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Blog Post | January 18, 2019
The Washington Post recently published an opinion piece by critic Jeanne Lenzer and a colleague which contained misleading and inaccurate claims regarding the safety of medical devices and FDA’s oversight of these products. I want to set the record straight so that patients can have confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the medical devices they depend on to live longer, healthier, more productive lives.
Press Release | January 9, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an update of its longstanding Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) in the U.S.
Statement | December 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker following the passage of H.R. 88, as amended, by the U.S. House of Representatives: 

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Industry News

Philips
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced Azurion with FlexArm, to set a new standard for patient imaging and positioning flexibility for image-guided procedures.  During increasingly complex interventions, clinicians need to quickly and easily visualize critical anatomy and identify changes to the patient during the procedure. Azurion with FlexArm includes a set of innovations that makes it easier for the clinician...
RTI Surgical®
ALACHUA, Fla., – RTI Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, and Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leader in motion preservation and non-fusion spinal implant technology, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby RTI will acquire all outstanding equity interest of Paradigm Spine in a cash and stock transaction valued at up to $300 million, consisting of $150 million at closing plus potential future milestone payments. RTI believes this transaction...
Med-Tech Innovation News
The report, from a coalition of stakeholders including leaders from patient groups, academia, government and the private sector, makes several recommendations in an attempt to improve and expand access to advanced radiotherapy services in the UK.
PR Newswire
SAN DIEGO, CA ., Aug. 23, 2018 - Dthera™ Sciences, the leading digital therapeutic company focusing on the elderly and individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation to the Company's development-stage product, DTHR-ALZ.
Stat News
If your health care is covered by Medicare, like more than 55 million of your fellow Americans, where you live partly determines what Medicare will pay for. The process for deciding what items and services are covered from region to region needs reform.

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