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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

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

Digital

Posted on 02.12.2022

Innovating with health data: a story from the inside out

There is no arguing that digital transformation has helped revolutionise many industries, including healthcare. In my role as a data scientist, I have seen our field’s solutions and strategies change as technology advanced and patients’ expectations evolved. Now that I work as a data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) partnerships lead, I strive for a multi-disciplinary […]

By Ymke de Jong Data Science Professional, Philips

Digital

Posted on 17.11.2022

Artificial Intelligence pushing the frontiers of healthcare

Working for a company that is at the frontline of digital innovation in medical technologies, I believe that with continued advances in artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled medical devices, the possibility for improving patient lives can reach an entirely new level. AI in healthcare has the potential to solve pressing challenges for European healthcare systems. However, there […]

By Chantal Vets Senior Legal Director, Medtronic

Business

Posted on 08.11.2022

International trade in medical technology leaves the COVID-19 pandemic behind

COVID-19 dampened global trade in medical technology products. So, when we compiled the latest edition of MedTech Europe Facts & Figures (F&F), we knew readers would be keen to see whether the sector had rebounded. (Spoiler alert: it has!) F&F is the ‘go to’ guide to Europe’s medical technology sector. Packed with robust data drawn […]

By Georgiy Bogdanov Officer Market Data

Cardio

Posted on 29.09.2022

Early diagnosis can make all the difference to the lives of people with heart failure and other forms of cardiovascular disease

Many public health campaigns focus on the importance of identifying and acting on the symptoms of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) events, such as heart attacks and strokes, as quickly as possible. Medicine has developed so much in recent decades that these events, which were once a death sentence for the majority, are now often survivable […]

By Catherine Hodge Researcher

Digital Regulation

Posted on 15.09.2022

Should the EU rewrite the rulebook on liability in response to advances in artificial intelligence?

As lawyers we tend to use academic journals to tease out complex legal questions. (See our latest contribution to the literature here). However, today we’re taking the opportunity to discuss a hot topic with a broader audience, as we feel it will have a profound impact on the public, patients and health systems. That topic […]

By Ulrich Juknat Legal Director Regulatory Law

Research & Innovation

Posted on 01.07.2022

Putting medical technologies at the heart of health innovation in Europe

From robotic surgery and wearables to connected devices and AI-powered diagnostics, medical technologies are reinventing healthcare. Europe’s medtech sector is making unprecedented investments in research & innovation – and joining the Innovative Healthcare Initiative for the first time. I sense that something big is happening in healthcare research. A tectonic shift in Europe’s health innovation […]

By Patrick Boisseau Director Research and Innovation, MedTech Europe