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What a group of cyclists taught us about interoperability and diabetes

Digital, Access

9 Jul '14

In September 2013 I went for a truly inspirational bike trip across 5 countries, covering over 2100 km from Brussels to Barcelona. Many of my fellow cyclists were Type 1 diabetics and the trip was organized to give insight into how issues of interoperability can be resolved. The fundamental problem facing people with diabetes (PWD) is keeping their Blood Glucose (BG) levels within a normal range. To do this PWD...

Ian Hay Orange Healthcare
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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,...

What a group of cyclists taught us about interoperability a...

Digital, Access

9 Jul ‘14

In September 2013 I went for a truly inspirational bike trip across 5 countries, covering over 2100 km from Brussels to Barcelona. Many of my fellow cyclists were...

Ian Hay Orange Healthcare

It’s not sexy but we really need to understand that a bag i...

Value, Access

30 Jun ‘14

The terms “colostomy”, “ileostomy”, and “urostomy” are not well known terms to the general public outside of the patients who need these surgical procedures in order to survive...

Klaus Grunau Hollister

Should healthcare be quick fixes driven?

Value, Access

25 Jun ‘14

Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, normally develop when an area of the body is under pressure for a relatively long time. I experienced pressure ulcers first hand...