Thursday, September 16, 2021

Center for Medical Technology Policy to Close

 In a listserve marked, Update / For Immediate Release, the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMPT) announces it will be closing in the near future.   

The change was announced by Donna Messner, PhD, the President and CEO of CMTP.  Advances in medical technology policy was a rarefied space 10-20 years ago, but now is "an active and vibrant space," including the federal PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institue), ICER (a high-visibility health outcomes institute), and others.  Messner holds a PhD in science and technology studies.

CMTP was founded by Dr. Sean Tunis 12 years ago.  Tunis had been Chief Medical Officer of CMS (2000-2005).   Tunis  has been a thought leader in evidence-based medicine and a prolific author (PubMed).

Find the CMTP website here.