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COVID-19

Posted on 26.10.2020

The implications of COVID-19 on recruiting in the Life Science sector

We’re at the heart of the global response to COVID-19, a powerful reminder of our mission to enable our customers to make the world healthier,cleaner and safer. What’s driving us every day is the feeling that there is a meaning to our work over and beyond the reward of the paycheck. What’s compelling now is […]

By Noel Brown Global Head of Talent Attraction & Acquisition at Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Value

Posted on 17.09.2020

Digital surgical checklists: unlocking the secret to enhanced health worker safety

We all know that working in stressful environments makes health workers more prone to medical errors which can lead to patient harm. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the risks health workers are facing including emotional disturbances, healthcare-associated infections, illness and even death. As we mark World Patient Safety Day 2020, it is crucial to address health […]

By Goran Ribaric Director, Regional Safety Officer EMEA J&J Medical Devices

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Access

Posted on 29.04.2020

Maximising the potential of diagnostic information in heart failure care

Covid-19 has proven a seismic event for our societies, and it is easy to forget that the pandemic will not dominate the debate on healthcare forever. Yet by any rational measure, efforts to manage long-term conditions will continue to be responsible for the majority of healthcare costs into the future. Heart failure (HF) is, and […]

By Ed Harding Network Director, Heart Failure Policy Network - Co-founder and Managing Director of The Health Policy Partnership

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Bones, Joints & Muscles

Posted on 01.04.2020

5 ways innovation is changing orthopaedics

Innovation is the driving force behind the evolution of orthopaedics, continually delivering advances in surgical techniques and products. Now, technology improvements and data open up a world of new possibilities. Here are the top 5 areas where I believe innovation is transforming the field.  1.  Co-creation: addressing unmet clinical, demographic and environmental needs We already […]

By Martyn Inwood Vice President DePuy Synthes EMEA

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Research & Innovation

Posted on 19.03.2020

Horizon Europe: 6 priorities for health Research & Innovation

What key health questions should EU Research & Innovation (R&I) funding aim to address? The Horizon Europe (2021-2027) Health Cluster has provided an answer – well, six answers – which will shape R&I for most of the coming decade. This will also drive my own work in leading the R&I Partnership Policy of MedTech Europe. […]

By Patrick Boisseau Director Research and Innovation, MedTech Europe

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Digital

Posted on 28.01.2020

How medtech data is breathing new life into healthcare

Data-driven healthcare systems can deliver the personalised care that patients and payers are demanding more than ever. But who can deliver the data to support those systems? There are many players, but medical technology companies have a vital role to play. Medtech innovation has brought us real-world data collection, advanced data analytics, and machine learning […]

By Larissa D Andrea Vice President of Government Affairs at ResMed

Value-Based Procurement blog series
Value Based Procurement

Posted on 31.10.2019

Value Based Procurement: A Supplier’s View

We have been talking a lot about Value-Based Procurement (VBP) from the buyer’s perspective. But what does VBP mean for us, suppliers, and what should we do to implement the concepts of VBP within our organisations? My view is that VBP is a key source of competitive advantage. I see Public Tenders as the sea […]

By Filippo Gabbia Independent Consultant and Lecturer

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Value

Posted on 01.10.2019

A new era for Patient-Medtech Dialogue

As Europe prepares for a new, inclusive public-private partnership in healthcare, the case for patient engagement is stronger than ever. As far back as 2012, the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) and MedTech Europe sat down to think about how we could work together more closely. We came up with the Patient-Medtech Dialogue – a forum […]

By Tanja Valentin Director External Affairs, MedTech Europe

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Global

Posted on 05.08.2019

Green is the new Black: Embracing sustainable health

Environmental actions to tackle climate change are rightfully gaining space in the EU and national policy agenda. We are exceeding the Earth’s capacity, reaching the limits of growth on a finite planet. Looking at our economy, it is clear to me that healthcare is part of the problem and must become part of the solution. […]

By Damien Gruson Head of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc