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AdvaMed Innovation Agenda Aligns With Capitol Hill Objectives

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

A review of AdvaMed’s “Innovation Agenda” for the coming year and the recent 21st Century Cures proposal in Congress suggests a supportive environment for the trade group's priorities.

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