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Press Release | March 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Biden administration’s announcement today of its plan to expand COVID-19 testing in our nation’s K-8 schools, AdvaMed — the world’s largest trade association representing medical technology companies — released the following statements from AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker and Susan Van Meter, executive director of AdvaMedDx, the division within AdvaMed that represents diagnostic testing companies:

Press Release | March 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AdvaMed, the world’s largest trade organization representing medical technology companies, released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker:

Press Release | March 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from Pat Fogarty, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, and Director, Civil Justice Policy regarding today’s decision from the New Jersey Appellate Division’s decision to remand the McGinnis case for a new trial preceded by Rule 104 hearing on the 510(k) clearance evidence. 

Press Release | March 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The CEO of the world’s largest medical technology trade association (AdvaMed) and the CEO of Georgia Bio, a trade association representing life sciences companies in Georgia, have teamed up to challenge misleading information that has been propagated by the media about the safety and use of ethylene oxide (EtO) — a chemical which is used to sterilize 20 billion medical devices annually in the U.S. and for which there is no alternative.

Press Release | February 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AdvaMed Accel, the division within AdvaMed dedicated to addressing the unique needs of small and start-up medical technology manufacturers, announced that Todd M. Pope, President and CEO of WellAir, has been named chair of the Accel Board of Directors for a two-year term.

Press Release | February 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the world’s largest trade association for medical technology and supply companies, announced that today Abiomed Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Michael R. Minogue was elected Chairman of the AdvaMed Board of Directors for a two-year term, effective today. AdvaMed is also announcing that it will host a virtual press conference with reporters on Thursday, March 11, at noon Eastern to introduce Chairman Minogue and AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker’s priorities for the association and industry going forward.

Press Release | February 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AdvaMedDx, the division within AdvaMed representing manufacturers of in vitro diagnostic tests, foundational to the delivery of quality health care, announced that Norman Schwartz, President & CEO of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. and founding Board member of AdvaMedDx, has been named chair of the AdvaMedDx Board of Directors for a two-year term.

Press Release | February 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AdvaMed, the world’s largest trade organization representing medical technology companies, released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on President Biden’s nomination of Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services:

Press Release | February 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the world’s largest trade association representing medical technology companies, announced this week that it has entered into a formal relationship, through a memorandum of understanding (MOU), with MECOMED, the medical devices, imaging, and diagnostics trade association in the Middle East and Africa. The MOU will facilitate collaboration and information-sharing between the two organizations, increasing AdvaMed and MECOMED’s ability to influence global medtech policy to the benefit of patients worldwide. AdvaMed CEO and President Scott Whitaker and MECOMED Chairman Rami Rajab hosted a signing ceremony yesterday, joined by Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf, UAE U.S. Embassy.

Press Release | February 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)—the world’s largest trade association for medical technology and diagnostics companies in the world—released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on today’s announcement by the Biden Administration of its plan to expand diagnostic testing:

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