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Chronic conditions

Posted on 25.01.2024

2024 European Elections: Take a stand for the Diabetes Community

Diabetes is a ‘silent pandemic’. If current trends continue, diabetes will soon be the number-one health threat in Europe. Political action is needed to improve the quality of prevention and care for patients and ensure the sustainability of healthcare systems, [highlighted in the Parliament Resolution of December 2023 on non-communicable diseases]. With European elections around the corner, the European […]

By Jessica Imbert Director External Affairs, 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

Cardio

Posted on 29.09.2023

Time To Act To Change The Beat: Tackling Cardiovascular disease has never been more urgent

On this World Heart Day, it is crucial to stand together in our call to achieve better cardiovascular health for all. As chair of the MedTech Europe Cardiovascular Sector Group, I feel the need to underline once again the urgency of addressing this issue. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is more than a health concern; it’s an […]

By Jean-Luc Lemercier Corporate Vice President Edwards Lifesciences, EMEA, Canada, Latin America and JAPAC & Chair of the Cardiovascular Sector Group of MedTech Europe

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

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

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 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