The medical device industry in NZ is on the precipice of major change. With the health reforms making ‘business as usual’ somewhat difficult and confusing for suppliers, the looming risk of Pharmac taking on medical device management (including budgets) as well as the new Therapeutic Products Bill legislation potentially introducing a burdensome and expensive regulatory system for medical devices in NZ. MTANZ are working hard with members to mitigate some of the negative effects of these changes.
Add to this a general election in October 2023 with a potential change of government and we have the makings of a potentially challenging 12 months for industry. The HealthTech Week 2023 conference will provide the information industry needs to navigate these changes and the activities members can get involved in to ensure they have their say. These are some of the sessions you can expect to see at HTW23:
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