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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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Private health funds still comparing bananas to apples - 22 August 2016

The Australian carries a story today in which the private health insurance industry yet again shifts the blame on to others.  The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) fully supports reform that sees patients come first, based on evidence. Read more


Deja vu, private health insurance playing with facts…again - 8 August 2016

Today The Australian carries comments from Andrew Wilson, Medibank’s executive general manager claiming Australia’s healthcare system “is not competitive compared to many countries” citing a 2013 report produced by the International Federation of Health Plans (IFHP).   Medibank has been caught out by the Australian Private Hospital Association misrepresenting the facts to the Australian public, again. They failed to disclose a more recent 2015 report showing a very different story. Read more

MedTech offers New Investment and Job Opportunities - 21 July 2016

The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) welcomes the consultation announced today by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel on the future research infrastructure priorities.  But Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today show the estimated number of innovation businesses has increased by six thousand between 2012-13 and 2014-15. Read more


Parliament needs to take a defibrillator to healthcare reform - 13 July 2016
MTAA welcomes the re-election of the Turnbull Coalition Government having secured enough seats to form a majority Government.  But the big take out from the election is healthcare matters to the Australian people and Labor’s ‘Save Medicare’ campaign accurate or not has fundamentally reshaped the debate in the short-term but is likely to make it difficult for consensus to prevail. Read more

MTAA welcomes commitment to improved rural and remote healthcare technologies - 14 June 2016
MTAA welcomes the announcement from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government to ensure private health funds provide rural and remote communities access to innovative and emerging technologies such as tele-health and remote monitoring. Plans to make private health funds more transparent, simpler and easier for people to understand is long overdue. Read more

MedTech Knowledge Hub Workforce and Skills Review - 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.


 

Why do medical technology companies need representation?

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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 & Events

4.3 Understanding the MSAC Process
 - 9 September 2016, Sydney

3.6 TGA Decision Making and Appeals
 - 23 September 2016, Sydney

1.5 Introduction to Operating Theatre Protocols 2016-2017 - 30 September 2016, Sydney

1.5 Introduction to Operating Theatre Protocols 2016-2017 - 20 October 2016, Brisbane

MedTech Forum: IVD Regulatory update - 2 November 2016, Sydney

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






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