COVID-19

The medtech role in the different phases of the pandemic. 

17 blogs about the topic

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COVID-19

Posted on 29.09.2020

Your heart has never been more important

The unprecedented COVID-19 has fundamentally shifted society’s and government’s attention and prioritisation of healthcare. Never has health topped our agenda as much as today – as an individual trying to stay healthy, as healthcare professional and facility trying to deliver a high quality of care, as industry trying to deliver the best innovations to improve […]

By Jean-Luc Lemercier Corporate Vice President Edwards Lifesciences, EMEA, Canada and Latin America & Chair of the Cardiovascular Sector Group of MedTech Europe

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COVID-19

Posted on 14.09.2020

Why COVID-19 makes value-based healthcare more critical than ever?

Healthcare should put patients at the heart of decision-making, while delivering benefits for society as efficiently as possible. This, I believe, was clear before the pandemic. However, the additional strain under which our systems must operate at present, as well as additional demands for resources, make the case for value-based healthcare (VBHC) stronger than ever […]

By Christophe Duhayer Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices France

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COVID-19

Posted on 03.09.2020

COVID-19 & diagnostics: lessons on how to extract value from data

This is the second in a two-part series. Read part one. The link between clinical and social aspects of COVID-19 raises the question of what type of data are needed to manage the COVID-19 surge and better absorb shocks that may be caused by future pandemics.  We believe clinical patient level data are essential given […]

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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COVID-19

Posted on 27.08.2020

COVID-19 & diagnostics: the value of ‘test, test, test’

The power of diagnostics information (VODI) to public health and society was a topic of keen interest even before the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic offers us fresh lessons on how health systems can harness this value.  Many of us will recall one of the earliest recommendation from the Director General of the WHO during the […]

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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COVID-19

Posted on 17.07.2020

The rise of the humble medical mask

This blog is part of a blog series that showcases the medtech role in the different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here more COVID-19 related blogs. More info on MedTech Europe’s info hub.  The medical mask was a product once taken for granted, but now is being recognised as a vital tool for public health. […]

By Hans Bax Senior Advisor MEAT Value-Based Procurement

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COVID-19

Posted on 22.06.2020

Digital acceleration in the COVID-19 world

This blog is part of a blog series that showcases the medtech role in the different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here more COVID-19 related blogs. More info on MedTech Europe’s info hub.    This time last year, I wrote an article on digital technologies for MedTech Week, focused on the importance of digital diagnosis. […]

By Angelo De Rosa VP & GM Rhythm Management Europe, Middle East & Africa at Boston Scientific

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COVID-19

Posted on 05.06.2020

How a focus on efficiency can help treat more atrial fibrillation patients

This blog is part of a blog series that showcases the medtech role in the different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here more COVID-19 related blogs. More info on MedTech Europe’s info hub.  Before COVID-19 hit, there were around 11 million people across Europe living with atrial fibrillation (AF). As many as one in four […]

By Alenka Brzulja Vice President of Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions EMEA, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies

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COVID-19

Posted on 20.05.2020

Medtech role in the global response to the COVID-19

This blog is part of a blog series that showcases the medtech role in the different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here more COVID-19 related blogs. More info on MedTech Europe’s info hub.  The medical technology industry have played a pivotal role in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it will be central […]

By Tanja Valentin Director External Affairs, MedTech Europe