Health Technologies

Welcome to the International Healthcare Technologies webpage.

Healthcare is a steadily growing industry with an approximate value of $117.4 billion exported from the U.S. in 2011, which has risen almost 26% since 2007. With the recent rapid growth of emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China there exists a tremendous opportunity for U.S. companies to successfully expand into the international arena.

The Healthcare Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. health industry, expanding its market access, and increasing exports. It accomplishes this through a variety of resources and services for U.S. companies such as Webinars, Gold Key and Platinum Key Services. The team, comprised of trade specialists from throughout the U.S. and from U.S. Embassies around the world, provides:

Market Intelligence

In-Depth Market Data and Statistics

Trade Counseling

Creating Market Entry Strategies

Business Matchmaking

Identifying and Evaluating potential partners

Regulations and Customs Navigation

Documentation Assistance

In addition to our many services, the Healthcare Team specializes in using both Domestic and International Trade Shows as turnkey events to help foster new business relationships and expand the international presence of U.S. firms by attracting country experts and international buyers.


Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Webinar Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Webinar
Data Privacy Webinar -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Computer Services, Electronic Commerce, Financial Services, General Services, Health Care Services, Telecommunications Services
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Location/Date: San Jose, CA, United States 12/05/2012 - 12/05/2012
Event Summary:
Do you have questions about data privacy or Safe Harbor regulations? Join us get your questions answered by the experts! This webinar will feature several data privacy experts from the International Trade Administration (ITA) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, including: Aaron Burstein, Policy Advisor from NTIA, will outline the Administration's Privacy Blueprint and the Administration's strategy for promoting international interoperability Josh Harris, Associate Director from ITA, will talk about implementation and next steps for the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules System David Ritchie and Christopher Hoff, Safe Harbor Co-Administrators from ITA, will provide an overview of the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks Lothar Determann, Data Privacy Expert with Baker & McKenzie, will discuss the Patriot Act and other important privacy issues

Contacts:
Charles Defranchi, Paris
Commercial Specialist
Phone: [33] (0)1 43 12 71 63
Charles.Defranchi@trade.gov
Jennifer Gothard,
Commercial Officer
Phone: 415-705-2282
Jennifer.Gothard@trade.gov
Christopher Hoff, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3120
Christopher.Hoff@trade.gov
Krysten Jenci, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
Supervisory International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0551
Krysten.Jenci@trade.gov
Aileen Nandi, San Salvador
Regional Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +503 2501 3070
aileen.nandi@trade.gov
David Ritchie, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4936
David.Ritchie@trade.gov