Sponsored by MD+DI and organized by UBM Canon, the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition is the premier awards program for the medical technology community, recognizing the achievements of medical product manufacturers and the many people behind the scenes—engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians—who are responsible for the groundbreaking innovations that are changing the face of healthcare.
With smartphones changing the culture in so many ways, more and more young people are using their mobile devices to keep track of their health, and the trend is not going unnoticed by advertisers.
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The company will focus on digital hearing instruments, the CardioHealth Station, pharmacy automation technology, and other biomedical and life science support products. It will also concentrate on energy savings and improving the efficiency of healthcare operations, in line with parent company Panasonic Corp.’s goal of becoming the leader in green innovation in the electronics industry by 2018, according to the release.
In an April 4 letter to CMS chief Marilyn Tavenner, Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) said they're disappointed that CMS blew the October 2011 deadline for implementing the Sunshine Act.