MITA News

  • MITA Statement

    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.

  • MITA Statement

    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.

  • MITA Statement

    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.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today announced that Patrick Hope has joined the organization as the executive director of its Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA). He comes to MITA from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) where he served as the senior director of legislative policy.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which ensures the United States secures the most effective trade agreements possible to advance medical imaging and patient access to care.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) and the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), today commended the House of Representatives for passing legislation to repeal the medical device excise tax. The legislation, H.R. 160 “The Protect Medical Innovation Act,” passed with a vote of 280 to 140.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) for his vote in support of H.R. 160, “The Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015,” that repeals the medical device tax. The House Ways and Means Committee approved the legislation earlier this week.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended the House Ways and Means Committee, under the leadership of Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), for approving H.R. 160, “The Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015,” to repeal the medical device tax. The bill was sponsored by Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Ron Kind (D-WI) and was introduced with a bipartisan group of original cosponsors.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today published a Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) authored white paper entitled, “Is Your CT Smart Dose Compliant?” which clarifies the process for determining whether computed tomography (CT) equipment conforms to XR 29 Standard Attributes on CT Equipment Related to Dose Optimization and Management, also known as MITA Smart Dose CT.

  • MITA Statement

    Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today commended the United States Senate for their bipartisan passage of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which will eliminate unnecessary barriers to future trade agreements that affect medical imaging advancement and patient access to care.



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  • Toshiba

    Why I Joined MITA – Toshiba America Medical Systems

    Hear from Don Fowler, President and CEO of Toshiba America Medical Systems, on why his organization joined MITA.

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