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Can we repair Europe’s health care systems through value-based procurement?

Access

17 Jun '15

One of the major challenges we face as a society is growth in the demand for, and cost of, health care services; growth which continues despite myriad efforts by governments, health systems, and payers to contain it. At the same time, quality of care is highly variable. For example, if you were to undergo a radical prostatectomy even in the Netherlands, you would want to choose your hospital carefully. The...

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We are MedTech: Our common mission of improving or saving p...

Value

1 Jul ‘15

As a student I envisioned myself pursuing a job that had a positive impact on people’s lives and I am proud to be able to say that I...

Turning innovation into value that stays in Europe

Value

24 Jun ‘15

The medtech industry in Europe is made up almost uniquely of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). These have brought incredible innovations to patients, healthcare systems, the economy and...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

Can we repair Europe’s health care systems through value-ba...

Access

17 Jun ‘15

One of the major challenges we face as a society is growth in the demand for, and cost of, health care services; growth which continues despite myriad efforts...

How medtech is changing future healthcare

Value

10 Jun ‘15

Technological marvels in medical technology are arriving, and they will transform the entire healthcare chain. It is not always easy to see a change occurring when it is...

Rob ten Hoedt Medtronic

How understanding breast cancer at a molecular level is rev...

Value

3 Jun ‘15

The evolution of past and modern therapies in breast cancer has been an inspiring illustration of the progress that has been made towards cancer cures. Breast cancer makes...

Haroon Hussain Brunel University London

Why the Parliament report on safer healthcare matters to wo...

Regulation

26 May ‘15

The European Parliament adopted another report this week focused on safety in healthcare highlighting the huge costs to healthcare systems, not to mention the enormous costs to patients,...

Paul Trueman Smith & Nephew