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MEDEC Statement in response to release of ontario's healthcare sector supply chain strategy

On May 15, 2017 the Ontario government released the report from the Ontario Healthcare Sector Supply Chain Strategy Expert Panel entitled, “Advancing Healthcare in Ontario: Optimizing the Healthcare Supply Chain – A New Model” (click to view the report).

Click here to view MEDEC's statement in response to the release of the report.


Participate in the MEDEC - Mercer Life Sciences Compensation Survey

MEDEC and Mercer (Canada) partner to deliver the Mercer Life Sciences (MLS) Compensation Survey as a valuable resource providing companies with need-to-know information about compensation practices in the medical device industry. Covering a broad set of positions across pre-clinical and clinical research, engineering, medical affairs, sales, marketing, and production, as well as the full range of general infrastructure/support functions, you will have all the data needed to attract and retain top talent.

Click here for further details and info about how to participate.

MaRS launches new program to assist start-ups collaborate with hospitals

Innovation Partnership: Procurement by Co-Design is a unique program that offers healthcare-service providers something rare: the opportunity to participate in the development of technology tailor-made for them—solutions that address the particular problems they often face—and then actually procure these solutions.

Click here for further details.


Neil Fraser of MEDTRonic Canada Appointed as Chair of the MEDEC Board of Directors

MEDEC, is pleased to welcome Neil Fraser as Chair of the MEDEC Board of Directors. He is joined by seven new Board members: Rollie Cameron (Johnson & Johnson Medical Products), Mat Dinneen (Bard), François Drolet (Roche Diagnostics), Michela Juran (Welch Allyn), YJ Oh (Edwards Lifesciences), Cameron Piron (Synaptive Medical) and Stephen Thompson (Baxter).

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$20M Ontario Health Technologies Fund Accepting Applications - Problem Statement Intake Form Deadline September 16

Ontario's Chief Health Innovation Strategist has announced that Ontario's Health Technologies Fund (HTF) is now accepting applications from Health Innovation Teams (HITs) to support the development of market-ready health technologies by accelerating prototyping, evaluation and adoption in the Ontario health care system.

Applicants may apply for funding in one of three project categories:

  • Prototype
  • Pre-market evaluation
  • Early adoption

Project Eligibility: All proposals must be from HITs composed of at least one provider of publicly-funded health-care services and at least one technology company with an R&D and/or manufacturing presence in Ontario 

For more info on this initiative, click here


MEDEC Medical Imaging Site Visit Guidance

MEDEC's Medical Imaging Committee has developed a site visit guidance document in order to provide guidance to its Membership in responding to site visit requests by prospective purchasers. The objectives of this document are to: i) promote consistent, fair and transparent processes within the vendor community, ii) encourage accountability for public funding and optimal allocation of resources and iii) provide guidelines for effective and efficient Site Visits for all involved parties (ie. vendors, purchasing organizations, and hospitals) view the complete document click here

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