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MedTech Monthly

November 2016
Patient Safety Task Force releases position paper on AMR

Read about the role of medtech in AMR

Many of you may have heard of the Patient Safety Task Force, a joint Eucomed-EDMA Group looking at the topics of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs). AMR is high on the agendas of the various EU Institutions, but also of global players including WHO, and the UN. MedTech Europe developed a position paper on this important subject to outline the role of medtech in this crucial debate.

The Standing Men: Technologies for Life– Thank you to all!

MedTech Europe would like to thank everyone who contributed to The Standing Men: Technologies for Life!

The display drew attention from many policy makers and stakeholders across Brussels and beyond, with many noting the unique approach of coupling the life-like statues with the voices of people from the EU healthcare community.. The art exhibit, a unique light and sound installation, was created by the artistic team AADN from Lyon, France.

In Short

Discussing EU Regulations at AdvaMed Conference (17-19 October 2016)

Edma and Eucomed were jointly represented on a specific EU regulatory panel at the recent AdvaMed Conference.


MedTech Views CEO RoundTable series

Have you read the CEO Round Table blog series? Insights from industry leaders, business best practices and more in the blogs below!


1. Thinking in New Boxes: How to Bring Fundamental Change to Your Medtech Business

2. Want happier, more productive employees? Embrace cooperation

3. Company culture: what it means in the fast-moving medtech world

4. Understanding company culture leads to smarter hiring


This is MedTech

‘I lost control of my life; I needed help’

For Simon Harris, weight-loss surgery was a chance to break free from addiction and reboot his life


Events & Trainings
17th - 18th November 2016

EUKPP - 'KOREA-EU Public Procurement Partnership 2016'

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