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MITA

Strategic Priority 4:

Elevating MITA Brand through
Standards Development

Facilitate efficient and timely market
access for MITA member products;
and identify opportunities to use
MITA standards as a business enabler

Megan A. Hayes, Director, Regulatory and
Standards Strategy, MITA

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tandards facilitate efficient and timely market access
for medical imaging products. That's why MITA
develops standards-to improve products for patients.
In 2013, MITA successfully lobbied Congress to enact
a payment differential that provides higher payment
for procedures performed with devices that comply
with XR 29-2013 Standard Attributes on Computed
Tomography Equipment Related to Dose Optimization
and Management.

MITA renewed its focus on standards development in
2015 and launched the Standards Committee, whose
activities include implementing of MITA standards
that better ensure the safety and efficacy of imaging
devices, and elevating the MITA brand so that the
alliance is recognized as a thought leader in national
and international medical device standardization.
Since its launch in 2015, the Standards Committee has
developed and maintains a comprehensive list of
relevant SDOs in which it may participate as a means
to efficiently and effectively find common industry
positions on critical standards and provide input into
standards under development that may have impact on
members;
reviewed and prioritized MITA standards under
development with the goals of opening new market
opportunities and adding value to members' medical
imaging devices;
implemented a process to review standards and
potential standards to prioritize their development;
implemented a project initiation template that
facilitates the coordination of standards and technical
efforts within MITA and oversees their development;
and
begun developing a process for providing input into
outside organizations' standards development efforts.

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Standards and technical documents published in
2015 and 2016 include:
*	NEMA/MITA 1-2015 Good Refurbishment Practices for Medical Electrical Equipment
*	NEMA XR 30-2016 Quality Control Tools for Digital Projection Radiography
*	NEMA XR 31-2016 Standard Attributes on X-ray Equipment for Interventional Procedures
*	NEMA/MITA CSP 1-2016 Cybersecurity in Medical Imaging
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEMA ei November 2016

Comments from the President
Breaking News
Survey: Benchmarking, Transparency Work
Centerfold: A look inside the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of NEMA
2017 NEC Broadens Requirements for SPDs
Power Surges: Protect Your Home!
Grid Modernization Promotes Sustainability
Advocacy
Code & Standards
Revision Simplifies Magnet Wire Production
International
Business Analysis
NEMA ei November 2016 - Cover1
NEMA ei November 2016 - Cover2
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NEMA ei November 2016 - Comments from the President
NEMA ei November 2016 - Breaking News
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NEMA ei November 2016 - Survey: Benchmarking, Transparency Work
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NEMA ei November 2016 - Centerfold: A look inside the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of NEMA
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NEMA ei November 2016 - 16MITA
NEMA ei November 2016 - 2017 NEC Broadens Requirements for SPDs
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NEMA ei November 2016 - Power Surges: Protect Your Home!
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NEMA ei November 2016 - 19
NEMA ei November 2016 - Advocacy
NEMA ei November 2016 - 21
NEMA ei November 2016 - Code & Standards
NEMA ei November 2016 - Revision Simplifies Magnet Wire Production
NEMA ei November 2016 - 24
NEMA ei November 2016 - International
NEMA ei November 2016 - Business Analysis
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