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Press Release | February 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today unveiled a newly repurposed platform to help device manufacturers locate and partner with thousands of component part manufacturers and sellers, should they need them during the COVID pandemic. The move is designed to support the Administration’s efforts to build upon the medtech industry’s mobilization in 2020 to manufacture, deliver, and administer crucial supplies and tests for COVID-19. This revamped platform – the Med Device Network – will support manufacturing and delivery of the 12 critical medical supplies identified in the Biden Administration’s National COVID Plan, and help to close any potential supply gaps as quickly as possible without market-disrupting actions.

Press Release | February 1, 2021

New Delhi, 1st February 2021: Today, The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) – the largest trade association for medical technology and supply companies in the world – commended the Honorable Finance Minister and the Government of India for moving to increase the health sector budget to 2,23,846 crore, a 137% increase over the previous year. AdvaMed Vice President of Global Strategy and Analysis Abby Pratt released the following statement:

Press Release | February 1, 2021

WASHINGTON – AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker released the following statement on today’s announcement by the European Union that COVID-19 vaccines covered by an Advanced Purchase Agreement (APA) require in many instances prior authorization before they can be exported outside of the European Union: 

Press Release | January 26, 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 yesterday’s oral arguments in front of the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division in the case of McGinnis v  C.R. Bard:

Press Release | January 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker sent a letter to President Biden affirming the industry’s support of the administration’s national COVID-19 strategy and sharing the industry’s perspective on invocation and use of the Defense Production Act (DPA).

Press Release | January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker released the following statement:

Press Release | January 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker released the following statement about AdvaMed’s participation on the HHS Vaccine Consultation Panel.

Press Release | January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker commended CMS on the rule the agency released today establishing a new coverage pathway – MCIT – for breakthrough medical technologies:

Press Release | January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today named DeChane Dorsey the new Executive Director of AdvaMed Accel, the division within AdvaMed dedicated to the needs of small and start-up medical technology manufacturers. DeChane was previously AdvaMed’s Vice President of Payment and Health Care Delivery Policy, a role she has held since 2006.

Press Release | January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a statement today from AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker, the world’s largest trade association representing medical technology companies and manufacturers praised California Gov. Gavin Newsom for unveiling a budget proposal that calls for expanding Medi-Cal coverage of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) by $12 million.

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