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Press Release | June 10, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. –?The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced 26 additional health care professional societies and associations have signed on to their joint “Re-entry Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Medical Device Representatives.”?Released?in May, the guidance outlines principles and considerations to support the vital collaboration between health care personnel and medical device representatives as health care facilities consider when and how to safely resume elective surgeries paused during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Press Release | June 9, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C.?–?The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today released the following statement from?Susan Van Meter, executive director of AdvaMedDx, in response to comments on COVID-19 serology/antibody testing at today’s hearing by the Economic & Consumer Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight & Reform:
Press Release | May 28, 2020
Recent nationwide polling data shows 75% of Americans are ready to visit the doctor’s office again.?Guidance released last week by AdvaMed, AORN, AHA “an important step” to resuming critical medical procedures .


June 18, 2020 |
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising is an important tool to educate patients about medical technologies, especially advances that promote faster recovery and better outcomes (often, with lower costs... Read More
June 23, 2020 |
Social media has become an established tool to engage consumers and others about medical devices. But legal and regulatory complexities remain, and they are best navigated with the help of experts.... Read More
June 30, 2020 |
Device firms are working to complement FDA and FTC regulatory action, whether by reporting competitor misconduct, company-to-company communication or private legal action. Jennifer Bragg and Anthony... Read More
October 5, 2020 to October 7, 2020
| Toronto, Canada
From October 5–7, 2020, more than 3,300 of the world's top medtech executives will gather in Toronto, Ontario for the leading event in our industry – The MedTech Conference. Featuring world?... Read More
October 27, 2020 to October 28, 2020
| Washington, DC
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 program, or you simply need a refresher,... Read More

Industry News

Denver, Colo., June 11, 2020?— The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)?today announced survey results of more than 1000 surgical nurse leaders in the United States regarding how their facilities are managing the resumption of elective surgeries. The survey results are intended to help medical device manufacturers understand their customers’ pace and product needs as ORs ramp up their efforts to return to full surgical volume. With this information, industry can plan their...
SAN DIEGO,?May 27, 2020?/PRNewswire/ --?MVPvets, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies, announced the appointment of new Chairman of its Board of Directors, Capt.?Derek Herrera, USMC (Ret.). Herrera has been actively involved as an MVPvets board member since early 2019. He succeeds outgoing Chairman?Michael R. Minogue, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abiomed, who has...
BOTHELL, Wash.,?May 20, 2020?/PRNewswire/ --?FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., the world leader in point-of-care ultrasound, has announced?Rich Fabian, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, was appointed to the board of?The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), a?Washington D.C.-based trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world.
Martinez, CA, USA – March 26, 2020 – Treatment of COVID-19 with ExThera’s Seraph?100 Microbind? Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) has begun in hospitals in Germany and Italy. Seraph 100 treatments of COVID-19 are also expected to begin soon in France and the USA. Seraph 100 is the only ‘hemoperfusion device’ approved for the reduction of pathogens in blood. In recent EU clinical cases improved lung function and rapid reduction of drug-resistant bacterial pathogens occurred with Seraph 100...
HAYWARD, Calif.--RefleXion Medical, a therapeutic oncology company pioneering the use of biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT)* to treat all stages of cancer today announced it has received marketing clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for its RefleXion? X1 machine. “We are at the forefront of an enormous change in expanding the use of radiotherapy from a...

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