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Digital

Posted on 14.09.2023

EHDS: Policy of Tomorrow Built on Innovation of Today

After a few calmer summer weeks, the legislative work on the European Health Data Space (EHDS) is back to running at full steam towards adopting new policy with the potential to reshape the landscape for medtech innovation. The proposed secondary use policies outlined by EHDS will allow medtech companies to accelerate the development of artificial […]

By Lela DiMonte Data Insights Analytics and Research Lead, Johnson & Johnson Medtech

Getting checked

Posted on 07.09.2023

The value of timely interventions in emergency care: IVDs laying the groundwork for urgent care success

As we have learned over the last few years, we cannot postpone reforms to our public health systems if we want to combat and prepare for future pandemics. As someone who has worked in the in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) industry for more than 25 years, I believe in the importance of setting high-quality standards for IVD […]

By Daniel White Vice President Europe, Cepheid

Digital

Posted on 17.07.2023

Harnessing the Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

The Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) can change many industries, such as healthcare. It can help healthcare professionals with tasks, improve patient outcomes, and advance medical knowledge. When AI is used in medical devices and in vitro diagnostics, it must follow specific rules under the Medical Devices Regulation and the […]

By Alexander Olbrechts Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe

Digital

Posted on 27.06.2023

The European Health Data Space (EHDS): The Promise of Secondary Use of Data for Healthcare Innovation

The European Health Data Space (EHDS) regulation proposes a framework that would allow for the secure and efficient use of health data for research, innovation, policy-making, and regulatory activities. This type of framework for the ‘secondary use’ of health data has the potential to deliver new and meaningful insights that inform research and innovation, ultimately […]

By Kimberly L. Sterling Vice President of Global Value & Access, ResMed

Getting checked Global

Posted on 13.06.2023

AMR pandemic: rising to the challenge with medical technologies

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is now on the political agenda like never before. The WHO has called AMR a ‘silent pandemic’. The issue has been discussed by the G7 and it is among the priorities highlighted in the mission letter sent by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to the Commissioner responsible for health, Stella […]

By Miriam D’Ambrosio Senior Manager Communications, MedTech Europe

Digital

Posted on 22.05.2023

A European Health Data Space for a stronger Europe

Making primary use of health data and electronic health records work for citizens and patients A fundamental belief of the medical technology sector is that the great potential of emerging technologies must be harnessed through a patient-centred approach. The main objective is to deliver high-quality patient care and provide transparent information that builds trust between […]

By Alexander Olbrechts Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe

Posted on 27.04.2023

Join us in Dublin for The MedTech Forum 2023

More than 1,500 industry leaders will discuss the biggest issues facing our sector The countdown has begun. At the end of May, leading thinkers and decision-makers from across the medical technology sector will descend on the Irish capital city for Europe’s leading medtech industry event from 30 May to 1 June. Organised by MedTech Europe, […]

Business

Posted on 22.03.2023

Can IVD market sustain stellar growth?

Europe’s in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market has expanded sharply since 2020, with demand for SARS-CoV-2 tests driving double-digit growth for the past two years. In 2020, total revenues for the IVD sector rose by 29.1%That striking growth rate was eclipsed by 2021’s unprecedented growth of 43.7%.

By Teodora Angelova Senior Manager Market Data

Digital

Posted on 10.01.2023

How AI shapes healthcare’s ‘now’ and ‘then’

As a Lead of AI4Health at AI4Belgium (Belgium’s federal ecosystem for AI), holder of the Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medicine at the University of Mons and a Medical Doctor at the Brugmann University Hospital in Brussels, AI solutions have profoundly changed my work in healthcare. AI can impact the day-to-day of healthcare professionals […]

By Giovanni Briganti Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medicine, University of Mons