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The reduction of

lung cancer deaths through use of low-dose CT scans. Learn more about Imaging Forward

The estimated number

of cancer patients who receive radiation therapy each year. Learn more

The reduction of

breast cancer deaths among women who receive regular mammography screening.
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The number of

jobs the medical imaging industry accounted for in 2009. Learn more

According to the New England Journal of Medicine, medical imaging is one of the top developments that "changed the face of clinical medicine" during the last millennium. Today, imaging is...
  • MITA Statement 07.31.15

    MITA Urges Congress to Take GAO Report on Medical Device Tax Impact as Further Evidence in Favor of Repeal

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today urged Congress to take the recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the impact of the medical device tax as further evidence of the need to repeal the tax. Learn More

  • MITA News 07.24.15

    Updated: NEMA and MITA Welcome USTR Announcement on ITA Expansion

    The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomed the announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman that agreement had been reached among a leading group of countries to expand the scope of the World Trade Organization’s Information Technology Agreement (WTO ITA). According to the announcement, a product list including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) units as well as other specific products of interest to NEMA manufacturers has been provisionally agreed by participating governments. Learn More

  • Publications 07.06.15

    Pennsylvania Economic Impact Analysis

    Pennsylvania is home to 34 medical imaging technology manufacturing facilities. The activities performed at these sites, along with the use of medical imaging equipment and technology at nearly 1,400 hospitals, urgent care facilities and other major medical clinics and offices located throughout the state, provide over 4,800 full-time equivalent jobs in Pennsylvania. In addition, suppliers and other companies directly related to the medical imaging industry generate an estimated additional 6,913 full time equivalent positions. Learn More

  • MITA Statement 07.06.15

    Medical Imaging Technology Industry Supports Nearly 12,000 Jobs and Generates Over $2.5 Billion in Total Economic Activity in Pennsylvania

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), today announced that the medical imaging technology industry supports an estimated 11,746 jobs and generates approximately $2.83 billion in total economic activity in Pennsylvania, with an additional 5,100 direct and indirect jobs elsewhere in the United States, according to a new economic impact analysis commissioned by the organization. Learn More

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