AdvaMed advocates for patient access to safe, effective, and innovative technologies that save and improve lives.

Medtech’s Impact

Millions of patients’ lives are improved every day because of advancements in medical technology. Medical technology companies strive to innovate and develop the best tools to diagnose and treat patients. Discover the true impact of our industry.

59%

Cut heart disease fatalities by 59%

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Days spent in hospitals cut in half

4000+

4,000+ diagnostic tests available today

2M

2 million U.S. jobs

Initiatives

Learn about medtech’s role in treating cardiovascular disease.

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AdvaMed’s Medical Innovation Agenda

AdvaMed is collaborating with leaders and medtech champions from both parties in both houses of the 118th Congress on our top medtech priorities to foster greater medical innovation and expand access to medical technologies.

Latest Research

Our experts are continually conducting new and valuable research for the medtech industry.

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Our Latest Resources

Regulatory Affairs

Artificial Intelligence in Medtech

Artificial intelligence has been in the spotlight recently, but it is not a new concept to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the medtech industry. AI advancements in the…

Regulatory Affairs

Principles for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Technology

This document provides the medical device industry’s foundational principles for artificial intelligence in medical technology. These principles will guide further innovations, policymaking, and regulations in AI-enabled medical technology.

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“As an AdvaMed member, Stryker has benefited tremendously from the access we have to so many resources.”

Kevin Lobo, Chairman and CEO, Stryker
Tracy MacNeal

“We’ve had access to issues and networks in regulatory, health economics and fiscal policy that we would never have had as an independent medical device company.”

Tracy MacNeal, President & CEO, Materna Medical
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“The opportunities to engage, learn and stay informed through membership in AdvaMed is invaluable to us as a start-up organization.”

Martha Shadan, President & CEO, Miach Orthopaedics

For Diagnostics Companies: AdvaMedDx

AdvaMedDx is the world leader in advocating for health care policies that support diagnostic testing through robust innovation, timely regulatory approval, appropriate payer coverage, payment rates commensurate with impact on care, and rapid adoption of new, safe and effective diagnostic tests.

For Emerging and Early-Stage Companies:
AdvaMed Accel

Dedicated to the needs of smaller medical technology companies, AdvaMed Accel works to ensure the voice of small pioneering and entrepreneurial companies is heard by policymakers.

AdvaMed Digital Health Tech

AdvaMed Digital Health Tech promotes the critical role of data and digital medical technologies in improving patient care. The Center provides digital medical technology companies opportunities to explore sector trends, challenges, and opportunities; network with and learn from peers; and shape public policy positions to advance digital medical technology contributions to health care.

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Doctor reviewing a patient's MRI scan

Medical Imaging

AdvaMed’s newest division — Medical Imaging – represents the world’s largest, leading companies that are providing healthcare professionals with the ability to screen, diagnose, treat, and monitor patients by providing accurate, detailed images.

MedtechVets

MedtechVets helps veterans find meaningful employment in the medical technology industry. Sponsored by AdvaMed, this nonprofit bridges the gap for veterans by providing personalized career transition services, mentorship, career development guidance, and industry networking.

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