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Is There Sustainability in Medtech?

By Jill | Medical Devices, , , , ,

Most people in need of medical devices don’t stop to think about the environment. But that’s not stopping some medtech manufacturers from implementing policies to make their operations more sustainable. Arlington, Virginia-based MackMedical, which provides injection molding services to the medical device industry, is focused on the environment. The company has installed solar power, reduced […]

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Implications of the 2.3% Device Tax Associated with Obamacare

By Jill | Medical Devices, , , , , , , , ,

When the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was signed into law in 2010, it contained a 2.3% excise tax on gross sales of medical devices. The tax applies to a wide range of products, from bedpans to the most advanced heart devices, as well as companies, from emerging healthcare startups to brand-name medical device companies. […]

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