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Medica technology saves lives, improves patient outcomes and helps lower the overall cost of health care. It is also one of America's strongest and fastest-growing manufacturing sectors, creating and producing medical innovations for use around the world—and providing good-paying jobs across the country.
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"Countries that overcome their current weaknesses and develop a supportive ecosystem to help medical technology companies seize the new value-driven innovation dynamic will lead in 2020."
January 2011

The innovation scorecard shows a rapidly narrowing gap between innovation leaders and emerging economies. Click here to download >>

"Notably, unlike virtually every other sector of U.S. manufacturing, medical technology has consistently enjoyed a favorable balance of trade."
June 2010

An overview of American MedTech’s economic strength, focusing on the policy and regulatory principles to encourage ongoing success. Click here to download >>

“It is time to join forces of the public and private sectors in new ways to sustain and enhance the nation’s medical innovation ecosystem.”
June 2010

A call to promote medical innovation, create jobs, and find cures in America. Click here to download >>

"The medical technology industry has significant impacts on the economy of the United States and on the respective states in which MTI establishments operate."
June 2010

Report of medical technology industry’s economic contributions nationally and within each individual state and the District of Columbia. Click here to download >>

"Today, the convergence of several trends and sweeping reforms is placing tremendous strain on medtech’s long-standing business model."
January 2010

An analysis of how trends in innovation, financing and health care policy are re-defining a health outcomes ecosystem in which medical technology exists. Click here to download >>