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We thank our member companies for their continued support to mobilize for healthcare workers on the frontlines. Learn more about how the industry has come together in the fight against COVID-19.

Advancing health care to improve patients’ lives. 

Medical technology manufacturers strive to innovate and develop the best tools to diagnose and treat patients. Discover the true impact of our industry.

MedTech’s Impact

Millions of patients’ lives are improved every day because of advancements in medical technology.


Cut heart disease fatalities by 59%


Days spent in hospitals cut in half


4,000+ diagnostic tests available today


2 million U.S. jobs

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Small Business

SBIR/STTR Information Guides

These guides are for companies interested in non-dilutive funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

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Diagnostics / Government Affairs & Legislative

VALID Act Sample Letter to Congress

Participate in this letter writing campaign to further ongoing advocacy efforts to improve and advance The VALID Act, comprehensive diagnostics regulatory reform legislation.

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Payment & Reimbursement

Are Medical Devices Cost-Effective?

Medical devices can offer important therapeutic advances but, as for any medical interventions, there are questions about their costs and benefits.

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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 manufacturers, AdvaMed Accel works to ensure the voice of small pioneering and entrepreneurial companies is heard by policymakers.

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Center for Digital Health

AdvaMed’s Center for Digital Health 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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Medical Device Submissions Workshops

510(k) and De Novo Submissions Workshop: February 8-10, 2022
IDE Submissions Workshop: February 15-16, 2022
PMA Submissions Workshop: March 1-3, 2022

Become an AdvaMed Member

Join over 400 medical device manufacturers as a member of one of the most effective trade associations in Washington, D.C.