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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

Posted on 07.02.2024

Empowering patients will boost the quality of healthcare

The MedTech Europe Manifesto: A four-point plan for how the EU can do more for our wellbeing ‒ patients must be centre to building a healthy future Across Europe, campaigning is underway ahead of June’s European Parliament elections. This marks the beginning of a new chapter in the cycle of EU decision-making and offers us […]

By Oliver Bisazza Chief Executive Officer, MedTech Europe

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 05.10.2022

Thinking of joining an EU project? Read our top tips

The new Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) has prompted companies in the medical technology industry to think about taking part in more EU projects. For some, this is a new opportunity to build on existing experience. For others, it’s a new venture. With the right preparation, there are real benefits on offer thanks to this exciting […]

By Patrick Boisseau Director Research and Innovation, MedTech Europe

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

Cardio

Posted on 03.06.2022

Achieving Cardiovascular health for All: A new vision for Europe

When our partners launched the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health in September 2021, we were driven by the commitment to share expertise and raise awareness on the burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in Europe. We knew then, and our Alliances of 17 partners knows today, that cardiovascular diseases understood as a vast group of disorders, […]

By Professor Stefan Achenbach President of the European Society of Cardiology

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COVID-19

Posted on 25.11.2021

Testing Times: we have the tools to meet next healthcare challenges

As Europe enters the fourth wave of COVID-19 and countries start to impose lockdown restrictions, we must not forget that we have the tools to tackle this. European society has undergone a profound transformation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing has been placed at the heart of our health systems as one of the […]

By Martyna Giedrojc Director International Public Affairs and Professionals Relations Europe at Cepheid

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Global

Posted on 22.11.2021

AMR action plans – what are we missing?

The recent pandemic has bluntly exposed some of the gaps in our healthcare systems across Europe and one thing stuck with me the most: we were not prepared. In many ways, we can think of this as a test run of how the world responds to large-scale healthcare crises. There are more complex threats ahead, […]

By Johanna Engelage Team Leader of Marketing Urinalysis at Sysmex Europe GmbH

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Cardio

Posted on 04.11.2021

Heart failure – the time to act is now

With Europe’s ageing population comes several social, economic and environmental benefits. It also brings rising risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) which must be managed to protect citizens’ wellbeing and the sustainability of our health systems. That is why we are inspired to see 15 European and international health organisations joining forces to form the European […]

By Markus Schwertfeger Senior Global Medical Affairs Lead Roche Diagnostics International