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Start-Up Snapshot: Nanomedic’s Electro-Spinning, Portable Wound Care Device

At the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit in Jerusalem, Israel, on 13 February, Medtech Insight met wound care device company Nanomedic to find out more about its unique electro-spinning technology.

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All About Value – Brexit Aside, UK Industry Sees Good Things Ahead For Healthtech Adoption

ABHI director of value and access Luella Trickett talks about the importance of real-world evidence in product development and value-based procurement in secondary care in the UK.

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Study Says FDA Waited Too Long To Ban Pelvic Mesh For POP Repairs

Roughly 18.5% of patients who received reinterventions to fix mesh implants for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repair experienced complications they will likely endure for the rest of their lives, and they also face a 2.5% higher rate of further surgeries than non-mesh patients, says a recent 54,194-woman study detailed in Obstetrics & Gynecology. The study authors lay out a case that the US FDA should have forced removal of mesh from the market sooner.

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Win For Axonics As England’s NICE Says Rechargeable Neuromodulation Is Cost-Effective

Health technology assessment body NICE is consulting on draft guidance that recommends Axonics' device for overactive bladder.

Health Technology Assessment United Kingdom

FDA’s Device Center Could Raid $2.8M From Staff Outreach, Training Kitty In 2021 To Fund Other CDRH Needs

While the Trump administration’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget for the US FDA would give the agency’s device center a 5.3% increase for medtech product approvals and safety, the center’s lofty plans to become the world’s premier regulator of new AI-driven gadgets, next-gen diagnostics and other novel devices means it will have to tap about $2.8m dollars usually set aside for staff training and outreach to help meet its ambitious goals.

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US Senate Approves US-Mexico-Canada Agreement Championed By Industry

The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill on 16 January to implement the US-Mexico-Canada agreement, which includes a new chapter on the handling of medical devices supported by the medtech industry.

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Former Palliative-Care Firm CEO Brad Smith Appointed Head Of CMS Innovation Center

Brad Smith, the former CEO of Aspire Health, a home-based palliative-care company, was appointed director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) at the US Medicare agency CMS.

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