• AdvaMed Lauds Process Improvements in New User Fee Agreement

    By: Press Release | August 26, 2016

    The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) praised several process improvements included in the recently announced medical device user fee agreement with FDA, stressing they would lead to greater efficiency, consistency and accountability in the agency’s device review process.

  • U.S. Rep. Tom Price Joins Atlanta MedTech and Veteran Communities to Discuss Veterans' Contributions to Health Care Industry

    By: Press Release | August 25, 2016

    Today, U.S. Representative Tom Price, MD (R-Ga.) and Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal joined members of the Georgia medical technology and veteran communities to discuss the importance of working with veterans as they transition to the private sector and the many workplace contributions they can provide.

  • 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.

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