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Value

Posted on 14.03.2024

Building resilient healthcare systems in Europe

MedTech Europe Manifesto: The EU has a key role in preparing for future challenges, from AMR and climate to global trade distortions and supply chain disruption  European health systems have faced severe stress tests in recent years, revealing some of the strengths and weaknesses of our services and institutions. Learning from this experience will be […]

By Oliver Bisazza Chief Executive Officer, MedTech Europe

Posted on 07.02.2024

Empowering patients will boost the quality of healthcare

The MedTech Europe Manifesto: A four-point plan for how the EU can do more for our wellbeing ‒ patients must be centre to building a healthy future Across Europe, campaigning is underway ahead of June’s European Parliament elections. This marks the beginning of a new chapter in the cycle of EU decision-making and offers us […]

By Oliver Bisazza Chief Executive Officer, MedTech Europe

Digital

Posted on 22.01.2024

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Effective Regulation Can Boost Use of Explainable Innovation in Healthcare

In 2023, the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI), including Machine Learning, on our lives became evident. Now is the right time to guide use of this pure technology with a legal and ethical framework. We need to apply fair use of AI rules so that explainable AI-based technologies can also be used in clinical care […]

By Corinne Dive-Reclus Global Head of Digital Diagnostics, Roche

Access Cancer

Posted on 18.10.2023

Increasing Education of Breast Reconstruction for Breast Cancer Survivors

Every year during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day aims to educate, engage, and empower women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to know their breast reconstruction options, and to be confident in having an informed discussion with their care team about what’s best for them. While breast reconstruction may not be […]

By Alex Holmes Mentor EMEA Lead, J&J MedTech

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 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