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Cardio

Posted on 27.05.2021

The need for an EU Action Plan for better cardiovascular health

Did you know that every day, some 5,000 people die from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), amounting to 1.8 million deaths every year? This, unfortunately, makes cardiovascular disease – including heart failure, stroke-related atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease and coronary heart disease – the number one killer in Europe.  The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the way we […]

By Jean-Luc Lemercier Corporate Vice President Edwards Lifesciences, EMEA, Canada and Latin America & Chair of the Cardiovascular Sector Group of MedTech Europe

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Global

Posted on 19.04.2021

Healthcare’s future starts now

As the old saying goes, making predictions can be difficult – especially about the future. If you need evidence of this, think how you might have answered the question ‘Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?’ if you had been asked in 2016.  But while the pandemic has delivered a harsh lesson in […]

By Stuart Silk Board Member MedTech Europe

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COVID-19

Posted on 11.03.2021

Community care: Living well with dialysis at home

Providing health services in the community offers benefits to patients and can be more efficient for health systems. This was true long before any of us had heard of COVID-19, but the pandemic has highlighted the need to provide safe and effective community and home care for vulnerable patients, like those suffering from chronic kidney […]

By Rebecca Richter Director Political Affairs at Fresenius Group & Chair of the Community Care Sector Group at MedTech Europe