MITA News

  • MITA Statement

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time for payers to recognize the value of CT Colonography to patients and the healthcare delivery system WASHINGTON – Even with more than one million colon cancer survivors in the United States today, healthcare advocates say more Americans should utilize advanced technologies to catch colorectal cancers early Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced the publication of NEMA/MITA 2 – Requirements for Servicing of Medical Imaging Equipment, a voluntary Standard outlining the minimum quality management system requirements for medical imaging device servicing. The Standard, whose development was sponsored by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association – the MITA parent Read More

  • MITA Statement

    Bipartisan Legislation Would Repeal the Medical Device Tax and Safeguard American Medical Technology Innovation WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) – the leading organization and collective voice of medical imaging equipment, radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, innovators, and product developers – today applauded the introduction of the Protect Medical Innovation Act (S. 692), a bipartisan Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) – the leading organization and collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, innovators and developers – notes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s departure from the agency: “Dr. Gottlieb has been an effective leader, listener, and champion of medical technology innovation throughout his Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today applauded the inclusion of a provision in a recent federal spending bill that would require mammography providers to include breast density information in reports to patients and providers. This information is crucial to ensuring appropriate screening for breast cancer, as traditional mammograms are often not Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) today announced the release of a white paper outlining a framework for establishing the distinction between servicing and remanufacturing activities for medical imaging devices. The paper, titled “Considerations for Remanufacturing of Medical Imaging Devices”, calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to clarify the Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced today that Dennis Durmis, Senior Vice President Bayer Radiology, Americas Region will serve as chair of the MITA Board of Directors. “Denny has been an important leader and an invaluable member of the MITA board,” said Patrick Hope, Executive Director of MITA. “We look forward Read More

  • MITA Statement

    12 Governors Urge House and Senate Leaders to Move on Permanently Repealing the Medical Device Tax Before the End of the Year WASHINGTON – Today Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), applauded 12 prominent governors for writing a letter that urges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Read More

  • MITA Statement

    Patients from Across the Country Meet with Their Senators WASHINGTON––Leaders from Right Scan Right Time, a patient and survivor community network of the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), held a Capitol Hill fly-in this week to meet with their Senators.  In their meetings they reiterated the need for permanent repeal of the medical device tax Read More

  • MITA Statement

    WASHINGTON – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), issued the following statement from Executive Director Patrick Hope on FDA’s 510(k) modernization plan: “Medical imaging manufacturers are committed to protecting patients and innovating the latest breakthroughs to improve healthcare for all Americans. Because our top priority Read More