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Learn how medical technology innovation brings jobs and health to our economy

America’s medical technology industry leads the world, providing quality jobs and economic strength to families, communities and our economy. In the face of growing international competition, we can preserve and strengthen our success through policies and regulations that value improvement and continued progress through innovation.

 

In one study, 88% of patients were free of AFib one year after catheter ablation.
September 2015

Millions of Americans suffer from Atrial Fibrillation (also called AFib or AF). It is the most common type of irregular heartbeat and often goes undiagnosed. AFib prevalence estimates vary between 2.7 million and 6.1 million affected Americans. There are many risk factors involved, including age. Learn the facts on AFib and how medtech has helped improve treatment for this disease and provide a healthier outlook for those who have been diagnosed with it. Click here to view the fact sheet. 

Medical technology has helped to evolve wound treatment dramatically over the past 15 years.
June 2015

Over the past 15 years, advances in medical technology have revolutionized the ways in which chronic wounds are treated, providing improved outcomes for patients; decreasing hospitalization times; enhancing quality of life; and improving cost savings for the U.S. health care system. Download the toolkit and accompanying infographic

Advanced wound therapies can help reduce the total cost of care and help restore a patient's quality of life.
June 2015

The Value of Medical Technology in Wound Treatment: Improving Lives, Saving Costs: Click here to download the infographic

Help educate stakeholders on the value of medical technology in the prevention & treatment of stroke by sharing the social media resources in this toolkit.
May 2015

The Value of Medical Technology in Preventing and Treating Stroke - Click to Download

Enactment of AdvaMed's proposed Innovation Agenda will unleash the potential of medical technology to extend and improve lives, reduce the cost and burden of disease, and maintain and enhance U.S. scientific and economic leadership.
February 2015

AdvaMed responds to innovation challenges in medical technology with 2015 Innovation Agenda. Click to download.

Pillar 1: Improve FDA’s regulatory processes so that American patients will have first access to new devices, while maintaining the highest standards of safety and efficacy.
February 2015

Innovation Agenda: Infographic illustrating the five pillars to protect the MedTech Ecosystem. Click to download.

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