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Code of Ethics

  • The AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals ("The AdvaMed Code" ) facilitates ethical interactions between MedTech companies and health care professionals to ensure that medical decisions are based on the best interests of the patient.

  • The Certification Program is open to AdvaMed member and non-member companies, including manufacturers and distributors of medical devices. The certification requires the signatures of both the CEO and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), attesting that their company has adopted the AdvaMed Code and implemented an appropriately tailored effective compliance program.

  • The AdvaMed Board Ethics and Health Care Compliance Committee leads AdvaMed's ethics and health care compliance initiatives, including advocacy for federal physician payment sunshine legislation and stewardship of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals.

  • Any company that has certified to the AdvaMed Code of Ethics may participate in the Logo Supporters Program and display the Code of Ethics Logo on print or electronic media to represent their commitment to effective compliance programming and ethical interactions with health care providers.

  • Companies Certifying to the AdvaMed Code are listed here, along with access to their compliance department contacts. Medtech companies that have certified to the AdvaMed Code support ethical collaborations between medtech manufacturers and health care providers, which are essential to advancing new technologies that benefit patients.  It is by driving ethical collaborations that we help protect patients.

  • The AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals in China ("China Code") facilitates ethical interactions between MedTech companies and health care professionals in the People's Republic of China to help ensure that medical decisions are based on the best interests of the patient.