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Medica technology saves lives, improves patient outcomes and helps lower the overall cost of health care. It is also one of America's strongest and fastest-growing manufacturing sectors, creating and producing medical innovations for use around the world—and providing good-paying jobs across the country.
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Impact Of Colorectal Cancer
July 2014
Healthy Savings: Medical Technology & The Economic Burden Of Disease
July 2014
A systematic approach to documenting the full costs and broader economic benefits of investment in representative medical technologies used to address four prevalent causes of death and disability
July 2014

The debate continues within the health policy community on the proper balance between the costs and benefits of medical technology. At a time of unprecedented change in health delivery and incentive systems and persistent concern about the cost of care, this debate has significant implications for public policy. Even with medical inflation running at a four-decade low—a condition that might suggest pressures are dissipating—the controversy is only intensifying. Click to Download >>

This study provides further evidence of the incredible value medical technology provides to patients and the overall health care system.
June 2014

Medical technology prices continue their trend of consistently low growth, increasing at approximately one-third the rate of prices in the overall economy and one-fifth the rate of prices for other medical goods and services over a 23-year period, acording to an updated study released today by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Click to download>>

Top 10 cities for med tech jobs with the highest salaries
June 2014

How do the top medtech hubs rank when it comes to engineering salaries? Qmed has analyzed each of the top hubs and ranked them on average salary—specifically for mechanical engineers in the medical device field and with 10 years of experience. We sorted the results from lowest to highest paying cities using data from payscale.com. We also provide information on the cost of living index in each of the hubs. Click to download>>

 

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