Today's Topline - 4/21/20

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Source: MedTech Association

Good Tuesday morning:

In a first nod to reopening  New York’s economy, Governor Cuomo said yesterday that the state is developing a plan that will allow some upstate hospitals to resume elective surgeries amid the coronavirus crisis.  The plan, to be announced today, is in response to the financial burden assumed by hospitals that have suspended all but emergency surgeries.  Last week, the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses, and the American Hospital Association published a joint statement regarding the timing and preparedness for reopening elective surgeries, along with an accompany guidance document. We applaud the Governor for taking this important step.

We hope you’ll join us at 11:00 this morning for a terrific program presented by our friends at FuzeHub. The webinar, The Manufacturer’s Guide to FDA Regulations, Guidance and the Emergency Use Act, features MedTech member, Guideline Medical and its president, Michelle Bonn.  We’re proud to partner with organizations like FuzeHub to strengthen New York’s bio/med industry and help grow the innovation economy.  Today’s program is aimed at manufacturers considering production of medical devices, device components, and device accessories.  It’s not too late to register.

MedTech exists to deliver value to the bio/med industry and serve those on the front lines of healthcare advances.  We rely on our members to make that possible.  Please take a moment to join or renew your membership today.  Renewing members can lock in last year’s rate through 2021.  New members who join today will receive 3 free months on their membership year.  Don’t wait.  We need your support to continue the work we do.

As always, don’t hesitate to contact us with your specific questions and concerns. Regular updates can be found at our website, which is refreshed daily.

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