MITA Statement on FDA Commissioner Gottlieb’s Departure

Washington, DC, March 06, 2019 --( 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 tenure as FDA Commissioner. As an organization with a long history of collaboration with the FDA, we understand and support the agency’s role in ensuring the quality, safety and diagnostic centrality of medical imaging devices.

“Under Dr. Gottlieb’s leadership, the FDA worked tirelessly to protect patient safety and promote medical technology innovation, and we commend the agency for working collaboratively with MITA and other industry stakeholders every step of the way.

“We thank Dr. Gottlieb for his service and wish him well in all of his future endeavors.”

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of NEMA, is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, innovators, and product developers. It represents companies whose sales comprise more than 90 percent of the global market for advanced medical imaging technology. Visit Follow MITA on Twitter @MITAToday.­­­­
Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance
Tracy Cullen