AdvaMed -- Medical technology trade association supported by 800 medical devices,
diagnostic products and health information systems manufacturers.
of British Health-Care Industries (ABHI) -- Lead association in the United
Kingdom working with and for the health-care industry to advance and promote
medical systems and technologies. AHBI serves as the primary communications
channel between companies, legislators, academics, health care providers and end
users, at home and in the global market. ABHI's 180+ members include
manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and those serving the industry in
Association for Healthcare
Resource & Materials Management. National professional association of
materials management executives. (Three-time IMDA speaker.)
Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals
-- Clinicians and professionals associated with all facets of the procurement and management of hospital supplies and equipment.
(Past IMDA presenter.)
Association of University
Technology Managers -- Nonprofit association with membership of more than
2,300 technology managers and business executives who manage intellectual
property, one of the most active growth sectors of the U.S. economy. AUTM's
members represent over 300 universities, research institutions, teaching
hospitals and a similar number of companies and government organizations. AUTM
encourages networking between university technology transfer offices and venture
Banther Consulting -- Management and sales consulting.
Founder Barry Banther (past IMDA speaker) is author of several books, including A Leader's Gift: How to Earn the Right to be Followed.
Coalition for Best Practices in HCIR Credentialing --
Coalition of providers, suppliers and third-party vendor credentialing companies committed to streamlining the healthcare
industry representative (HCIR) credentialing process for all stakeholders, while meeting the common goals of patient safety
and confidentiality, through the development of industry recommendations and best practices.
Delphi Ventures -- Private venture capital firm providing equity financing and supportive
business expertise to young biomedical and health care companies.
Eucomed -- Association
representing more than 3,000 medical products manufacturers in Europe. Mission
includes promoting good business practices, enhancing global market access and
encouraging the development of innovative technologies.
Medical Device Distributors Alliance -- Association for specialty,
hospital supply distributors in Europe.
Family Business Center, Loyola University Chicago --
Focuses on family business leadership, the communication patterns of business-owning families, the role of trusts
and trustees in family firms, the performance of family businesses compared with non-family managed counterparts,
and demographic profiles of family businesses.
and Drug Administration -- Listing of 510(k) and PMA activity for medical
The H. R. Chally
Group -- Helps companies evaluate and identify the strategies and people
they need to create the most effective sales, marketing and organizational
structures possible. (Past IMDA speaker.)
Medical -- Must-see site for physicians developing new medical devices.
Manufacturers Management Council -- Industry's only association for
senior-level sales and marketing executives from manufacturers of health care
products and services.
extends special pricing to IMDA members for its course on OR protocol for sales
Journal of Healthcare
Contracting -- Bimonthly publication for hospital and IDN contracting
Kramer and Kramer,
LLP -- Offers a broad range of legal services with a special emphasis on
handling legal matters unique to sales representatives and distributors.
Medmarc -- Insurance
solutions for manufacturers and distributors of medical technology and life
sciences products. IMDA partner.
Device & Diagnostic Industry -- Pre-eminent magazine of medical product
design, manufacturing and marketing.
Device Manufacturers Association -- Trade association representing 130
independent manufacturers of medical devices, diagnostic products and health
care information systems.
Design Technology -- Information about new products, materials and
components for medical device designers.
Repertoire -- Industry's No. 1 source of news and analysis for medical products
distributors and manufacturers.
S2N Healthcare -- Services across the lifecycle of medical technology companies,
including fundraising, market development, pricing strategy, marketing and strategic planning.
Sales Coach International -- CEO Gerry Layo (past IMDA speaker)
offers a core set of success philosophies and hands-on sales tools.
Saterfiel & Associates -- Developer of employment selection programs and
affiliate of Achievement Tec, a provider of validated assessments to employers.
Job applicants fill out an online pre-employment assessment, then Saterfiel
compares the results to those of top-performers in the same field.
Visions -- Renowned strategic planning and marketing needs consulting firm.
Specialty areas include: executive support, referral dynamics, marketing, sales
and selling, customer service and image development. (Two-time IMDA speaker.)
Resources -- Provides medical device companies with project-specific
business development and marketing assistance (Past IMDA speaker.)