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Medtech companies tweak strategies as prices tumble

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Strong competition in the medtech sector has led to declining prices for many medical devices, and hospitals face increasing pressure to reduce costs. Because of those reasons, medtech firms may not get necessary funding to continue the development of lifesaving products, said AdvaMed Senior Executive Vice President David Nexon. Companies are producing new versions of their devices with enhanced features, merging with other companies to provide more depth to their product lines and offering value-added services with their devices, according to this article. Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.) (02/06)


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AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

7 bills tied to device, drug regulations advanced in Senate

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

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AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Share-buyback program initiated by Edwards Lifesciences

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Obama seeks funding to create Zika vaccine, fight virus

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Smith & Nephew reaches distribution deal with OrthAlign

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

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AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

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AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

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AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016


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