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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.

 

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.

Two-thirds of companies in the survey said that they have decided to slow or halt U.S. job creation as a result of the tax.
January 2015

To provide information on the actual - as opposed to hypothetical - impact of the tax, AdvaMed conducted an electronic survey of its members regarding the first-year impact of the tax in late 2013. AdvaMed repeated the survey at the end of 2014. The responses to the survey were generalized to the industry as a whole based on the ratio of revenues of the responding companies to revenues of the overall industry. Respondents accounted for 49 percent of total industry revenues. Click to download>>

New investment is required if the clinical value of past scientific discoveries and opportunities to improve care are to be fully realized.
January 2015

Medical research is a prerequisite of clinical advances, while health service research supports improved delivery, access, and cost. Few previous analyses have compared the United States with other developed countries. Click to download>>

Engage with AdvaMed and make the most of your membership by hosting a Life Changing Innovation event at your company.
October 2014

Learn more about Life Changing Innovation and how to get involved!  click to download>>

“Differentiating differently,” focuses on an additional risk that has emerged: the commoditization of many medtech product segments.
October 2014

Medtech companies’ strategies will need to account for an additional risk emerging from a confluence of trends: the threat of commoditization in many product segments. How to address this challenge is a central theme of this year’s Pulse report.  click to download>>

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