Author Archives: IAMERS

JAMA IM Editorials Weigh in on Lung Cancer Screening

With Medicare on the cusp of a momentous decision about whether to pay for CT lung cancer screening, the issue is the focus of a pair of editorials published October 13 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Taking opposite sides, the articles one last time outline positions that have become solidified as the U.S. government weighs what could be one of the biggest public health initiatives in decades.

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Hillary Clinton hedges on the device tax, says nation must weigh pros and cons

I’m well aware of your concerns about the 2.3% device tax, and I think you have an argument to make,” she told AdvaMed CEO Stephen Ubl during her address at the association’s annual med tech conference. “I think it [a decision] has to be made within the context of a larger set of issues that have been raised by the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act.”

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10th Annual Meeting in Berlin

2014 IAMER European Meeting Dining out in Berlin IAMERS TourGroup Rob Piconi-3rd Party Service in Europe

Philips Plans Split Into 2 Companies

Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips plans to combine its healthcare and consumer lifestyle activities into a new company called HealthTech. As part of the strategic reorganization, Royal Philips’ lighting business will also become its own company.

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