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Press Release | October 19, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today bestowed the fourth annual AdvaMed Lifetime Achievement Award to Boston Scientific co-founders John Abele and Pete Nicholas, for their work in helping to build one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers and for their pioneering work in promoting minimally-invasive medical technologies.

Press Release | October 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), and Andy Fish, executive director of AdvaMedDx, today jointly issued the following statement on the Final Report of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force:

Press Release | October 17, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced the launch of the AdvaMed Purchasing Group (APG), a new benefit offering its members a world-class collection of products and services with the goal of leveraging collective purchasing power to support member companies’ growth and success.


October 26, 2016 to October 27, 2016
| Washington, DC

Effective navigation of the FDA application process requires an approach that is both thoughtful and strategic. This workshop is designed to prepare you for the development and execution of... Read More

October to November
October 31, 2016 to November 1, 2016
| Washington, DC

FDA and industry experts are coming together to teach you the basics of 510(k) submissions.

Agenda topics include:

  • FDA’s updates to the 510(k) process
  • Different types... Read More

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