Competitive proposal: AdvaMed touts White House innovation office

Lee, Jaimy
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on a need to create a medical innovation policy office in the White House to uphold the position of the U.S. as a world leader in medical technology, according to the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed). Other AdvaMed recommendations include a more consistent approval process under the Food and Drug Administration, passage of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement and repealing the medical device excise tax. David Nexon of AdvaMed points out that the industry's success is intertwined with the government.


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