Meet an IMDA Member - OE Meyer Co
president sales and marketing
OE Meyer is an anesthesia/respiratory specialty dealer
focused on helping our customers navigate the complex healthcare
landscape and address product fulfillment needs and services.
Doing what's right has resulted in long-standing customer
relationships and satisfaction.
In today's environment of healthcare supplier consolidation, it
can be frustrating when suppliers seem more focused on internal
interests than on you. OE Meyer Co. is a diverse team of problem
solvers that deliver continuity of service, expertise, and
consistent representation. We'll be there when you need
convenient, cost-effective, and comprehensive solutions.
Here's what you can expect from OE Meyer Co.:
Professionally trained employee owners.
Same day shipping for orders placed by 3:00 p.m. EST.
99 percent of established product orders ship same day.
Customer-based shipping preferences. Dedicated OE Meyer Co.
drivers can deliver to many customer locations, or within
1-2 days via common carrier.
Product samples: Just askâ€¦we can help.
No-hassle return policy.
Medical device use fees going
up. The fees that medical device manufacturers must pay
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to gain marketing
clearance for new technologies will rise beginning Oct. 1, 2017,
per the Medical Device User Fee Amendments of 2017. Small
U.S.-based businesses â€“ that is, those having gross receipts or
sales of no more than $100 million for the most recent tax year
â€“ are eligible for a reduced small-business fee. In August, the
FDA issued a
guide to help manufacturers determine whether they qualify
as a small business. Medical device user fee rates for FY 2018
are spelled out in the
Federal Register of Aug. 29.
Made in China
2025. The Chinese government is seeking explosive
growth in biomedical and high-end medical device manufacturing
over the next decade, according to
Medical Design and Outsourcing. From 2004 to 2014, the
compound growth rate of Chinaâ€™s medical device industry was 25
percent, much higher than the 7 to 8 percent global growth rate.
However, the major products in Chinaâ€™s domestic medical device
industry are low-cost and low-tech. But that may change. The
â€œMade in China 2025â€ plan focuses on developing domestic,
high-end, profitable medical device such as imaging equipment,
medical robots, fully degradable vascular stents and other
high-value medical supplies. The government will support
domestic manufacturers to improve their R&D capabilities.
Shaking things up. Medical Device and
Diagnostic Industry has published profiles of nine inventors,
entrepreneurs and researchers who could shape the medical
technology field for years to come. Read about them in
Medtechâ€™s Rising Stars of 2017.
champagne. Normally, the medical device industry is
risk-averse and cautious about adopting new technologies because
of the critical nature of the products and the regulatory
hurdles needed to bring these offerings to market, says an
article in Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry. However, the
industryâ€™s dive into the Internet of Things (IoT) means
companies believe in the value of embracing this technology.
Insurers might start thinking the same thing. But people canâ€™t
sing and dance in the streets just yet. Why?
It has something to do with cybersecurity â€“ or lack of it.