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Advancing Healthcare Through Innovative Medical Technologies


 

MEDEC is the national association representing Canada's innovative medical technology industry.

Representing approximately 100 medtech companies (ranging from Canadian-owned to multinationals), MEDEC works closely with the federal and provincial-territorial governments, health professionals, patients and other stakeholders to deliver a patient-centred, safe, accessible, innovative and sustainable, universal healthcare system supported by the use of medical technology.

 

Advocacy


Building relationships, providing a strong voice on business issues and acting as a liaison with both federal and provincial governments, key stakeholders, industry partners and the public. Promoting the industry and bringing forward key messages through active engagement and involvement with stakeholders.

 

Regulatory Affairs


Industry’s liaison and advocacy group with Health Canada and other federal and provincial regulators. Addressing issues and providing advice related to Medical Device Regulations in Canada including medical device funding and reimbursement; performance of Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Canada; health protection legislative renewal, cost recovery/user fees, quality systems (ISO 13485), device reuse, health technology assessment; environmental regulation of Medical Devices (Canadian Environment Protection Act (CEPA), Chemicals Management Plan, provincial stewardship regulations.

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Education and Information

Identifying, informing and acting to find solutions on issues that are specific or cut across the industry through timely information and education activities, relevant forums and shared advice, access, networking and support.

              

MEDEC Sectors and Committees


Sector groups, regional and functional committees that are patient-focused bring our members together in a strengthened presence to address common business issues and to develop and support relevant objectives and initiatives. MEDEC provides secretariat support.

 

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MEDEC is the national association representing the medical technology industry in Canada. Our members are committed to providing safe and innovative medical technologies that enhance the quality of patient care, improve patient access to health care, and help enable the sustainability of our publicly-funded health care system. We are committed to supporting the growth of a strong and vibrant medical technology industry that contributes to Canada’s innovation economy.



Toronto Office

900-405 The West Mall
Toronto, ON M9C 5J1
416.620.1915
1.866.58.MEDEC
 

Quebec Office

1, Place Ville-Marie Suite Suite 2901
Montreal, QC
H3B 0E9  (514) 217-1167