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Press Release | September 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that total U.S. shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests have reached more than 150 million, based on the latest data from the association’s COVID-19 testing supply registry.

Press Release | September 14, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Week 2 of The Virtual MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, brings an additional slate of on-demand content as the premier meeting of the medical technology community continues its tradition of world-class educational programming.

Press Release | September 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Virtual MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed, kicks off its first week of on-demand content with a slate of informative sessions providing something for everyone in the medical technology community.

Press Release | August 31, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following today’s issuance by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of a proposed rule on Medicare coverage of innovative technologies, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statements from President and CEO Scott Whitaker and other medtech industry leaders commending the agency’s action:

Press Release | August 20, 2020

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

Press Release | August 5, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today issued the following statement from Ashley Wittorf, Executive Director, AdvaMed Accel & Global Head, Investor Relations, on bipartisan legislation (HR 7917) introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives which will provide economic relief to small medtech companies impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic:

Press Release | August 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that total U.S. shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests reached approximately 100 million, as of July 25, based on the latest data from the association’s national testing registry. 

Press Release | August 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To ensure production of vital medical devices and diagnostic tests during this critical time and to help prevent future supply chain issues, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced that it is expanding the VentConnect platform. The new MedDeviceNetwork platform (MedDeviceNetwork.org) will move beyond ventilators to include other complex medical technologies America’s patients and caregivers need in the continuing fight against COVID-19 and other future health care emergencies. 

Press Release | July 28, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests reached one million per day for the week ending July 24, based on the latest data from the association's National Testing Registry.

Press Release | July 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In its latest action to help ensure the widespread availability of testing to detect and contain the coronavirus, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced the creation of a comprehensive, national COVID-19 diagnostic supply registry to help state and federal governments in their pandemic responses. The national registry is being launched in partnership with 13 commercial diagnostics manufacturers: Abbott, BD, bioMérieux, Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Cepheid, Hologic, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, QIAGEN, Roche Diagnostics, Sekisui Diagnostics, Siemens Healthineers, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.  

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