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The consumerisation of care: Can medtech compete?

Value, Business

18 Sep '14

Digital technologies are changing how companies innovate, interact and do business. Consumer industries such as retail, electronics, and telecommunications already use digital technologies to more closely connect to customers, better understand their needs, and be more responsive. As patients transition from passive care recipients to active value-seeking consumers, it is medtech’s turn to master these tools as new competitors chip away at the market. According to the 2014 PwC Global...

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Innovation outpacing EU regulation: the case for medical 3D...

Regulation, Access

30 Sep ‘14

A 3D Printed Breakthrough for Complex Children’s Fractures from Materialise NV on Vimeo . Imagine that you break your arm and it heals back together incorrectly, making it...

Wilfried Vancraen Materialise

DG SANCO or DG ENTR? Our value-based innovations will conti...

Value, Regulation

25 Sep ‘14

With the summer holidays well and truly behind us, and temperatures outside gradually dropping, I am sure the temperature inside the EU institutions is rising as the EU...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed

The consumerisation of care: Can medtech compete?

Value, Business

18 Sep ‘14

Digital technologies are changing how companies innovate, interact and do business. Consumer industries such as retail, electronics, and telecommunications already use digital technologies to more closely connect to...

The Sanofi stance: Diabetes management – taking an integrat...

Value, Access

10 Sep ‘14

In their latest study, “Access to Quality Medicines and Medical Devices for Diabetes Care in Europe”, the International Diabetes Federation Europe conducted a survey on the challenges people...

Anton Petkov Sanofi Global Diabetes

Handheld lab stands up to multi-drug resistant HIV, TB and ...

Value, Global

3 Sep ‘14

With air travel so fast and current diagnostics technology comparatively so slow, epidemics quickly and easily spread across continents. Take swine flu for instance. It took 4 months...

Sanjeev Krishna St George’s, University of London

The narrow view of medtech as a cost driver refuted… again

Value

28 Aug ‘14

The prevailing thought still today is that medtech is driving rising healthcare expenditure. More and more research and publications are finding this not to be the case. The...

Serge Bernasconi MedTech Europe, EDMA & Eucomed