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 Seminar Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Seminar
Data Privacy Seminar -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Commerce, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Information Services, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Waltham, MA, United States 03/25/2013 - 03/25/2013
Event Summary:
Do you have questions about data privacy or Safe Harbor regulations? Join us get your questions answered by the experts! This seminar will feature several data privacy experts from the International Trade Administration (ITA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, including: Keynote: Cameron Kerry, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce, on protecting privacy and preserving the free flow of data with the EU. Caitlin Fennessy, Business and Industry Analyst, Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce from ITA, will talk about implementation and next steps for the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules System Christopher Hoff, Safe Harbor Administrator from ITA, will provide an overview of the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks

Contacts:
Melissa Branzburg, Boston
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 617-565-4309
Melissa.Branzburg@trade.gov
Christopher Hoff, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3120
Christopher.Hoff@trade.gov
James Paul, Boston
USEAC Director
Phone: 617-565-4304
James.Paul@trade.gov