sustainable competence in advancing healthcare
European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry
sustainable competence in advancing healthcare
European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry

Press releases

02.03.2016 Replacing Medical Imaging Equipment in Europe: Time is Running Out

VIENNA – 2 March 2016 – Replacing Europe’s Medical Imaging Equipment is essential and long overdue, says COCIR, the trade association for Europe’s medical imaging, health ICT and electromedical industries. COCIR is presenting its...[more]

05.02.2016 Making Healthcare Systems More Sustainable Through Integrated Care – Brief Outcome from COCIR Successful eHealth Summit

BRUSSELS – 5 February 2016 – The second annual COCIR eHealth Summit took place last week in Brussels, Belgium, in cooperation with the European Commission and in partnership with European Hospital and Healthcare Foundation (HOPE)...[more]

04.02.2016 World Cancer Day 2016: COCIR Raises Importance of Technologies!

BRUSSELS – 4 February 2016 – Today is World Cancer Day 2016 and COCIR is taking this opportunity  to raise awareness about the new and efficient clinical processes that medical technologies are enabling for the benefit of...[more]

27.01.2016 COCIR partners with the Voka Community to accelerate mHealth uptake and Integrated Care in Belgium

BRUSSELS – 27 January 2016 – During the COCIR 2nd Annual eHealth Summit, Nicole Denjoy, COCIR Secretary General and Jan Van Emelen, Voka Chairman of Mobile Health, presented a new partnership on mHealth. This partnership is...[more]

06.10.2015 EU Medical Devices Regulation: COCIR Recommendations Before Trilogue Starts

BRUSSELS – 6 October 2015 – COCIR welcomes yesterday’s successful Council endorsement of its negotiating position confirming the General Approach and the imminent start of the Trilogue process for the proposed Medical Devices...[more]


BRUSSELS – 22 June 2015 – The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR*) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS**) have renewed their...[more]


BRUSSELS – 15 June 2015 – Today, COCIR launches its White Paper “Integrated Care: Better Healthcare for Europe”. The paper emphasizes the critical role medical technology and eHealth play in driving a better integration of care...[more]


BRUSSELS – 13 May 2015 – Today marks one week since the adoption of the Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy. COCIR continues to support the Juncker Commission’s initiative to tear down regulatory walls and achieve further...[more]

11.05.2015 COCIR Launches the annual 5th Edition of its eHealth Toolkit

RIGA – 11 May 2015 – Today, COCIR launches the newest edition of its eHealth Toolkit, subtitled ‘Integrated Care: Breaking the Silos’.  This year’s toolkit focuses on the value of Integrated Care, the challenges in...[more]

04.05.2015 Integrated Care In Focus At 2015 COCIR General Assembly

BRUSSELS – 4 May 2015 – COCIR’s Annual General Assembly 2015 recently took place in Brussels. It was articulated around a private session in the morning exclusively with all COCIR members, represented at the highest level. ...[more]

23.04.2015 Joost Leeflang Appointed New COCIR President

Brussels – 22 April 2015 – At the COCIR General Assembly in Brussels today, COCIR President Kevin Haydon announced that he would stand down from COCIR Presidency at the end of April 2015.  Joost Leeflang has been elected as...[more]

02.04.2015 COCIR and MITA Issue Response to U.S. FDA Statement on Bonn Call for Action

Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) today issued the following response to the...[more]

06.03.2015 ECR 2015: COCIR Participates in EuroSafe Call For Action and Raises Alarming Trend Of Ageing Imaging Equipment

VIENNA – 6 March 2015 – Today, at the European Congress of Radiation (ECR) 2015, COCIR participated in the EuroSafe Call for Action. A European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative, ‘EuroSafe 2 – EuroSafe imaging call for...[more]

05.02.2015 MEP Françoise GROSSETETE and Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis welcome COCIR’s Call for Action to achieve sustainable healthcare systems

Brussels - 5 Feb. 2015 - During the launch of the Call for Action, hosted by Françoise Grossetête MEP, Vice President of the EPP Group, in the European Parliament on 2 February, Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis welcomed COCIR’s...[more]

07.01.2015 COCIR New Code of Conduct in force Now!

BRUSSELS – 7 January 2015 – The COCIR New Code, setting the standard for member companies in their interactions with healthcare professionals,  pre-announced in May 2014, is now in force since 1 January 2015.  It...[more]

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