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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

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Value

Posted on 17.03.2021

MedTech Slovenia: building the future together

  The next chapter in the story of Slovenia’s medical technology industry has begun – and it is being co-written by leaders from the in-vitro diagnostics and medical devices sectors. SIEDMA and SLO-MED have formally merged to become MedTech Slovenia. Together, we are combining our expertise to speak for our diverse industry with one voice. […]

By Peter Bratusek President, MedTech Slovenija

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Research & Innovation

Posted on 21.09.2020

EU Health PPP: a new era for medtech companies

For decades, companies in the medtech and pharma sectors have delivered healthcare innovations separately – collaboration has been limited. However, we know that this is not how patients experience healthcare. In the real world, diagnostics, devices, medicines, vaccines and digital tools combine to keep people healthy and to treat those who are unwell.  This reality […]

By Philippe Cleuziat Senior Director, R&D Department Open Innovation & Partnerships at bioMerieux

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Digital

Posted on 26.04.2019

Digital health needs incentives

 I’ve always believed that you get what you pay for, and digital health is no exception.  Despite the promises of digital transformation to make healthcare services better, safer and more efficient, analogue healthcare services – visits to the doctor/hospital, therapies and drugs – have proved remarkably resilient.   The reason seems to me quite obvious: analogue […]

By Michael Strübin Director Digital Health at MedTech Europe

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Value

Posted on 19.06.2018

Case study: testing a new framework for value-based procurement

This blog is part 10 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes across Europe. Read part 1, part […]

By Gabriela Restovic Health economist

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Access

Posted on 23.05.2018

Value-based procurement: a users’ guide to improving outcomes and delivering efficiencies in the UK

This blog is part 9 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes across Europe. Read part 1, part […]

By Brian Mangan FCIPS MSc Deputy Director NHS NW Procurement Development

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Getting checked

Posted on 12.03.2018

Technology has transformed eye surgery – and the best is yet to come

High-tech innovation and advanced surgical techniques have transformed the field of ophthalmology, with new treatment options making surgery faster and more accurate. We speak to Professor Rudy Nuijts, a leader in the field of cataract surgery, about the radical changes he has seen and what the future may hold. How has cataract care changed since […]

By Prof. Rudy Nuijts Consultant Ophthalmologist at Maastricht UMC

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Posted on 10.04.2017

Technology has transformed eye surgery – and the best is yet to come

High-tech innovation and advanced surgical techniques have transformed the field of ophthalmology, with new treatment options making surgery faster and more accurate. We speak to Professor Rudy Nuijts, a leader in the field of cataract surgery, about the radical changes he has seen and what the future may hold. How has cataract care changed since […]

By Gary Finnegan Journalist, editor, author

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Global

Posted on 01.02.2017

We’re living longer – but can we live better?

Most Europeans born today will live into their eighties but behind that impressive statistic lie inequalities and ill-health. It’s time we focused on adding life to years instead of years to life. In 1990, life expectancy at birth was 74.1 years in Europe. Today, it’s 80.9. This is a remarkable achievement, by any measure. However, […]

By Gary Finnegan Health Journalist