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Press Release | November 7, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement today from President and CEO Scott Whitaker following release of air testing data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that looked at levels of ethylene oxide (EtO) across the country:
Press Release | November 4, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, President and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement today on CMS’s release of final CY 2020 Medicare payment rules – including the CY 2020 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPP
Press Release | November 1, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued a statement today from President and CEO Scott Whitaker regarding President Trump’s nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn to serve as FDA Commissioner.


November 12, 2019 |
This webinar will cover clinical pathways to support NMPA (CFDA) medical device/IVD regulatory submission or post market surveillance. In addition, the traditional clinical evaluation report which... Read More
November 19, 2019 |
In an industry facing increasing competition, regulations, customer demands and a mandate for innovation, today’s Life Sciences leaders are committed to cultivating a culture of quality that... Read More
December 3, 2019 to December 4, 2019
| Washington, DC
In this workshop, industry experts will provide an in-depth guide on how to secure regulatory approval in China. This unique opportunity will help you better understand China's approval process, from... Read More
January 15, 2020 |
Hundreds of new regulations in the forms of policies, guidelines, standards and announcements are released in in 2019. These updates and changes have impacts not only on new submissions, but also... Read More
February 11, 2020 to February 12, 2020
| 701 Pennsylvania Avenue #800, Washington, DC
How do you implement and measure the effectiveness of a complaint handling system covering a diverse set of possible products and problems? How are complaint files managed across multiple domestic... Read More

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Prime employers for women BD and Medtronic both attended the prestigious MedTech Conference and addressed industry delegates. The conference saw more than 3,300 of the world’s top medical technology executives gather in Boston, USA, for educational programming, valuable networking and business development opportunities. Positioning corporate diversity and inclusion for success BD’s VP of Inclusion & Diversity Johnel Evans joined other executive leaders on a panel discussing positioning...
Eight New York members of Congress are urging House and Senate leadership to address the Affordable Care Act's medical device tax before the end of the year.  The bipartisan group of lawmakers want to repeal or delay the excise tax, which was included in the 2010 health care law as a revenue generator. The 2.3% tax on the sale of medical devices took effect in 2013, but Congress acted in 2015 to impose a two-year moratorium. In 2017, Congress extended the moratorium on the medical device tax...
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TEAMFund ("Transforming Equity and Access for MedTech") -- a novel hybrid organization combining a Non-Profit with a For-Profit Fund investing in medical technology companies that improve patient access in low-resource settings -- today announced the Final Closing of its $30mm Inaugural Fund. The Fund is led by longtime MedTech investor, Yousuf Mazhar and Tim Ring, former Chairman and CEO of C.R. Bard. TEAMFund was the inspiration of Ms. Kathryn Gleason...
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ApiFix Ltd., a leading motion-preservation scoliosis correction company, today announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via a Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) to market the Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction (MID-C) system for the treatment of progressive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). AIS is the most common type of scoliosis with no identifiable cause and affects 2%-3% of children between ages 10 to 21....
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedTech Innovator, the premier nonprofit accelerator in the medical technology industry, today announced the 50 companies selected to participate in the organization’s flagship four-month program, featuring leading-edge device, diagnostic, and digital health technologies from around the world. These best-in-class startups will receive unparalleled visibility and access to leading manufacturers, providers, investors, and other industry stakeholders. “We take great...

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