• New Medical Device User Fee Agreement Sets the Stage For Continued Progress in FDA Performance

    By: Press Release | August 23, 2016

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), and Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with FDA to reauthorize the Medical Device User Fee Act, building on the progress from the 2012 user fee agreement to further improve the agency’s device review process while maintaining its robust standards for patient safety.

  • MedTech Associations Recognize Sen. Hatch for Leadership in MedTech Innovation

    By: Press Release | August 11, 2016

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and BioUtah today presented Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) an award for his leadership in supporting and advancing medical technology innovation and patient access to care in the United States.

  • AdvaMed/Xining Host 2016 Healthcare Industry Globalization and Development Forum

    By: Press Release | August 3, 2016

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Xining Municipal People’s Government concluded a successful three-day Healthcare Industry Globalization and Development Forum in Sofitel Xining. 

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