Susan Van Meter is Executive Director of AdvaMedDx. AdvaMedDx represents over 70 manufacturers of innovative in vitro diagnostics (IVD) tests, point-of-care (POC) and laboratory instruments and other technologies, seeking to advance policy to promote innovation and expand access to quality testing. Based in Washington, D.C., AdvaMedDx is the only advocacy organization exclusively addressing policy issues facing diagnostics manufacturers in the U.S. and around the world.
AdvaMedDx operates as a division of AdvaMed, the Advanced Medical Technology Association. AdvaMed is the world’s largest medical technology association with over 400 member companies that develop medical devices, diagnostic tools, and health information systems.
Given the critical role quality diagnostic tests serve in the fight against drug-resistant infection, AdvaMedDx has led the development of Diagnostic Stewardship recommendations. These recommendations provide practical policy guidance to clinicians on leveraging diagnostic tests to improve informed prescribing of antibiotics as part of any meaningful effort against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
Prior to joining AdvaMedDx in 2018, Ms. Van Meter served as senior vice president at the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and focused on hospital and health system policy, payment, quality, and health information technology priorities. She also previously served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services, Office of Legislation. Ms. Van Meter has an undergraduate and a graduate degree from Villanova University and Boston University, respectively.