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The Known Knowns…What’s ahead in the MDD revision in 2015

Regulation

4 Feb '15

I think that United States Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld was completely clear when he gave his now famous answer to a question at a U.S. Department of Defence news briefing back in 2002. It was about the lack of evidence linking the government of Iraq with the supply of weapons of mass destruction to terrorist groups. He said “Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to...

John Brennan MedTech Europe
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New 15-minute saliva test for Ebola may be big boost in the...

Global

4 Mar ‘15

A new diagnostic test for Ebola that can measure viral proteins in the blood or saliva and give results within 15 minutes is going to be tested in...

Peter Barlow Edinburgh Napier University

The Revision of the Medical Devices Directives and Health T...

Value, Regulation, Access

26 Feb ‘15

Various activities are on-going at European level, from the revision of the Medical Devices Directives (MDD) to European collaboration in the field of Health Technology Assessment (HTA). It...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

MedTech + HTA = value-based decision-making (or so it should)

Value, Access

13 Feb ‘15

The market access model for medtech in Europe ensures Europeans can have access to lifesaving and quality-of-life improving technologies. At the same time, healthcare authorities are rightfully demanding...

Yves Verboven MedTech Europe

The Known Knowns…What’s ahead in the MDD revision in 2015

Regulation

4 Feb ‘15

I think that United States Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld was completely clear when he gave his now famous answer to a question at a U.S. Department of...

John Brennan MedTech Europe

HPV testing: Value for patients, society and healthcare system

Value, Access

28 Jan ‘15

Regulators in the US have approved HPV screening as a primary tool for detecting cervical cancer. This is a welcome and logical step. However, while professional medical organisations...

Ulrich Petry Klinikum Wolfsburg

Got 5 minutes? Here’s MedTech Europe’s, EDMA’s and Eucomed’...

Value, Regulation, Global, Access, Ethics, Business

22 Jan ‘15

2015 is now well underway so there is no better time than right now to give you some insight into MedTech Europe's, EDMA's and Eucomed's priorities for 2015...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed