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Press Release | October 14, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced the launch of its Center for Digital Health, a new advocacy platform designed to advance digital health and the contributions of the medical technology industry to data-driven health care.
Press Release | October 9, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on the Department of Health and Human Services’ issuance of a proposed rule adding new safe harbors and modernizing existing safe harbors in the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), and on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s) issuance of a proposed rule modernizing the Stark Law, to support value-based health care:
Press Release | October 3, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, President and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), released the following statement on today’s Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare For Our Nation’s Seniors:

Events

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October 22, 2019 to October 23, 2019
| Arlington, VA
View and download the full agenda here Whether you have recently taken on compliance responsibilities, are about to set up a new compliance structure, are in the midst of revamping your existing... Read More
October
22
October 22, 2019 | Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro Area, MN
This interactive workshop will equip you and your team to assess the value of your technology using AdvaMed’s Value Framework – especially as it relates to getting coverage and reimbursement. The... Read More
October
23
October 23, 2019 to October 24, 2019
| Minneapolis, MN
This workshop will provide participants with a road-map and practical applications to successfully navigate the many potential reimbursement pitfalls. After an overview of current reimbursement... Read More
October
23
October 23, 2019 to October 24, 2019
| Arlington, VA
View and download the agenda If you manage health care compliance in a medical device company, you know the complex nature of your work, and that absolute issue resolutions can be elusive. This... Read More
October
24
October 24, 2019 to October 25, 2019
| Minneapolis, MN
This workshop will provide participants with a road-map and practical applications to successfully navigate the many potential reimbursement pitfalls. After an overview of current reimbursement... Read More

Industry News

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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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