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Value

Posted on 06.04.2011

On e-health and medical technology: grasp the nettle or pay a high price?

Chairing a two day conference on e-health and presenting at a groundbreaking Innovation in Healthcare conference put on by DG Research has further fuelled my enthusiasm for telling the story about the power of technology to enable massive changes to the way that populations are cared for, whilst simultaneously improving outcomes, the patient experience and cost. If all this seems too good to be true just look at what the alternatives might be.

By John Wilkinson Former Chief Executive of Eucomed

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Business

Posted on 01.04.2011

UDI, GS1, GTIN, GHTF, ETF, EHR, ISMP… What does it mean to me and to you?

Having been involved with the medical devices industry for many years, I’ve seen how the industry has evolved using innovative solutions and has constantly embraced technological developments. Recently however I had a friend on the receiving end of this technology and I hope you find his ‘patient case report’ below of interest – do note he also works in the medtech industry hence his knowledge on this subject…

By Mike Kreuzer Chairman of the Eucomed Taskforce on E-Business and Supply Chain Management (ETF)

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Digital

Posted on 17.02.2011

Who wants to save €5.6 billion? Telemonitoring and eHealth: more than fancy gadgetry

Eucomed has recently submitted remote monitoring of implantable cardiac devices as one of its four proposals to the Active and Healthy Ageing Innovation Partnership under the European Commission’s Innovation Union Strategy. Such an initiative is exactly what Europe is in need of to ensure its place at the top of the innovation ladder. Eucomed selected […]

By Markus Siebert Chair of Eucomed Cardiac Rhythm Management Telemonitoring Group

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Regulation Value

Posted on 10.04.2009

Eucomed press release 05/09 – Revised Directive on Late payments: 23.6 billion Euros of unpaid invoices threaten small companies’ survival and jeopardize public health

Brussels, 8 April 2009 – Eucomed welcomes revision of directive 2000/35/EC on Late Payments adopted by the European Commission today strengthening current payment obligations. Association disappointed to see final text considerably watered down compared to initial clear targets. As the voice of the medical technology industry in Europe, Eucomed is extremely pleased to see late […]

By Mark Grossien Former Director Communications & External Affairs at Eucomed