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Mark E. Brager
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mbrager@advamed.org
June 13, 2018

AdvaMed Statement on FDA Medical Device Communications Guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on FDA's release of final guidance on medical device communications:  
 
"AdvaMed commends FDA's recently issued final guidance on communications between medical technology companies and payers. 
 
"We have long supported medical device communications that are truthful, accurate, scientifically sound and support the overall public health. The guidances released today support these goals by providing much needed clarity regarding the appropriate sharing of medical device information with payers and other health care entities. We believe such communications are critical to support continued advances in medical technology and high quality, optimal care for patients. 
 
"We thank FDA Commissioner Gottlieb and CDRH Director Shuren for their leadership on this issue."