Historically they have worked as adversaries, because that is how the
This week will see the
"Everyone agrees that improvement in health outcomes and lower overall costs are an absolute mandate for the government, for the [device] industry, for payers and providers," said
AdvaMed 2016 is a three-day industry conference starting Monday, with the three top executives appearing at
"What you have in
"After only four weeks of experimentation and work, the world's first wearable, battery-powered, transistorized cardiac pacemaker saw its first clinical application and began saving lives," Bakken wrote in his autobiography published in 1999, the year Lillehei died. Today, the
The state of
Such efforts have not always succeeded in keeping the biggest companies.
On the other hand, major device makers Smiths Medical and
"The health care sector of our economy is going to grow. That is assured," said Gov.
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