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Posted on 18.01.2017

‘Sin taxes’ – all stick, no carrot

Shouldn’t we be rewarded for healthy behaviour rather than repeatedly punished for being ‘bad’? Fat tax and sugar tax, duty on cigarettes and vodka – everyone can think of a ‘sin tax’ they pay from time to time. These are the penalties we pay for making unhealthy choices. The idea of sin taxes has been […]

By Gary Finnegan Health Journalist

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Posted on 21.09.2016

How Public Procurement can Drive More Sustainable Healthcare

This blog is part 8 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes across Europe. Read part 1, part […]

By Dominika Domanska Sustainability & Engagement Manager at Johnson & Johnson

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Posted on 10.06.2016

Health systems produce value for citizens, the economy and society

This blog is part 7 of a series on MEAT Value-Based Procurement, an initiative that advocates a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement in healthcare. It does so by defining a Best Price Quality Ratio method within the Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework put forward in the European Public Procurement directive. Read part 1, part 2, part […]

By Hans Martens Chair of the Coalition for Health, Ethics and Society (CHES), and former CEO of the European Policy Centre (EPC)

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Posted on 27.04.2016

Can the EU directive on public procurement encourage value-based procurement in healthcare?

This blog is part 6 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes across Europe. Read part 1, part […]

By Caroline Hobson Partner | Competition, CMS London

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Posted on 02.03.2016

Shift to value-based procurement must come from the top

This blog is part 4 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes across Europe. Read part […]

By Gunnar Goblirsch Head of a Unit, Stockholm County Council

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Posted on 03.02.2016

Big picture thinking can save money

This blog is part 3 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement of medical technology towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement processes […]

By Kjetil Istad Director Sykehusinnkjøp HF, Norway & Vice-president EHPPA

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Value-Based Procurement: can the industry just “wait and see?”

Editors’ Note: This blog is part 2 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement of medical technology towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement […]

By Eszter Kacskovics Public Affairs Director SCA Hygiene Products, Incontinence Care Europe

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Posted on 17.06.2015

Can we repair Europe’s health care systems through value-based procurement?

Editors’ Note: This blog is part 1 of a series on the MEAT value-based procurement project, an initiative that advocates towards a shift from price-based procurement of medical technology towards value-based procurement. It does so by defining a Most Economically Advantageous Tendering (MEAT) framework that includes the value of medical technologies, services and solutions in procurement […]

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Posted on 27.03.2013

Lady Gaga’s hip – From Born This Way to Torn This Way

Just Dance. People love dancing, whether it be for fun, as a workout or professionally as a dancer performing choreographies with great passion in front of an audience. This passion has resulted in a hip surgery for Lady Gaga, the American singer-songwriter known for such hits as Bad Romance, Poker Face, and – appropriately – Just Dance. For fans all over the world, the hip fracture was a synonym for cancelled concerts and missed opportunities to meet their idol. But why did this happen so suddenly? Why did we not hear about her problems earlier?

By Krystel van Hoof Eucomed, Communications Trainee