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2014-09-09 12:28:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Aging Month, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has released resources on the benefit and patient value of treatments aimed at three major disease areas specific to the aging population: cataracts, osteoarthritis and diabetes. These resources can be found at http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/get-facts. Cataracts Key Facts: -- Cataracts affect 24.5 million Americans, and the prevalence of the...

2014-09-04 16:28:06

MILFORD, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirtronics Corporation, a leader in providing Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) for 35 years, is pleased to announce its plans to exhibit (Booth #314) at AdvaMed 2014, the leading MedTech Conference in North America. AdvaMed 2014 will take place in Chicago at McCormick Place, Oct 6-8. In addition to showcasing Cirtronics' medical manufacturing services, Cirtronics will demonstrate proven risk management techniques....

2014-08-01 12:26:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PROPEL Center of the iBIO Institute, dedicated to increasing the number and success rate of early-stage life sciences companies in Illinois, announced today that it has awarded 15 grants to help Illinois entrepreneurs attend AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference in Chicago. AdvaMed 2014 is the leading MedTech conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business...

2014-06-10 23:14:41

DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders, an exchanging of ideas, insight and contacts among the pioneers of the medical technology industry. For the kickoff event in St. Paul, Minn., MassDevice is proud to partner with Lifescience Alley. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 DeviceTalks, a live interview series featuring thought leaders from the $126 billion medical technology industry, launches its 2014 season on June 24 in St. Paul, Minn. DeviceTalks is a conversation among leaders, an exchanging...

2014-05-07 12:31:07

ATLANTA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Technologies Inc. (ITEC), parent company of IrriMax Corporation, makers of IRRISEPT(®) (www.irrisept.com), has been selected from a record number of applicants as a presenting company at the 2014 Conference of the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA). ITEC is one of 20 companies that will present to investors and corporations seeking investment opportunities. The eighth annual SEMDA Conference, "Thriving During Healthcare...

2014-04-16 12:29:36

Exceptional Line Up of Medical Device and MDDS Companies Ready for Investment ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From a record number of applicants for the 2014 Conference, Thriving During Healthcare Reform, the Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) has chosen 20 outstanding companies to present to investors and corporations seeking acquisition. "As Chairman of the Presenting Companies Committee, I am extremely pleased with our company lineup for 2014," stated Miles...

2014-04-15 08:29:48

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.®, a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Daly, has been appointed to the Advanced Medical Technology Association's (AdvaMed) Board of Directors. AdvaMed is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around...

2014-04-08 16:23:37

Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) Addressing Reform Impact Head-on ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8(th) Annual SEMDA Conference, entitled "Thriving During Healthcare Reform," will feature an industry update by Jeffrey Shuren MD, JD, Director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). During his presentation, Dr. Shuren will discuss recent agency programs and their impact on the medical device industry. In addition, Stephen J. Ubl,...

2014-03-26 08:30:06

Former Chairman David C. Dvorak praised for work on user fees, device tax WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that José "Joe" E. Almeida, Chairman, President and CEO of Covidien, has been named chairman of the AdvaMed Board of Directors for a two-year term. Almeida has been an active member of the AdvaMed Board since 2005 and its Executive Committee since 2010. He served as a former chair and vice chair...

2014-03-07 08:25:09

ATLANTA, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are a Southeastern Medical Device or Medical Device Data System (MDDS) company seeking growth capital, the MARCH 10(th) APPLICATION DEADLINE to present at SEMDA's 8(th) Annual Conference, Thriving During Healthcare Reform, May 7-8, 2014 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta, GA, is rapidly approaching. With more than 16% of the medical device industry located in the southeast, SEMDA has become the region's...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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