How Will These 2 Major Healthcare Changes Affect Medical Device Companies?

Brian Contos Medical Device Healthcare Changes

How will healthcare reform affect care delivery and reimbursement? And what will the impact be for medical device companies? These are probably the 2 biggest questions that medtech companies need to answer in order to succeed in the future. Unfortunately, there aren’t solid answers at this point. But there are some people that can help!…Read More

Is the Medical Device Tax Justifiable? Revealing Report Shows Otherwise

Matt Dolan Medical Device Tax

Opinions abound when it comes to the 2.3% medical device tax. Most of them negative. But often times, many of these opinions are NOT backed by facts and data. For example, most medtech professionals would agree that even though more Americans will be insured through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this will not equate to…Read More

How to Comply with the Sunshine Act – Best Practices and Critical Guidelines

Sunshine Act Compliance

Will the Sunshine Act force medical device companies to lay off even more employees? Perhaps at a rate of 2-4 per year? Let’s do some simple math: It’s estimated that compliance with the Sunshine Act will cost medical device companies about $200,000 per year. If the average annual salary of an employee within a medical…Read More

The Most Critical Considerations for Selling Medical Devices in China

Medsider Interview with Landon Lack

China is one of the largest and fastest growing medical device markets in the world. Given the sheer size of the market, the fragmented nature of distribution, and the cultural differences from one province to the next, it is important to consider a number of implications unique to the China market. First, do you even…Read More

Will the Medical Device Tax Force You to the Unemployment Line?

Steve_Ferguson_Medsider

Stryker, Hill-Rom, and Zimmer. What’s the common denominator between all three of these large medical device companies? Come on, this is a total softball. For those of you that went to public school, the answer is LAYOFFS. All three device companies have attributed their recent layoffs to the impeding 2.3% medical device excise tax. But…Read More

The Essential Elements of the Sunshine Act and the Corresponding Impact on Medical Device Companies

Medsider Interview with Amy Dow

It is well known that medical device companies rely heavily upon input from physicians to help identify and develop new ideas for innovative medical devices. But how will the impending Sunshine Act affect the relationships between manufacturers and physicians? Are there any loopholes? As a medical device professional, what else should you know about the…Read More