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Mark E. Brager
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January 24, 2018

AdvaMed Congratulates Alex Azar on Confirmation as HHS Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker following confirmation of Alex Azar as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“AdvaMed and the entire medical technology industry congratulate Alex Azar on his confirmation as Secretary of HHS. He has demonstrated his depth of knowledge on a wide range of crucial health care issues facing the country and his willingness to address these challenges head on.

“Alex has a well-earned reputation for effective and thoughtful leadership – something I can attest to from our time together at HHS – and his experience in both the private and public sectors will serve him well managing the department’s complex bureaucracy.

“We look forward to working with Alex in developing innovative solutions to the nation’s health care challenges for the benefit of patients everywhere.”