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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.  

Press Release | April 16, 2020

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

Press Release | April 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Several prominent medical technology company executives have been named to the White House task force designated by President Trump to provide recommendations on how best to safely reopen the U.S. economy in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Press Release | April 10, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on STERIS’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from FDA for certain V-PRO® Low Temperature Sterilization Systems to allow health care providers to decontaminate N95 respirators on site: