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NEMA Congratulates MITA for FDA pediatric imaging award.

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Jun 22, 2012 - NEMA congratulates its Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) on receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Leveraging/Collaboration Award for developing collaborative network aimed at reducing unnecessary radiation exposure from imaging exams to pediatric patients. NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis called NEMA's medical imaging members "world-leading examples" and commended work MITA accomplished alongside FDA in their efforts.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

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NEMA Congratulates MITA for FDA Pediatric Imaging Award

Press release date: Jun 05, 2012

ROSSLYN, Va.-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) congratulates its Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) on receiving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Leveraging/Collaboration Award for developing a collaborative network aimed at reducing unnecessary radiation exposure from imaging exams to pediatric patients.

According to NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis, MITA is a long-time collaborative partner with the FDA on initiatives to promote the safe and effective use of medical imaging equipment.

"NEMA's medical imaging members are world-leading examples of how industry can improve the lives of those most precious to us-our children." Gaddis said. "I commend the work MITA has done alongside the FDA in this important effort.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.

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