News & Updates

Check here regularly for news about medical imaging and updates from MITA.

  • MITA News

    To read the original press release, click here  ROSSLYN, Va., November 5, 2015—The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), published NEMA/MITA CSP 1-2015 Cybersecurity for Medical Imaging. This new white paper addresses how cyber threats pose a significant risk to patient safety, clinical and business continuity in Read More

  • MITA News

    TPP promises new markets, improved transparency for medical imaging industry This October, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman joined trade ministers from 11 other countries to announce that negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have finally concluded.  This is a big victory for MITA members, as the medical imaging industry stands to gain significantly from several Read More

  • MITA News

    MITA continued efforts to advance acceptance of refurbished medical imaging equipment by advocating for proper standardization and regulation vs current bans and restrictions on refurbished medical products. Over 100 regulators and other stakeholders were in attendance at the Medical Imaging Devices Sub-forum at the 6th Annual China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum held this year Read More

  • MITA News

    At the 6th Annual China International Medical Device Regulatory Forum held in Guangzhou, China, MITA presented an analysis of new Chinese medical device regulations, comparing requirements to those of other major countries and international trends.   Click here to view the presentation 

  • MITA News

    Nelson Mendes, the President and CEO of Ziehm Imaging Inc., was recently elected to serve as the Chairman of the Board for the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), which is a branch of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).

  • MITA News

    The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation and the Food and Drug Administration are co-convening their 7th summit, this year on “risk management.” This event will bring together leaders and risk management experts in the medical device industry and healthcare delivery, along with regulators, educators, and clinicians. MITA will be a Supporting Organization of this summit.

  • MITA NewsMITA 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 News

    The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) has commended US House Rep Seth Moulton, D-Mass, for supporting repeal of the medical device tax.

  • MITA News

    The device tax, a tax that even the Congressional Research Service says is “challenging to justify,” since excise taxes are generally used to discourage undesirable activities such as smoking, just isn’t a lynch pin to the fate of the law. No matter what happens to Obamacare, one fact remains: The medical device tax stymies innovation, creating unnecessary hurdles for both established manufacturers and start-ups, which rely equally on pushing boundaries to realize what was once only imagined.

  • MITA News

    The standards were developed by the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), which is a division of the Arlington, VA-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association. The CT scan standards, which are designated as XR-29 by MITA and Congress, have “four key features,” according to Dominic Siewko, clinical marketing director for Andover, MA-based Philips Healthcare, a MITA member.


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