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Moving in the right direction – a fit-for-purpose HTA for devices and diagnos...

Digital, Access

23 Jul '14

I just read the minutes of the joint meeting EDMA, Eucomed, COCIR and EUnetHTA had last May and it got me thinking: why try to put a square peg in a round hole? Medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, imaging equipment and pharmaceuticals - while all health technologies - are very different in nature, in their mode of action, in the benefits they bring to people’s health and well-being, and in...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed
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Ebola Epidemic: How diagnostics can help in future health e...

Global

19 Aug ‘14

Events which force us to confront our limitations are powerful experiences to learn from. They make us change our assumptions and, ultimately, can lead to actions that will...

Smart pacemaker adjusts your heartbeat with your breathing

Value, Digital

11 Aug ‘14

Pacemakers help regulate slow or skipping heartbeats through electrical currents that run via leads to the heart. Since the first artificial one was implanted into Arne Larsson in...

Alain Nogaret University of Bath
Julian Paton University of Bristol

The ‘Eye-Phone’ That Helps Prevent Blindness

Value, Global

5 Aug ‘14

According to Dr. Patricia Mechael, executive director of the mHealth Alliance, in developing countries the average doctor-to-patient ratio is one doctor to every 250,000 patients. Yet these same...

Lexi Brown Mindshare, UK

Superbugs: “The physician community needs to get its act to...

Value, Access

29 Jul ‘14

The WHO has been raising the ‘threat level’ on this issue progressively each year for the last decade, with individual disease reports highlighting the emerging threat of antimicrobial...

Sameer Bansilal Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Institute,...

Moving in the right direction – a fit-for-purpose HTA for d...

Digital, Access

23 Jul ‘14

I just read the minutes of the joint meeting EDMA, Eucomed, COCIR and EUnetHTA had last May and it got me thinking: why try to put a square...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

Superbugs and the role of diagnostics explained

Value, Global

16 Jul ‘14

The discussion over superbugs moved center stage earlier this month when British Prime Minister David Cameron launched a global review of the crisis. “If we fail to act,...