The Life Sciences Report: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) affects medtech both directly and indirectly. From that perspective, is the ACA an obvious obstacle to growth right now? Or is there potential upside from increased volumes of procedures?
William Plovanic: I would not expect the Affordable Care Act to bring incremental patients into the mix. I don’t think any investors or device company executives believe this will be a benefit to device companies in general—or at all. It’s a revenue stream for the government, and companies aren’t going to … [visit site to read more]