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Europe’s medical device industry has always agreed that Europe’s regulatory system for devices needs to be improved and has put forward various proposals to achieve this. In the wake of a case of fraud like the PIP breast implant incident, it is clear that we need a safer system that makes sure Europe’s patients continue… » read more

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The rapid ageing of the European population has urged the need for prevention and proper treatment of age-related diseases. Amongst these priorities and priority diseases, Cataract is today the major cause of vision impairment of senior citizens worldwide, responsible of 48 % of blindness around the globe. Cataract is the clouding of the lens of… » read more

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It’s increasingly clear that the Medical Technology (MedTech) industry is going through an unprecedented level of change. In Europe, budget pressures are impacting market access and reimbursement. Payers and providers require evidence of value at the clinical and socio-economic level. And buying processes are changing. In the midst of this challenging market, MedTech companies must… » read more

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It’s increasingly clear that the Medical Technology (MedTech) industry is going through an unprecedented level of change. In Europe, budget pressures are impacting market access and reimbursement. Payers and providers require evidence of value at the clinical and socio-economic level. And buying processes are changing. In the midst of this challenging market, MedTech companies must… » read more

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Getting the timing right for the implementation of changes is essential to ensuring that the new regulations result in a better system for in vitro diagnostics (IVD) rather than a bureaucratic quagmire.  The sweeping changes being made to risk classification will be complex and time-consuming.  The lessons learned from similar overhauls in other markets show… » read more

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