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Brave new world: how to navigate the new Japanese medical device regulatory landscape
Opinion article by Mr. Masanori Otake, Chairman, RAQA Committee, is available online at www.clinica.co.uk
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Japan on the move to develop a world-class medtech industry
Opinion article by Derrick Buddles, Director of AMDD, was published in the August 2012 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk
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Mind the gap: Japan makes moves to reduce device lag
Opinion article by Dr. Takeo Morooka, Chairman, STM Committee, was published in the April 2012 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk
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Japan: infrastructure for implementing companion diagnostics needed
Opinion article by Dr. Isao Ikeda, Chairman, IVD Committee, was published in the January 2012 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk
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Lessons learned from the 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Opinion article by Mr. Takashi Shimada, Vice Chairman of AMDD, was published in the October 2011 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk.
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Out of joint: Japan must nurture markets for innovative technologies
Opinion article by Mr. Derrick Buddles, member of the Orthopedics Committee
AMDD was published in the July 2011 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk.
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Meeting patients’ demand for advanced devices and diagnostics in Japan
Opinion article by Mr. David W. Powell, Chairman of AMDD, was published in the Jan/Feb 2011 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and also available online at www.clinica.co.uk.

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Global best practices: the key to fighting healthcare-associated infections
Opinion article by Mr. William Bishop, Chairman of HAI/Safety Working Group, AMDD was published in the October 2010 issue of Clinica Medtech Intelligence and on-line on 12 October 2010 at www.clinica.co.uk.
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Japanese reimbursements fail to send the right signals to Orthopedics firms
Opinion article by Mr. Derrick Buddles, member of the Orthopedics Committee, AMDD was published in Clinica on July 30, 2010 (http://www.clinica.co.uk/freetrial/)
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The “device gap” means Japan’s market remains a challenge for industry
Opinion article by Dr. Makoto Tamura, Former-chairman, STM Committee, AMDD was published in Clinica on March 24, 2010 (http://www.clinica.co.uk/freetrial/)
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Japanese system needs to evaluate “the true value of IVD”
Opinion article by Dr. Isao Ikeda, Chairman, IVD Committee, AMDD was published in Clinica on December 24, 2009 (http://www.clinica.co.uk/freetrial/)
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Japan's maintenance of devices is lacking
Opinion article by Mr. Michael Bobrove, Member of Capital Equipment Committee, AMDD was published in Clinica on October 2, 2009 (http://www.clinica.co.uk/freetrial/)
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Japan's device lag could be a thing of the past
Opinion article by Ms. Junko Kodama, Chairman, RAQA Committee, AMDD was published in Clinica on July 10, 2009 (http://www.clinica.co.uk/freetrial/)
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