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AdvaMed Statement on Biden Administration Plan to Expand K-8 Testing

AdvaMed Statement on Biden Administration Plan to Expand K-8 Testing

In response to the Biden administration‘s announcement today of its plan to expand COVID-19 testing in our nation‘s K-8 schools, AdvaMed — the world‘s largest trade association representing medical technology companies — released the following statements from AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker and Susan Van Meter, executive director of AdvaMedDx, the division within AdvaMed … Continued

AdvaMed Statement on Administration’s Expanded Investment in COVID Testing

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)—the world’s largest trade association for medical technology and diagnostics companies in the world—released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker on today’s announcement by the Biden Administration of its plan to expand diagnostic testing.

AdvaMed Re-Launches Web-Based Platform to Assist Government with Potential Supply Shortfalls

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today unveiled a newly repurposed platform to help device manufacturers locate and partner with thousands of component part manufacturers and sellers, should they need them during the COVID pandemic.

AdvaMed Letter to President Biden on Defense Production Act: Ready to Continue Industry Efforts to Defeat COVID-19

Today AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker sent a letter to President Biden affirming the industry’s support of the administration’s national COVID-19 strategy and sharing the industry’s perspective on invocation and use of the Defense Production Act (DPA).

AdvaMed Statement on Participation in HHS Vaccine Consultation Panel

January 15, 2021 – AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker released the following statement about AdvaMed’s participation on the HHS Vaccine Consultation Panel: “AdvaMed has been working with every level of government – as well as with partners in the association space, our members and industry colleagues, and key hospitals and health care systems – … Continued

AdvaMed Announces 200 Million Molecular COVID-19 Tests Shipped Nationwide

New data from AdvaMed′s COVID-19 Diagnostic Supply Registry reveals that total U.S. shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests have reached 200 million. A breakdown of the data shows that innovative diagnostics companies are shipping, on average, over 1.4 million molecular tests each day.

AdvaMed proposes modernized CMS policies to improve patient access to digital health technologies

To help realize the potential of digital health technologies to improve patient care, today the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued a white paper detailing recommendations to modernize Medicare coverage and payment policies so that beneficiaries can have greater access to the latest digital health innovations.

Advamed: Diagnostic COVID-19 tests shipments hit 1m

U.S. shipments of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests reached 1 million per day for the week ending July 24, based on the latest data from AdvaMed’s national testing registry. The medtech trade group launched the registry July 21 to aid state and federal pandemic responses.

AdvaMed partners with diagnostic companies to create national COVID-19 supply registry

The Advanced Medical Technology Association announced Tuesday it has created a COVID-19 diagnostic supply registry for the U.S. in partnership with 13 commercial diagnostics manufacturers, including Abbott, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Beckman Coulter, Hologic and Roche Diagnostics. The registry is meant to help state and federal governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide a standardized supply registry.

AdvaMed, tech groups urge Congress to make eased telehealth rules permanent

AdvaMed, along with a coalition of more than 300 other healthcare-oriented groups, wrote House and Senate leaders Monday calling for legislation to codify a myriad of telemedicine rules to last beyond the public health emergency. The medtech lobby joined the American Telemedicine Association and other signees urging Congress to make permanent a host of COVID-19 … Continued