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Press Release | June 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today released the following statement from Susan Van Meter, executive director of AdvaMedDx, in response to comments on COVID-19 serology/antibody testing at today’s hearing by the Economic & Consumer Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight & Reform:

Press Release | May 28, 2020

Recent nationwide polling data shows 75% of Americans are ready to visit the doctor’s office again. Guidance released last week by AdvaMed, AORN, AHA “an important step” to resuming critical medical procedures .

Press Release | May 27, 2020

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MVPvets, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies, announced the appointment of new Chairman of its Board of Directors, Capt. Derek Herrera, USMC (Ret.). Herrera has been actively involved as an MVPvets board member since early 2019. He succeeds outgoing Chairman Michael R. Minogue, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiomed, who has provided leadership as the co-founder of MVPvets since 2012 and will continue to serve as a board member.

Press Release | May 19, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the American Hospital Association (AHA) today released “Re-entry Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Medical Device Representatives.” As health care professionals and organizations consider when and how to safely resume elective surgeries paused during the COVID-19 pandemic, this guidance adds principles and considerations to support the vital collaboration between health care personnel and medical device representatives.

Press Release | May 8, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced availability of a newly created “Code of Ethics Compliance Guidance Related to the COVID-19 Response.”

Press Release | May 5, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced today that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) to facilitate collaboration between the two organizations.

Press Release | May 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the medical technology industry’s multi-front battle to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, today the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced the launch of a new platform ( to connect ventilator companies with component suppliers to help quickly scale production and distribution of these vital devices.

Press Release | April 29, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Association (AdvaMed) requested the United States Trade Representative (USTR) provide additional tariff exclusions for medical devices, components and supplies coming from China needed in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Press Release | April 27, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has joined with several groups representing medical professionals, advocacy groups, international societies and the health care industry to form The Global Coalition for Radiotherapy (TGCR) to ensure cancer patients have access to this vital therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.  

Press Release | April 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today thanked Congress and the President for working together to pass the latest COVID-19 stimulus package, which will provide additional relief for smaller medical technology companies and a significant boost to the nation’s testing capabilities.