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Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA), A division of NEMA


Medical imaging drives effective patient care through screening, diagnosis, and treatment. The Medical Imaging Division, known as the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, radiopharmaceuticals, innovators, and product developers. Division Members interact extensively with healthcare professionals. Together, they strive to reduce regulatory barriers, establish standards, and advocate for the medical imaging industry.

Overview

Member technologies include medical equipment that employs noninvasive modalities that include x-ray, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear, positron emission tomography (PET), and ultrasound. The deployment of healthcare information technology, which is used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, can avoid unnecessary and costly exploratory surgery and assists healthcare professionals in making timely and accurate treatment decisions. 

DICOM

DICOM® (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is the international standard to transmit, store, retrieve, print, process, and display medical imaging information. It makes medical imaging information interoperable.

Resources

  • MITA | The Voice of the Medical Imaging Industry
  • DICOM | Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, the international standard to transmit, store, retrieve, print, process, and display medical imaging information.
  • DITTA | The global industry voice for diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, healthcare ICT, electromedical and radiopharmaceuticals

 

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