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The Revision of the Medical Devices Directives and Health Technology Assessme...

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 is essential that Europe keep things moving to safeguard patient access to medical technologies and to keep innovation in Europe. Yet it feels that particularly for the MDD Revision and HTA we are slowing down rather than proceeding apace. So what's the...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed
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New EP, new Commission, another Presidency – Where does the...

Regulation

18 Mar ‘15

When the European Parliament finalised their amendments for the Proposal for a Regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices in October 2013, they set the scene for a...

How we plan to ensure advancement of innovative and safe me...

Regulation

11 Mar ‘15

The European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) and MedTech Europe, have created a common Working Party aimed at addressing ethical and quality issues when setting clinical standards...

Ingrid Klingmann European Forum for Good Clinical...

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