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AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy and Dr. Mark McClellan to Address Device Executives 2009 MDMA Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical device industry leaders, lawmakers, and government officials will gather for the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) June 1st - 3rd at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C.


The MDMA Annual Meeting will bring together executives from innovative entrepreneurial medical technology companies and healthcare's most influential and respected decision makers. Understanding the impact of industry and government trends has never been more important, and we encourage all industry executives to attend. Participants will learn how to respond to current industry challenges and seize available opportunities. The meeting will focus on stimulating new ideas, promoting innovation, and offering solutions in the changing spectrum of medical technology.

Dr. Mark McClellan, with the Brookings Institute and former CMS Administrator, will address healthcare reform at the opening reception; while Carolyn Clancy, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Director; David Cassak, Windhover Information's Managing Partner; and Andrew Hirshfeld, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will speak during MDMA's general sessions. Meeting attendees will also hear from panels comprised of seasoned experts from Capitol Hill, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and industry.

In addition to healthcare reform, FDA issues and comparative effectiveness research, this meeting will feature sessions on improving the US patent system, developing a comprehensive compliance program, international opportunities and challenges, and many more issues affecting smaller medical technology companies.

"I encourage all industry executives to attend this premier industry event and join MDMA and its member companies in our Nation's Capital" said Joe Kiani, Chairman and CEO of Masimo Corporation. "The meeting and congressional fly-in provide a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to directly engage policymakers on Capitol Hill."

More information on the agenda, venue, accommodations and registration can be found online at, or by calling MDMA at (202) 354-7172. Members may attend for $795 and non members for $995. Medical Device Companies with sales under $500,000 can join MDMA by registering for the Annual Meeting at the non member rate. Register and start receiving member benefits today.

The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) is a national trade association based in Washington, D.C. representing innovators and entrepreneurs in the medical device industry. MDMA seeks to improve the quality of patient care by encouraging the development of new medical technology and fostering the availability of innovative products in the marketplace.

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