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Recession, Reform Efforts Put Pressure On MedTech Venture Funding Model

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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The recession, impending health care reform and the changing regulatory and reimbursement environment are putting pressure on the traditional medtech venture capital funding model, according to a 1report from consulting firm Ernst & Young

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