Decision in Lawsuit Allowing Medical Device DMCA Exemption Reversed in Appeals Court

On June 7, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals issued a decision reversing the U.S. District Court dismissal of the challenge by MITA and AdvaMed to the Librarian of Congress’ granting of an exemption from the Digital Millenium Copyright Act’s (“DMCA”) anti-circumvention provision pertaining to medical device manuals. Two independent medical device servicers had sought [...]

FDA Says Sharing Device Manuals With ISOs Does Not Create Cybersecurity Concerns

A little-known rulemaking proceeding is underway at the U.S. Copyright Office which, depending upon the outcome, may have profoundly favorable implications for the use by servicers of electronic medical device equipment manuals. Every three years under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), the Librarian of Congress, upon receipt of the recommendation of the Register of [...]

By |2021-09-07T17:35:30+00:00September 7th, 2021|Business, Government, Governments, Healthcare, Imaging, Legal Advice, Reform, Regulatory, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on FDA Says Sharing Device Manuals With ISOs Does Not Create Cybersecurity Concerns

Third-party Maintenance Providers: An Unfulfilled Potential for Patients and Paymasters

Diagnostic Medical Imaging (DI) is part of the broader market of “medical devices”. It has revolutionised healthcare over the years by enabling doctors, specifically radiologists, to diagnose diseases early, and with certainty. Equipment is typically divided into complex high-end machines such as CT and MRI scanners, and technically simpler devices such as ultrasound scanners. These [...]

By |2017-07-19T06:28:04+00:00July 19th, 2017|Business, Medical, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Third-party Maintenance Providers: An Unfulfilled Potential for Patients and Paymasters

Press Release

SOURCE: IAMERS (International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers) 85 Edgemont Place Teaneck, NJ 07666 CONTACT: Diana Upton 201-357-5400 For Immediate Release IAMERS PRESIDENT CALLS FOR RELAXATION OF AFRICAN TRADE BARRIERS TO PERMIT INCREASED U.S. EXPORTS OF PRE-OWNED MEDICAL IMAGING EQUIPMENT (Washington, D.C.) IAMERS President and Executive Director Diana Upton applauded the recent efforts of [...]

By |2014-08-13T13:33:08+00:00August 13th, 2014|Business, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Press Release

Press Release

SOURCE: IAMERS (International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers)   85 Edgemont Place Teaneck, NJ 07666 CONTACT: Diana Upton +1.201.357.5400 For Immediate Release 10th Annual IAMERS European Meeting to Discuss Opening New Markets for Pre-Owned Imaging Devices (Berlin, Germany)  International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers (IAMERS) will open its’ 10th Annual Meeting in [...]

By |2014-08-13T13:30:14+00:00August 13th, 2014|Business, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Press Release

Press Release

SOURCE: IAMERS (International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers) 85 Edgemont Place Teaneck, NJ 07666 CONTACT: Diana Upton 201-357-5400 For Immediate Release Senator Tammy Baldwin Opens the 21st Annual IAMERS Meeting (Washington, D.C.)  IAMERS, (International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers) opened its’ 21st Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. with the presence of [...]

By |2014-08-13T13:26:06+00:00August 13th, 2014|Business, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Press Release

Featured IAMERS Member | NFS Leasing, INC.

How can we support your sales objectives? Why do we consider ourselves to be a different kind of leasing company? What is NFS Leasing’s unique niche? How can we best meet your needs and help you market refurbished and remanufactured systems and services to your clients? How can we partner with you to create a [...]

By |2014-06-09T14:53:23+00:00June 9th, 2014|Business, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Featured IAMERS Member | NFS Leasing, INC.

Vitame Vas Do Praha!

This year is IAMERS’ 20 year anniversary. In Prague we’ll be continuing the celebration of our anniversary welcoming our next 20 years. Today we are the only trade association in the world representing vendors of pre-owned medical imaging equipment and services. These past 20 years were filled with marketplace changes and challenges for our members and [...]

By |2013-06-16T20:21:00+00:00June 16th, 2013|Conference, Used Medical Equipment|Comments Off on Vitame Vas Do Praha!

Global Market Regulatory and Competitive Climate Overview for Refurbished/Remanufactured Medical Devices

At least one respected commentator has predicted that the global market for refurbished medical equipment will be worth $8.45 Billion by 2017. This market will include diagnostic imaging equipment, surgical devices, ra diation oncology equipment and biotechnical equipment. While the definitions of 'refurbishing' and 'remanufacturing' are very much the subject of debate, industry players typically concede that these [...]

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