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14TH ANNUAL MEDICAL DEVICE COVERAGE AND REIMBURSEMENT CONFERENCE

Blending stakeholder perspectives including payer medical directors & contracting executives with hospital purchasing and IDN value analysis committees alongside innovative medical device manufacturers securing coverage and reimbursement for medical technologies throughout the spectrum of care in an uncertain and evolving environment.
JULY 11-12, 2018 | CHICAGO, IL | COURTYARD CHICAGO DOWNTOWN MAG MILE

2ND ANNUAL EU MDR IMPLEMENTATION CONFERENCE

Securing Corporate Buy-In & Deploying the Regulatory Transition Plan as a Business Project In-depth Analysis of the NB Redesignation Process & the Impact on Recertification Timelines Practical Approach to Implementing New EU Clinical & Post-Market Requirements
JULY 12-13, 2018 | ARLINGTON, VA | HYATT CENTRIC ARLINGTON

EU IVDR TRANSITION AND IMPLEMENTATION WORKSHOP INTENSIVE

Interpreting & Implementing Changes to Conformity Assessments in-line with IVDR Reclassification Requirements, Current Status of NB Re-designation and IVD Certification Process, Methodologies for Gap Analysis of Technical Files & Documentation, and Fundamentals of Post-Market Surveillance & Vigilance Under the IVDR
JULY 13, 2018 | ARLINGTON, VA | HYATT CENTRIC ARLINGTON

3RD ANNUAL MEDICAL DEVICE CYBERSECURITY RISK MITIGATION CONFERENCE

Proactive Integration of Cybersecurity Measures throughout the Medical Device Lifecycle Deploying a Robust Cybersecurity Compliance Strategy to Meet FDA Expectations Engaging with HDOs to Optimize Cybersecurity in the Hospital Environment
JULY 16-17, 2018 | ARLINGTON, VA | KEY BRIDGE MARRIOTT

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CONFERENCES 

The Q1 conference platform is designed to provide our attendees a high-level educational experience, with an emphasis on shared learning and peer-to-peer networking. Our unique format includes case study presentations, small group discussions, live audience polling, and Q&A sessions. Our speakers and panelists represent the leading minds in their industry including accomplished executives, legal professionals, regulatory officials, and innovative thought leaders.

WEBINARS

In order to continue the learning and networking opportunities surrounding our executive conference and forum programs, Q1 hosts webinars throughout the year to provide updates and critical learning opportunities for the industry.

FORUMS

Enjoy all the educational benefits of our conferences, with the added bonus of enhanced networking opportunities through scheduled networking meetings with industry professionals. Our forums attract C-Suite and VP level executives interested in sharing common challenges and concerns through peer-to-peer exchanges.

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Q1 Consulting

Q1 Consulting helps food and beverage manufacturers, casual dining and quick-service restaurant chains to develop well-informed strategies and make the best decisions, thanks to peerless operator and consumer research, insights and expert analysis.

Recruitment Services

Whether you need to fill an entry level or C- level position, let us recruit top talent for you. Our team offers recruitment services for the life sciences industry including: pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostic, and medical device clients.

List Rentals

Having worked with thousands of conference participants and research contacts over the better part of the past decade, and with a dedicated in-house database management team, Q1 is in an ideal position for list-rental or purchasing agreements.

How The VA Is Improving Cybersecurity

It’s no surprise that organizations across industries are taking measures to ensure top medical device cybersecurity for their clients, customers and products. Government entities are certainly no strangers to this process. The Department of Veterans Affairs recently...

Impact of EU MDR on Notified Bodies

As medical device companies are beginning to transition towards the EU Medical Device Regulation standards, there is no denying that Notified Bodies are also making strides to meet the May 2020 deadline. According to a recent article, the new regulations include...

Understanding the FDA Cybersecurity Go-Team

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently unveiled the Medical Device Safety Action Plan: Protecting Patients, Promoting Public Health, a comprehensive plan with the goal of assessing processes and procedures in order to enhance medical device security in an ever-evolving technological landscape.

From On-Screen To Real Life

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a new medical device safety action plan that contains five focus areas that aim to improve the quality of real-world evidence, improve post-market surveillance, spur innovation around safer devices, advance cybersecurity initiatives and reorganize the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).

Being Local Isn’t Enough

The problem consumers experience when buying local, she explains, is the lack of already cooked and prepared foods. In today’s fast-paced world, not everybody has time to cook a full meal every day.

Find What Works For You

Technology is always changing. From new cell phones that help you connect to rockets that go out in to the universe. Technology empowers people to be innovative and create the best results. Stability testing is no different

Importance of Patient Centric Communication

In the healthcare industry, everything revolves around the patient. Hospitals are designed with patient care in mind. Medical professionals are focused on giving their patients the best treatment. Medical communication shouldn’t be any different.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supplier

As medical devices become increasingly complex, the need for reliable, compliant, and cost-efficient supplier partners is of great importance to strategic sourcing and direct procurement executives.

Top Challenges in Strategic Sourcing and How to Combat Them

The ultimate goal of those involved in sourcing and procurement is to procure components for the best value possible.

Data Integrity While Building Stability Testing Program

Many industries require discretion and integrity. Stability testing is no different. One of the hottest topics in the stability industry is data integrity. Although this is not a new concept, new guidances have been put in place from the FDA. Data integrity is the...

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