Representative Patrick Meehan (R-Pa) received the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance’s (MITA) 2012 “Access to Innovation” Award for his efforts to "promote patient access to medical imaging, advancing innovation, and supporting jobs within the imaging industry." Siemens Healthcare presented Representative Meehan with the award at Siemens’ Industrial Automation Spring House facility in Springhouse, Pennsylvania.
The 2012 “Access to Innovation” Awards recognize Members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding, ongoing efforts to promote innovation within the imaging industry and safeguard patient access to medical imaging technologies.
Representative Meehan represents Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District in the United States Congress. Pennsylvania is home to 600 medical device companies that employ more than 20,000 people.