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Press Release | April 26, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker following introduction in the U.S. House of legislation (HR. 2144) designed to streamline the review process for medical device accessories:
Press Release | April 6, 2017
Washington, D.C. – AdvaMedDx today announced that Hologic Chief Operating Officer Eric Compton has been named chairman of the AdvaMedDx Board of Directors for a two-year term.
Press Release | April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from Chief Advocacy Officer JC Scott following introduction in the U.S. Senate of legislation (S. 787) designed to expand Medicare beneficiary access to telehealth and remote monitoring services:

Events

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May 3, 2017 to May 4, 2017
| Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Jointly organised by MedTech Europe and AdvaMed, the GMTCC is the only global medtech compliance conference, designed by industry for industry.  The conference will address how the major shift to... Read More
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May 11, 2017 | Washington, DC
During this one day intensive and interactive workshop, attendees will learn and get advice directly from top female leaders from across medtech.  Across the day, attendees will analyze their image... Read More

Industry News

RealClear Health
Often undiagnosed, an estimated two to six million people in the United States have a serious heart condition called atrial fibrillation, or AFib. As those living with the disease know, complications from the irregular heartbeat caused by the AFib can be potentially devastating: The average person with AFib is five times more likely to suffer a stroke than someone with a regular heartbeat. Fortunately, there is innovative medical technology available today poised to make a real difference in...
Legal Backgrounder
When a doctor implants a medical device, he or she often requests the presence of a representative of the device manufacturer (a “rep”) in the operating room. Some observers are critical of this practice, demanding thatreps be barred from the O.R. At the same time,some lawyersthink repsin the O.R.should be subject to liability in the court system. This Legal Backgrounder explains why reps often play an important, if limited, role in the O.R., and why that role should not expose reps to lawsuits
Business Wire
ALung Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) technologies for treating patients with acute respiratory failure, announced today the closing of a $36 million Series C financing, including existing convertible notes. The round was led by Philips and UPMC, through its innovation and commercialization arm UPMC Enterprises, with other new and existing investors participating. The funding will support a planned US-based pivotal trial for...
Washington Examiner
Imagine for a moment that you are one of the approximately 44 million women in the U.S. affected by cardiovascular disease, or one of the 24 million with osteoarthritis. You'd want access to the most advanced and effective care. Oftentimes, your doctor would recommend a medical technology or device as an essential component of your treatment – placing a stent in a blocked artery or replacing your knee or hip with a new artificial one, for example. ​​​​​​
Fox Business
Mar. 09, 2017 - AdvaMed CEO Scott Whitaker discusses the impact of the medical device tax on business.​​​​​​

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