Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three med-tech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.
3. GOP bid to repeal medical device tax gains another Democrat
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) signs on to a Republican bill that would repeal the medical device tax.
2. St. Jude Medical CEO Starks’ recipe for innovation
The keys to a huge payoff in the medical device industry are cost-cutting technologies and those that target the right disease states, according to St. Jude CEO Daniel Starks.
1. Medical device tax: Is the White House changing its tone?
White House officials signal that they may be willing to consider repealing the medical device tax, as long as there’s some way to make up for the $30 billion the levy is supposed to bring in.