The Advanced Medical Technology Association has announced it has developed a three-year strategic plan for the association, according to a news release.
AdvaMed will use the plan (pdf) to guide its policy and advocacy activities, and "help the U.S. medical technology industry maintain its global competitive edge and to encourage innovation," according to the release.
"AdvaMed's strategic plan provides a framework to address many of the medical device industry's challenges and opportunities," said AdvaMed Chairman David C. Dvorak, president and CEO of Zimmer, in the release. "Pursuing these priorities will help ensure the continued flow of life-saving medical devices and diagnostics to patients and will maintain the industry as a source of well-paying, high-tech jobs."
Mr. Dvorak highlighted the following three components of the strategic plan as top priorities for his chairmanship: capitalize on emerging market opportunities; build research capacity; and engage members and other stakeholders.