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

30.07.2014 Esaote Joins COCIR

BRUSSELS – 30 July 2014 – COCIR welcomes Esaote as its latest corporate member.  Esaote is a leading manufacturer of medical diagnostic systems. Founded as a start-up in 1982 and headquartered in Italy, Esaote provides...[more]

16.07.2014 COCIR Releases 4th Annual Ecodesign Report

BRUSSELS – 15 July 2013 – Today, COCIR publishes its 4th annual Self-Regulatory Initiative (SRI) Status Report on the ecodesign of medical imaging equipment, providing detailed analysis of 2013 energy-saving results. According to...[more]

02.07.2014 COCIR Launches its First Guide on EU Structural and Investment Funds Guide for Health Projects

BRUSSELS – 2 July 2014 – Today, COCIR launches its new guide ‘Towards EU Structural and Investment Funds for Health Projects in 2014-2020’.  The step-by-step document aims to build awareness of European Structural and...[more]

11.06.2014 Authorities and industry working together on medical radiation protection

BRUSSELS – 17 June 2014 – HERCA (the association of the Heads of European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities) and COCIR (the European association representing the medical imaging, electromedical and healthcare IT...[more]

27.05.2014 Obsolescence of Medical Imaging Equipment – COCIR Publishes its Summary

BRUSSELS – 27 May 2014 – Today, COCIR announces the preliminary results of its Medical Imaging Equipment Age Profile and Density report.  The report has identified some alarming findings, namely that installed base density...[more]

21.05.2014 Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Joins COCIR

BRUSSELS – 21 May 2014 – COCIR welcomes Varian Medical Systems Inc.  as its latest corporate member.  Varian is a global manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with...[more]

19.05.2014 New COCIR Code of Conduct for the Medical Technology Industry

BRUSSELS – 19 May 2014 – COCIR has launched a new and improved version of its pan-European Code of Conduct, which sets the standard for member companies in their interactions with healthcare professionals.    “In...[more]

09.04.2014 bvitg Boosts German Membership and Health IT Footprint of COCIR

BRUSSELS – 9 April 2014 – COCIR welcomes German Trade Association Bundesverband Gesundheits-IT (bvitg) as its latest member.  Based in Berlin, Germany, bvitg is the German association of health IT Vendors and is currently...[more]

02.04.2014 COCIR Launches 4th Edition of eHealth Toolkit

NICE – 3 APRIL 2014 – Today, COCIR launches the 4th edition of its eHealth Toolkit which focuses on how modern data-driven approaches can improve healthcare quality in a cost-effective manner.  The toolkit also highlights...[more]

28.03.2014 DITTA Congratulates IMDRF On Excellent Meetings In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The 5th International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) meetings took place in San Francisco on 25-27 March 2014 under the chairmanship of US Food and Drug Administration. DITTA congratulates the IMDRF...[more]

07.03.2014 COCIR Supports EuroSafe Imaging Campaign: Working Together for Patient Safety

VIENNA – 7 March 2014 – Today, COCIR welcomes the EuroSafe Imaging campaign launch, whose main objective is patient and healthcare worker safety.  A European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative, the launch is taking place...[more]

06.03.2014 A Joint Radiologist/Industry Initiative On Integrity

VIENNA – 6 March 2014 – Today COCIR and ESR held a Joint Session at 2014 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) entitled “How does integrity affect our daily lives? A joint radiologist/industry initiative”.  The aim was to...[more]

04.02.2014 COCIR Raises Awareness of Industry Achievements On World Cancer Day 2014

BRUSSELS – 4 February 2014 – Today is World Cancer Day 2014 and COCIR wants to take this opportunity to raise awareness of what our sector (medical imaging and health ICT) is contributing to the fight against cancer by...[more]

13.01.2014 COCIR Launches Guidelines on Energy Saving on CT

BRUSSELS – 14 January 2014 – COCIR today launched a new initiative as part of its Self-Regulatory Initiative on eco-design, providing recommendations to users of Computed Tomography scanners on how to save energy.  These...[more]

16.12.2013 COCIR Code of Conduct signed in Argentina

BRUSSELS – 16 December 2013 – COCIR company members GE, Philips, Siemens and also Griensu S.A. signed the first COCIR Code of Conduct in Latin America on 10 December 2013 at the CADIEM Chamber of Medical Equipment Manufactures,...[more]

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