007 to 2010 appear to be complex with a reduction in the total number of payments ...

Oct 24, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Medical packaging can make the difference

(Medical Xpress) -- At the site of a car crash, in an emergency room or at an operating table: The seconds it takes to get a medical device to work properly or to understand the packaging on a device can be ...

Sep 30, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0