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In your head

Posted on 13.05.2024

Supporting the wellbeing of healthcare professionals is vital to patient outcomes and system sustainability

Healthcare professionals are under pressure. Stress and fatigue were a growing concern long before the pandemic put burnout under the spotlight. Now, amid a shortage of nurses and significant mental health issues among healthcare staff, governments, health systems and hospitals are facing a human resources crisis. The medical technology sector can play a constructive role […]

By Judith Hargreaves VP Health Economics and Government Affairs at Mölnlycke Health Care

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

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

Digital

Posted on 10.01.2023

How AI shapes healthcare’s ‘now’ and ‘then’

As a Lead of AI4Health at AI4Belgium (Belgium’s federal ecosystem for AI), holder of the Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medicine at the University of Mons and a Medical Doctor at the Brugmann University Hospital in Brussels, AI solutions have profoundly changed my work in healthcare. AI can impact the day-to-day of healthcare professionals […]

By Giovanni Briganti Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medicine, University of Mons

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 28.10.2022

Advancing health data with a purpose

Digitalisation has great potential to help improve healthcare provision and patient outcomes. This innovative transformation is being addressed both at the practical and policy level. I believe that the success of such transformation is hidden in approaching health data as a means toward a holistic solution, rather than a goal on its own. Over the […]

By Nick Guldemond CEO and Founder

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

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