• AdvaMed Honors Dr. Thomas J. Fogarty with Lifetime Achievement Award

    By: Press Release | October 7, 2015

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today bestowed the third annual AdvaMed Lifetime Achievement Award to internationally renowned cardiovascular surgeon, innovator and entrepreneur Thomas J. Fogarty, MD, inventor of the balloon catheter that is now used in more than 300,000 procedures worldwide each year.

  • AdvaMed Accel Announces Thermatome as Business Plan Competition Winner

    By: Press Release | October 6, 2015

    SAN DIEGO – AdvaMed Accel announced Monday that PROPEL Company Thermatome Corporation has been awarded the Virginia Shimer Rybski Memorial Award, which recognizes the potential of a promising entrepreneur or entrepreneurial company.

  • AdvaMed Leadership Kicks-Off AdvaMed 2015 Conference

    By: Press Release | October 5, 2015

    AdvaMed Board Chairman Vincent A. Forlenza, chairman, CEO and president BD, and Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of AdvaMed (the Advanced Medical Technology Association) kicked-off AdvaMed 2015, the nation’s premier medical technology conference, with an update on several key policy issues and an overview of two new studies demonstrating the value of advanced medical technology to the health system, to patients and to the broader economy.

Innovation Agenda

The medical technology industry is central to the development of medical technologies that will provide the life-saving and life-enhancing treatments of the future. But the innovation ecosystem that supports medical technology is severely stressed.