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U.S. device manufacturers form association in JapanThe local operations of 62 U.S. medical device and in-vitro diagnostics companies have launched an association to promote their mutual interests in Japan.

The American Medical Devices and Diagnostics Manufacturer's Association (AMDD) will act as a unified voice in the members' efforts push for faster approvals of new medical devices in Japan.

As reported by DeviceTalk, the groups says it will work to provide Japanese patients with greater access to advanced medical technology, using global best practices and maintaining a close collaborative relationship with the U.S. government and the U.S.-based industry association AdvaMed. It will also collaborate with the Japanese government, academic societies, and other industry organizations.

The 62 members of AMDD include a who's who of the medical device industry, including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott, Boston Scientific, Cardinal Health, Medtronic, Smith & Nephew, Edwards Lifesciences, and Zimmer.


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1 Comment:

  1. Translation Paris said...
    This is a major advance for both countries concerned and certainly very welcome news.

    Anna Augustin
    Medical Translator
    Paris France

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