MTAA Forums and Working Groups

MTAA Forums and Working Groups

The role of Forums and Working Groups is to provide an opportunity for interaction between Members with a specific area of common interest.


Forums


Ophthalmic Forum

To progress matters of common interest to ophthalmic Member companies.

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Orthopaedic Forum

To progress matters of common interest to orthopaedic Member companies.

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Procurement Forum

The group is envisaged to help MTAA in its efforts to further engage on procurement issues with states and territories at policy level and help work through the technical issues with procurement of medical devices. 

Objectives

  • Help MTAA understand the technicalities surrounding procurement issues 
  • Help identify key issues on the horizon for advocacy  
  • Help MTAA develop well rounded policy positions, inline with best practice and established global frameworks of procurement that are favorable to the Australian market  
  • Help MTAA develop and execute advocacy for procurement issues and identify key stake holder

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Regulatory Forum

To provide a forum for information sharing in the regulatory space.

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SME Forum

To progress matters of common interest to SME Member companies.

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Clinical Investigations Forum (CIF)

To establish and facilitate a network of Members who share an interest in advancing clinical investigations in Australia. Clinical Investigation may be defined as: “The systematic investigation in one or more human subjects, undertaken to assess the safety or performance of a medical device”. ISO 14155:2011 Clinical investigation of medical devices for human subjects -Good Clinical Practice

Note: The terms ‘Clinical trial’ or ‘clinical study’ are synonymous with ‘clinical investigation’.

Objectives

  • Assist MTAA plan and organise events and activities that relate to clinical investigations
  • Provide advice to MTAA and relevant stakeholdersregardingdevelopments, opinions, novel ideas and concerns regarding clinical investigations –particularly as they relate to member companies and the medical technology industry;
  • Coordinate and lead MTAA’s participation in the Research & Development Task Force.
  • Provide input tothe relevant MTAA Committees regarding advice and/or recommendations to government bodies on issues related to medical device clinical investigations, policy reviews andongoing and emerging issues;
  • In consultation with the relevant MTAA Committees, advocate for Australian clinical investigations.

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Interest / Working Groups


Advertising Working Group

To provide a working group for information sharing and discussion of issues in the advertising space, specifically related to the Advertising Code.

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Connected Healthcare Advisory Group

To provide a working group for information sharing and discussion of issues in the connected care space.

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Cyber Security Working Group

To provide a working group for information sharing and discussion of issues in the cyber security space.

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