Ceren Aral Desnos

Ceren Aral Desnos will be acting as MedTech Europe's Interim Director of Legal and Compliance in 2018 providing assistance to the organization on legal, ethics and healthcare compliance issues, taking on Aline Lautenberg’s role during her maternity leave.

This blog is part of the GMTCC 2018 blog series. You can follow the conversation under #GMTCC and find more details and at gmtcc.com . Check out related blogs: How to create and maintain an ethical culture , Global Responsibility, Global Ethics and Compliance, Global Principles for MedTech Innovation , Progress and new challenges after 10 years of collaboration , Distributors play key role in compliance , New industry code must safeguard independent medical education and Health data can transform our lives- but must be used wisely The recent winter Olympics have offered a thrill of competition along with a wonderful opportunity to connect for a short time with the world beyond our borders through this remarkable athletic event. The Olympics motto, “ Citius, Altius, Fortius” – swifter, higher, stronger – resonates with us as we think about the pace of technological progress in the medical sector, and the Olympic ideals of friendship, solidarity and fair play remind us that we need to work together to achieve the highest standards of business ethics as our companies pursue success in the rapidly evolving medtech field. The Legal & Compliance teams at AdvaMed and MedTech Europe are particularly proud of how innovative companies with global perspectives and worldwide markets have come together to collaborate to promote business ethics, corporate compliance and patient centricity on the global stage. The MedTech industry has had a stringent code of ethics for a number of years now-- because patients everywhere deserve confidence in the integrity of medical decision making. One high-priority area for these codes has been setting a framework for interactions with health care professionals (HCPs) both through the Code of Ethics of AdvaMed and the one of MedTech Europe . These interactions are a key component of medical technology research and development, and they...