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Press Release | August 4, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that total U.S. shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests reached approximately 100 million, as of July 25, based on the latest data from the association’s national testing registry. 
Press Release | August 3, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To ensure production of vital medical devices and diagnostic tests during this critical time and to help prevent future supply chain issues, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced that it is expanding the VentConnect platform. The new MedDeviceNetwork platform (MedDeviceNetwork.org) will move beyond ventilators to include other complex medical technologies America’s patients and caregivers need in the continuing fight against COVID-19 and other future health care emergencies. 
Blog Post | July 29, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An op-ed authored by AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker was published today in Morning Consult on the importance of COVID-19 diagnostic testing and the role AdvaMed’s new national testing supply registry will play in helping the federal and state governments create and manage COVID-19 diagnostic testing strategies.

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Industry News

Denver, Colo., June 11, 2020 — The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) today announced survey results of more than 1000 surgical nurse leaders in the United States regarding how their facilities are managing the resumption of elective surgeries. The survey results are intended to help medical device manufacturers understand their customers’ pace and product needs as ORs ramp up their efforts to return to full surgical volume. With this information, industry can plan their...
SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MVPvets, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies, announced the appointment of new Chairman of its Board of Directors, Capt. Derek Herrera, USMC (Ret.). Herrera has been actively involved as an MVPvets board member since early 2019. He succeeds outgoing Chairman Michael R. Minogue, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiomed, who has...
BOTHELL, Wash., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced Rich Fabian, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, was appointed to the board of The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), a Washington D.C.-based trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.
Martinez, CA, USA – March 26, 2020 – Treatment of COVID-19 with ExThera’s Seraph®100 Microbind® Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has begun in hospitals in Germany and Italy. Seraph 100 treatments of COVID-19 are also expected to begin soon in France and the USA. Seraph 100 is the only ‘hemoperfusion device’ approved for the reduction of pathogens in blood. In recent EU clinical cases improved lung function and rapid reduction of drug-resistant bacterial pathogens occurred with Seraph 100...
HAYWARD, Calif.--RefleXion Medical, a therapeutic oncology company pioneering the use of biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT)* to treat all stages of cancer today announced it has received marketing clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for its RefleXion™ X1 machine. “We are at the forefront of an enormous change in expanding the use of radiotherapy from a...

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August 3, 2020 - 3:05pm
Daily molecular test runs continue to grow rapidly, increasing by ~30% since June and reaching a peak of about 775,… https://t.co/9STVYFmGeX
August 3, 2020 - 10:57am
What’s the latest data on diagnostic testing? Stay informed with AdvaMed’s new national testing registry.… https://t.co/hvlCXviKWh