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Press Release | February 5, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that Amanda Walsh has joined the association as its associate vice president for government affairs. “We’re thrilled to have Amanda join the AdvaMed team and... Read More
Press Release | January 29, 2019
Washington, D.C. – A medical technology and health IT task force of medical device manufacturers, trade associations, FDA representatives and other health industry stakeholders – operating as part of the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC... Read More
Press Release | January 24, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The medical technology community is already feeling the effects of the partial government shutdown. Under current law, FDA cannot review new fee-paying medical device applications for market clearance, and, as a result, the... Read More
Press Release | January 9, 2019
Refresh of U.S. Industry Code Will Be Effective in 2020 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... Read More
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:  “The medical device... Read More
Statement | December 13, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker following the recent signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): "AdvaMed applauds... Read More
Statement | December 10, 2018
Washington, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker as the House Ways and Means Committee released legislation that includes an extension of the moratorium on... Read More
Press Release | December 5, 2018
Washington, D.C. – More than 140 patient advocacy, disability, research, community, and health care industry organizations are calling on Congress to permanently repeal the medical device tax before the end of this year. In a joint letter to the... Read More
Press Release | December 3, 2018
Washington, D.C. – MedTech R&D leaders are adopting a variety of strategies to navigate the changing U.S. health care ecosystem, according to a new study from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and the Advanced Medical Technology... Read More
Statement | November 28, 2018
Washington, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on FDA’s 510(k) predicate modernization initiative:  “Medical technology innovation is a dynamic and ever-... Read More

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