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Posted on 19.12.2022

Europe’s health professionals ready to adopt efficient AI solutions

In my experience as a nuclear medicine physician in a large hospital, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will help with the routine, time-consuming procedures of healthcare professionals. It can delineate tumours in the case of repetitive imaging and pre-digest work performed on earlier imaging. In these cases, I do not have to redo what has already been […]

By Wim Oyen Nuclear Medicine Physician, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine of Rijnstate Hospital

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

Digital

Posted on 22.09.2022

How to unlock the value of health data and digital health solutions

At the MedTech Forum that took place in Barcelona earlier this year, I joined a J&J MedTech sponsored panel entitled Data Governance in a Patient Pathway. I was on stage with peers from the industry, all looking at the topic from a different perspective, from the patient, to the healthcare provider, the policy maker to […]

By Lisa Ann Hill Managing Director

Digital

Posted on 31.03.2022

How strong data protection can help drive digital health

It’s hard to think of information that feels more personal than data about our own health. Yet we’re generating and monitoring more health data now than ever before. From specific technology designed to help manage certain medical conditions to home monitoring tools, there are more and more digital options to help manage patient health. The […]

By Boris Arendt Data Protection Officer at Biotronik

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Regulation

Posted on 27.07.2021

This is no time to further unsettle EU medtech legislation

Policymakers spent years on agreeing on one of the most modern medtech rules in the world – this should not be undermined by revisions to horizontal legislation. As Brussels powers down for a short summer lull, I find myself in a reflective mode. The pandemic has transformed our lives – suffice to say that we […]

By Serge Bernasconi Chief Executive Officer, MedTech Europe

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Ethics

Posted on 11.07.2019

Digital medtech: Rising to the GDPR opportunity

I believe that data has the power to transform patient care. But do the legal and regulatory landscapes in Europe and around the world pose some sort of obstacle to digital health innovation in the medical technology sector? This is a hot topic right now as patients – indeed, all citizens – become increasingly aware […]

By Shannon Zeigler Coordinator Legal & Compliance, MedTech Europe

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Ethics

Posted on 13.05.2019

Data Protection: If It ain’t broke, don’t fix it?

On May 25, 2018, the GDPR became effective across the EU, simultaneously resulting in a ‘consistent and homogenous application’ of data protection rules across the Union (per Recital 10 of the Regulation). For data protection professionals at medical technology companies, the clarity brought by the GDPR has meant that resources can be redirected towards ensuring […]

By Peter Blenkinsop Partner - Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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Regulation

Posted on 08.11.2018

The fog of war: crunch time in the regulatory cycle

As I followed the 1,075 km cycling route starting at the Belgium coast and ending in Basel, Switzerland, along the Western Front line of the First World War, I began to consider the plight of soldiers and generals a century ago. For military leaders, it was impossible to have an overview of what was happening […]

By Ronald Boumans Senior Regulatory Consultant at Emergo