Medtech Issues in the 2012 Election Year
Sep 05, 2012
The medical device tax strikes again—or at least is serving as the scapegoat for another round of industry layoffs and justification for moving...
Aug 24, 2012
Under the headline “Loosening a Logjam on Medtech Approvals,” the Star Tribune (Minneapolis) reports that Senator Al Franken (MN) recently invited...
Aug 23, 2012
A two-year old debate between Irish President Michael D. Higgins and conservative broadcaster Michael Graham has found a new lease on life on the Internet...
Aug 09, 2012
Make no mistake about it: healthcare reform is coming. And that’s the case whether Obama or Romney is elected this November, regardless of which party...
Aug 08, 2012
If you’re located in one of the battleground states for November’s election, you’ve probably seen at least one advertisement accusing...
Aug 03, 2012
Health topics have taken the center stage in the presidential debate this year, with the healthcare reform and the device tax widely debated. But the...
Jul 27, 2012
First of all, I don’t think the medical device tax is a good idea. I tend to think that one of the biggest problems with our healthcare system is its...
Jul 25, 2012
Abiomed chairman, president, and CEO Michael R. Minogue today warned the House Committee on Small Business of the hardship the medical device tax will...
Jul 19, 2012
During St. Jude Medical's Q2 earnings Webcast this week, president and CEO Daniel Starks seized the opportunity to speak out against the impending medical...
Jul 18, 2012
Three key factors are shaping the current electorate: volatility, the economy, and voter anger and dissatisfaction, according to Kevin Madden, senior advisor...