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The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) is the national association representing companies in the medical technology industry. MTAA aims to ensure the benefits of modern, innovative and reliable medical technology are delivered effectively to provide better health outcomes to the Australian community. 

 

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Media Release: Report $1.5 billion in lost revenue if current skills gap left to widen - 27 May 2016
A skills gap in Australia’s medical technology sector could hamper the industry’s growth if left unaddressed – but also offers opportunities for people looking to join one of Australia’s most innovative industries, according to a new report.


MTAA Annual Conference 2016 The Blueprint for a stronger MedTech industry - 23 May 2016
With less than 130 days to go until the industry event of the year, the MTAA team have been busily making final touches to the program. We are excited to announce the following keynote speakers: Bill Ferris AC, Dr Les Levin and Michael McQueen who will be presenting their views on innovation and how to be part of the healthcare solution now and in the future. View website

 

Patients Win from Tonight’s Budget - 3 May 2016
MTAA CEO Susi Tegen has welcomed tonight’s budget that there will be no changes to the Prostheses List as a “win for patients”.
“The Medical Technology Association of Australia congratulates the Government and the Minister for Health in the budget announcement made tonight to commit to ongoing reform via an expanded Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) supported by extra resourcing.


2016 - 2017 Budget Summary by MTAA  - April 2016
Aside from the welcome announcement regarding the establishment of the Private Health Sector Committee other announcements include pilot of Health Care Home program, commitment to the NDIS through the creation of the NDIS Savings Fund. Announcements were also made regarding tax changes of interest to both Startups/SMEs and Multinationals.

 

Letter to Editor RE: “Healthcare waste costs $20 bn a year” - 23 April 2016

One of the primary assertions in the article, and that of the Private Health Insurance Lobby, is that the Prostheses List as it currently operates is driving up the cost of private health insurance. The fact is the average benefit paid by health funds per item on the Prostheses List over the last five years has increased by 0%. That’s right, zero


New logo demonstrates MedTech industry’s commitment to ethical standards of conduct – 18 February 2016
A new Medical Technology Industry Code of Practice Logo is the centrepiece of an awareness campaign launched by MTAA to reinforce its members’ commitment to the highest ethical standards of conduct. MedTech companies eligible to display the logo are committed to upholding the standards contained in the Code, including restrictions on hospitality and sponsored travel offered to healthcare professionals.
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Value of Technology Program

The Value of Technology (VOT) Program contributes to an improved understanding of the impact of advances in medical technology on healthcare expenditure in Australia, and the associated costs and benefits for the healthcare system and community. Find out more



 

Fact Book

The Australian medical technology industry had turnover of approximately $11.8 billion in 2012-13 (including IVDs and dental) and imported goods to the value of $5.59 billion and exported goods to the value of $2.23 billion. Find out more



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Upcoming Training and Events

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1.5 Introduction to Operating Theatre Protocols 2016-2017 - 16 November 2016, Melbourne





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