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Posted on 17.07.2019

Value-Based Access Programmes: connecting patients with innovation

We know innovative medical technologies are essential to addressing the unmet needs of patients and health systems. In fact, no other industry brings as many innovations to market in Europe as the medical technology sector. However, we also know that payers and manufacturers sometimes face a dilemma when it comes to patient access to promising […]

By Ernesto M. Nogueira Founder and Managing Director, ValueConnected


Posted on 14.05.2018

Digital health is here – time to take the lead

How do we prepare Europe for future technologies? Technologies such as AI, robotics and precision medicine are a mix of challenge and opportunity. But how can we prepare for this new era of tech in the healthcare sector? Modern technologies have immense potential to improve health through promotion, prevention and protection; this represents not only […]

By Elin Mignérus Committee Member European Health Parliament

Getting checked

Posted on 08.05.2018

Diagnosing STIs: faster tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea can help reduce the spread of disease

This blog is part of the Early Diagnosis campaign #BeFirstEarly diagnosis and care can prevent illness from developing and slow disease progression. Lab tests, genetic tests, tests for chronic diseases and modern lab diagnostics can help facilitate earlier intervention and improves outcomes for patients and are increasingly valuable in informing treatment choice. Read the other blogs here: A […]

By James Beckett Clinical Solutions Executive - Cepheid


Posted on 01.02.2018

Turning the Triple Aim into A Triple Win: Current Perspectives on Hospital–Industry Partnerships

Over the past 20 years, much has been written about hospital–industry partnerships (also known as Public–Private Partnerships or PPPs). Though they have as many champions as detractors, and there are lessons to be learned, in today’s increasingly strained healthcare systems, their potential is undeniable. Despite the importance and value of these partnerships, through our own […]

By Sheena S. Patel Customer Solutions Marketing Lead – Value Creation, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices


Posted on 06.07.2017

Do you know enough about the value of medical technologies in your day-to-day life?

Medtech in the limelight during June’s ‘MedTech Week’ This June, we took one week to debate with our partners across Europe the value of medical technologies to patients, healthcare systems and society at large. For the third year running, member companies and national associations came together to demonstrate the value of medtech in our day-to-day […]

By Tanja Valentin Director External Affairs, MedTech Europe


Posted on 14.06.2017

Do You Know The Value That Medical Technologies Can Provide You With?

Focus on medtech in Europe during ‘MedTech Week’ 19-23 June. It is the third year now that we take a dedicated week in June to debate with our partners across Europe the value of medical technology for patients, healthcare systems and society at large. I am more than excited about the high level of engagement and interest […]

By Tanja Valentin Director External Affairs, MedTech Europe


Posted on 09.08.2016

Eye health: your vision matters

What is your day-to-day work like? I work in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Charles University Faculty of Medicine, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, specializing in cataract surgery, refractive surgery, the treatment of retinal diseases and laser corneal surgery, amongst others. In fact, I carry out over 2000 cataract surgeries a year. I also deal […]

By Pavel Rozsival Prof. MUDr. at the Charles University Faculty of Medicine


Posted on 12.07.2016

Home dialysis: towards a better quality of life for patients

What is your day-to-day work like? How do you help improve or save people’s lives through your work? I am in charge of a home dialysis program in Helsinki. In my department, we take care of the education and training of patients to prepare them for therapy. In Finland, we have been active in this […]

By Dr. Virpi Rauta Nephrologist, Helsinki University Central Hospital


Posted on 28.06.2016

A healthcare professional perspective: Improving healthcare to become more patient-centred

1. What is your day-to-day work like? How do you help improve or save people’s lives through your work? I’m an orthopaedic surgeon working at Reinier de Graaf hospital in Delft; I’ve been working here since 2005. A large teaching hospital, I specialise in hip surgery, hip arthroplasty and hip revision. I also work in […]

By Dr. Stephan Vehmeijer Orthopaedic Surgeon