Medtech Industry Favorite Wins Seat On Powerful House E&C Committee
Dem from Minnesota who won most industry PAC dollars in the House will work on COVID-19 testing, med equipment supply chain bills, cybersecurity
As a freshman member on the US House Energy and Commerce Committee, former St. Jude Medical exec Rep. Angie Craig can help shape future health care, cybersecurity bills.
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AdvaMed CEO Scott Whitaker shared a letter he sent to member companies voicing support for the ongoing protests around the US against police brutality that were sparked after the killing of George Floyd. “While we continue our single-minded pursuit of medical breakthroughs to treat and cure disease, we must also have a single-minded focus on eradicating the disease of racism in this country and around the world,” Whitaker wrote.
Following closely on the heels of a medical device tax repeal win, AdvaMed CEO Scott Whitaker sat down with Medtech Insight to discuss how the industry advocacy group ended the Obamacare excise tax and what it has in store for 2020.