Media Releases

2017

Private Health Premiums likely to Rise Another $200 per year in 2018 - 9 Nov 2017

2017 MedTech Kerrin Rennie Award goes to Medtronic Solitaire Platinum - 7 Nov 2017

MTAA releases its New Strategic Plan 2017-2020 - 3 Nov 2017

MedTech industry to benefit from MTPConnect and MTAA partnership - 2 Nov2017

MTAA calls for National Audit Office to inspect Private Health Insurance books - 31 Oct 2017

Private Health Insurance Industry Must Pass on Savings - 13 Oct 2017

Medical Device Industry Signs Historic Agreement to Reduce Health Funds Premiums - 12 Oct 2017

2017 MedTech Industry Award finalists announced - 12 Oct 2017

MedTech 2017 Annual Conference only 4 weeks away! - 4 Oct 2017

Medical Device industry welcomes Government response to Senate inquiry - 15 Sep 2017

Reform must be backed by the best data - 14 Sep 2017

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority data on medical devices - Apples & Oranges - 12 Sep 2017

Private Health Insurance claims on Medical Device Pricing Debunked - 12 Sep 2017

Less than 60 days until MedTech2017 - 4 Sep 2017

Women in MedTech Breakfast Seminar a success - 8 Aug 2017

MedTech Industry pleased by skilled VISA changes - 30 June 2017

Medical Technology sector welcomes MTPConnect Clinical Trials report - 22 June 2017

Aussie Cattle Key to Global Medical Technology Innovation - 5 June 2017

Outstanding Achievement Award Call for Nominations - 2 June 2017

Kerrin Rennie Award 2017 Call for Nominations - 30 May 2017

Therapeutic Development a key focus of the Roadmap - 15 May 2017

Medical Technology industry welcomes balanced Prostheses List Report - 12 May 2017

Minister Hunt delivers on his first Health Budget - 10 May 2017

Medical Technology industry cautious of outcome for patients - 4 May 2017

Joint statement on the Research & Development Tax Incentive - 18 April 2017

Australian MedTech industry to help add $18 billion and 28,000 new jobs by 2025 - 4 April 2017

Innovation and Science Key to Australia’s ongoing Prosperity - 22 March 2017

Medical device industry supports evidence based reform not alternative facts - 9 March 2017

Medical device industry response to premium increase - 10 Feb 2017 

Leading Regional Medical Technology Trade Associations Reinforce their Commitment to Evidence-based Healthcare - 8 Feb 2017

The Medical Technology Industry welcomes new Minister for Health - 18 January 2017

2016

Medical Technology peak body appoints new Chief Executive Officer - 13 December 2016 

Privately insured patients missing out on medical technologies - 6 December 2016

Senate inquiry needs to look at the bigger picture - 11 November 2016

Medical device industry disappointed by cuts to Prostheses List - 19 October 2016 

Health insurers’ promises of quick premium relief ‘are fantasy’ - 30 September 2016

MediGroup EBI Stracos 3D Rib Clip wins Kerrin Rennie Award - 28 September 2016 

The BluePrint for a Stronger Australian MedTech Industry - 26 September 2016

Medical Technology industry welcomes increased transparency - 21 September 2016

Announcing the resignation of Chief Executive, Susi Tegen, due to health reasons - 19 September 2016

New Polling shows Private Health Insurance puts profits before patients - 18 September 2016

Fast-tracking innovation welcomed by Medical Technology Industry - 16 September 2016

Now we can move forward on reforming Private Health Insurance - 8 September 2016

Telehealth could save $3 billion a year to health budget - 30 August 2016

$3.7m medical device manufacturing boost for South Australia and Victoria - 29 August 2016

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

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

MedTech offers New Investment and Job Opportunities - 21 July 2016

Parliament needs to take a defibrillator to healthcare reform - 13 July 2016

MTAA welcomes commitment to improved rural and remote healthcare technologies - 12 June 2016 

$1.5 billion in lost revenue if current skills gap left to widen - 27 May 2016

Patient's Win from Tonight’s Budget - 3 May 2016

MTAA Continues to Lead Industry Effort to Raise the Bar on Gender Diversity and Equity - 20 April 2016

Australian patients missing out on innovations - MTAA - 12 April 2016

New logo demonstrates MedTech industry’s commitment to ethical standards of conduct - 18 February 2016

MTAA Letter to Editor, HBF scales back plea on health premium hike, 11 February 2016 - 11 February 2016

MTAA welcomes industry working group to improve patient access to medical technologies - 5 February 2016

MTAA letter to the editor on "Fee hikes crackdown on insurers" - 2 February 2016

Letter to the AFR Editor: Reply to Prostheses Article - 27 January 2016