Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) – the leading trade association representing manufacturers of medical imaging equipment, radiopharmaceuticals, contrast media, and focused ultrasound therapeutic devices – has awarded Representative Scott Peters of California’s 50th Congressional District as a recipient of the 2023 MITA Innovation Award. This award recognizes members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding and ongoing efforts to promote innovation within the medical technology industry to improve patient care.
“We are pleased to honor Representative Peters with the MITA Innovation Award,” said Patrick Hope, Executive Director of MITA. “As a champion for the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2023, Representative Peters has worked tirelessly to ensure that patients have access to the latest nuclear medicine innovations and technologies, which can detect serious diseases at earlier, more treatable stages.”
“I’m honored to be recognized by MITA as an advocate for medical imaging, particularly as support for the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act continues to build. I look forward to continuing to work alongside my colleagues in Congress to ensure access to medical innovations, like diagnostic imaging, that can protect and enhance the health and well-being of patients nationwide,” said Rep. Peters.