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Consumers assured NZ medical devices meet safety standards

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:00 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Consumers may be assured that medical devices used in New Zealand meet the highest quality standards both in New Zealand and internationally, says the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand , the only national industry body representing medical ... More >>

New therapy for kidney patients wins innovation award

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 10:23 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

A new haemodialysis (blood filter) therapy that has the potential to significantly advance renal (kidney) care for patients in New Zealand has won the James & Wells Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) Innovation Award for 2018. More >>

HealthTech Week brings you the future

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 12:24 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The annual showcase of technology by and for the health sector kicks off on June 11 in Auckland with a series of clinical trials and workshops. More >>

APEC guidance for ethical third-party relationships

Friday, 15 September 2017, 4:00 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

MTANZ welcomes APEC guidance for ethical third-party relationships and progress toward Vietnam Code of Ethics More >>

Consumers assured of surgical mesh products’ quality

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:19 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Consumers may be assured that surgical mesh products used in New Zealand meet the highest quality standards both in New Zealand and internationally, says the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand , the only national industry body representing ... More >>

Smart technology will transform NZ healthcare

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:05 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Wearable or implantable smart devices, robotics and artificial organs using living cells could all be part of New Zealand’s healthcare future – and some of this technology is NZ-made. More >>

Dropping ANZTPA joint regulatory agency a wise decision

Friday, 21 November 2014, 5:32 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Dropping the proposed Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA) is a wise decision, says the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ). More >>

Joint regulatory agency proposal could be costly

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 2:40 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

New Zealand consumers and health boards can expect increased healthcare costs and less access to innovative medical devices if the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA) goes ahead as presently proposed, according to the Medical ... More >>

Medical devices give healthy boost to exports

Monday, 5 August 2013, 11:57 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Medical device firms have contributed more than a quarter (27 percent) of export earnings to New Zealand’s high tech manufacturing sector, according to a just-released report by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). More >>

Health’s R&D boost a welcome injection

Friday, 25 May 2012, 2:31 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The $250 million of new operating funding and $76 million in capital funding over four years for science, innovation and research announced in yesterday’s Budget is a timely and welcome injection, according to the Medical Technology Association ... More >>

Health’s R&D boost a welcome injection

Friday, 25 May 2012, 2:31 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The $250 million of new operating funding and $76 million in capital funding over four years for science, innovation and research announced in yesterday’s Budget is a timely and welcome injection, according to the Medical Technology Association ... More >>

Medical Device, Health IT Export Earnings Could Double

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 10:46 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Export revenues from New Zealand’s emerging medical devices and health IT could double by 2015, according to the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ). The combined industries currently export around $800 million worth of products and ... More >>

Medical technology sector welcomes innovation hub

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 2:25 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) welcomes the Health Economic Development Ministers’ joint announcement of their intention to support a national health innovation hub. More >>

Medical Technology Exporters Plan To Pass $1 Billion Mark

Tuesday, 28 June 2011, 10:12 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

New Zealand's medical technology industry is confident that its fast-growing local manufacturing sector will generate more than $1 billion per year in exports by 2015, as it benefits from rising healthcare spending and advances in medical science around ... More >>

Leaders debate future of NZ healthcare

Monday, 27 June 2011, 12:53 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Around 280 leading health sector figures from New Zealand and overseas will meet in Auckland at a conference on June 28 and 29 to discuss how best to tackle the challenges of an ageing population and rising quality demands in the future. More >>

Joint regulatory agency can assure safety

Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 11:22 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) today said that having one regulator for both Australia and New Zealand to assure medical device safety can work for New Zealand if some of the issues raised previously are addressed this ... More >>

NZ medical device firms may boost trade in APEC region

Tuesday, 31 May 2011, 9:38 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

New Zealand medical device manufacturers have been given the opportunity to boost trade in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region with the removal of a key barrier. More >>

Expanding medical technology sector creating jobs

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 9:04 am | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

New Zealand’s expanding medical technology sector plans to hire over 165 full time, highly skilled workers in the next two years. More >>

Squeezing the health dollar need not hurt patients

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 4:16 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

The Government’s squeeze on escalating health spend, announced in today’s Budget, need not hurt patients according to the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ). More >>

Govt R&D funding boost only solves part of problem

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 2:10 pm | Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

While New Zealand’s medical technology industry welcomes the Government’s latest announcement of a $225 million investment over four years in science and research, its industry body is concerned the biggest barrier to export success remains. More >>

 

 

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