ADVAMED Association News


Medical Device Complaints, MDRs & Reports Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

May 23-24 | Washington, D.C.
How do you implement and measure the effectiveness of a complaint-handling system covering a diverse set of possible products and problems? How are complaint files managed across multiple domestic and international facilities? When do complaints rise to the level of MDRs, and how do you handle recalls? What are the current FDA enforcement trends in these areas? Industry experts and FDA staff will explore these issues during this two-day workshop. Learn more.


Start saving with the AdvaMed Purchasing Group

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 24, 2017

The AdvaMed Purchasing Group is a new member-only benefit that helps companies purchase the very best goods and services from nationally recognized suppliers at the very best cost, using a trusted and proven vetting system and the collective purchasing power of our membership. Participation is free for AdvaMed members, and there are no minimum commitments. Get started today.


Reimbursement 201: A Deeper Dive into the Reimbursement Landscape

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

June 28-29 | Washington, D.C.
This next-level reimbursement workshop was created with the more advanced professional in mind. You'll walk away from this workshop with more insight into the complex and critical nature of coverage issues and policy. Learn more.


Recalls from A to Z: Regulations, Decisions, Procedures, and Best Practices

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 22, 2017

March 29-30 | Washington, D.C.
During this workshop you'll establish a clear understanding of how the regulatory affairs function is pivotal to every recall and every team decision. After partaking in detailed discussions and strategies of communicating with the FDA, you'll learn to understand the points to consider when writing public recall notifications. At this interactive workshop, you will have access to network with industry leaders and FDA experts. Learn more.


2017 Women's Executive Network Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

June 20 | Cambridge, Mass.
Across this unique one-day event, we'll feature a range of executives from across the medical device and corporate world discussing various issues pertaining to gender diversity in the leadership and executive ranks across our industry. We welcome men and women from across medtech to participate in this highly interactive and discussion-based event. Learn more.


Reimbursement 101: A Primer on Medical Device Reimbursement

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

June 27-28 | Washington, D.C.
During this workshop, you will be provided with the roadmap and practical applications to successfully navigate the many potential reimbursement pitfalls. After an overview of current reimbursement issues, you'll hear from industry veterans and reimbursement professionals who will discuss case studies and real-life scenarios. Learn more.


Integrating Human Factors Into Medical Device Design Control And Beyond Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 16, 2017

June 6-7 | Golden Valley, Minn.
Maintaining effective design control procedures is a key element of the quality system regulation. This interactive workshop takes attendees step by step through all aspects of design control, emphasizing how it interacts with other quality system elements and other company functions. Learn more.


Executive Communications Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 15, 2017

May 11 | Washington, D.C.
During this one-day intensive and interactive workshop, attendees will learn and get advice directly from top female leaders from across medtech. Across the day, attendees will analyze their image and voice projection when talking to C-suite executives, learn techniques for communicating with the FDA and senior executives to get submissions and decisions cleared faster, and discover ways to protect their personal brand and company. Learn more.


FDA Submissions Strategy Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 13, 2017

April 18-19 | Washington, D.C.
Effective navigation of the FDA application process requires an approach that is both thoughtful and strategic. This workshop is designed to prepare you for the development and execution of effective submission strategies for your Investigation Device Exemptions (IDEs), Premarket Approvals (PMAs), Humanitarian Device Exemptions (HDEs) and Premarket Notifications (510(k)s). Learn more.


MedTech Innovation Summit: Diving Into the Ever-Changing Health Care Landscape and the New Digital Frontier

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 10, 2017

April 11-12 | Washington, D.C.
Whether you're a large device company or an emerging medtech organization, one thing is true: The industry is changing and evolving, creating an ever-changing landscape, bringing with it new challenges. The AdvaMed MedTech Innovation Summit will bring together professionals from across the industry to provide key perspectives to advance industry discussion through detailed panel sessions, executive interviews and more.


AdvaMed 2017 Payment Policy Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 09, 2017

May 16-17 | Baltimore, Md.
As the reimbursement and coverage landscapes for the medical technology industry are continuously changing, AdvaMed's 3rd Annual Payment Policy Conference will convene device manufacturers, hospitals, insurers, the CMS and Capitol Hill for in-depth discussion and analysis of these key issues. The need for a medical device to demonstrate how it improves efficiency and quality of care is only increasing as the industry moves toward alternative payment models in this changing payer world. Join us for a day and a half of learning, insights and networking.


10th Annual FDA/AdvaMed Medical Devices and Diagnostics Statistical Issues Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 07, 2017

April 26-27 | Washington, D.C.
Join us to celebrate our 10th year of the Annual FDA-AdvaMed Medical Devices and Diagnostics Statistics Conference. This annual conference brings together leading authorities from the FDA, industry and academia to address statistical topics through two tracks -- therapeutic device and diagnostics. Learn more.


The Digital MedTech Conference

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Mar 01, 2017

March 2 | San Francisco, Calif.
Bringing together leading experts and innovators from across the industry, this one-day event will also provide unparalleled access to key decision-makers. Anchored by its timely and robust programming, panels will offer unmatched content to guide digital health decisions. Attendees will obtain sophisticated and actionable insights into the critical technology and business issues facing the development and deployment of digital health devices, tools and services. In its inaugural year, the conference will offer insights into the current and future challenges, opportunities and trends in the digital health space. Learn more.


PMA Submissions Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 28, 2017

March 2-3 | Irvine, Calif.
Completing the MTLI set of interactive submissions workshops, senior industry experts and FDA staff (invited) will lead you through the strategic considerations and practical steps of filing a premarket approval. You'll learn tips for developing your submission strategy, best practices to help prepare for an inspection and more. Learn more.


IDE Submissions Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2017

March 1 | Irvine, Calif.
During this interactive workshop, FDA staff (invited) and industry experts will lead you through the regulatory and practical guidelines governing when an investigational device exemption (IDE) is required. You'll learn how to make the best use of pre-submission meetings, components of a successful IDE submission, common errors and deficiencies in an IDE application, and more. Learn more.


510(k) Submissions Workshop

AdvaMed SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

Feb. 27-28 | Irvine, Calif.
The FDA (invited) and industry experts are coming together to teach you the basics of 510(k) submissions. You'll learn the FDA's updates to the 510(k) process, considerations for determining a product's regulatory route to market, factors to consider when planning and assembling a 510(k) submission, and tips and hints on interacting with FDA during the 510(k) review process. Learn more.




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