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AdvaMed Names Dean Paranicas Chair of State Medical Technology Alliance

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has named HINJ President and Chief Executive Officer Dean J. Paranicas to be chair of AdvaMed’s State Medical Technology Alliance (SMTA). Beginning his term in January 2019, Dean is the sixth leader to serve as SMTA chair. He will build on the initiatives established by immediate past SMTA Chair Shaye Mandle of Medical Alley Association (2015-2018).

Dean J. Paranicas, President and Chief Executive Officer, HINJ

SMTA is a consortium of state and regional trade associations representing local medical technology companies. SMTA’s mission is to provide collective support for the medical technology industry on the local, state and national levels by fostering a collaborative environment through sharing of best practices, promoting the industry, and advocating for public policies that support innovation.

AdvaMed is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world. With over 400 members and more than 80 employees, AdvaMed has a global presence in countries including Europe, India, China, Brazil and Japan. 

AdvaMed’s member companies range from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and companies. The Association acts as the common voice for companies producing medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems.

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