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25.04.2013 COCIR General Assembly Launches New Website and Publications

At the COCIR General Assembly today, a number of new initiatives and publications were launched. COCIR also welcomed speakers from the European Commission and Parliament to their Open Session. COCIR launched its new website at...[more]

23.04.2013 COCIR Urges Caution on the Call for an Alternative Marketing Authorisation Procedure for Medical Devices

European Commission’s proposal is a better balance for patient safety and timely access to innovative technologies in Europe COCIR* notes the recent publication of Rapporteurs’ reports by The European Parliament’s ENVI, IMCO and...[more]

18.04.2013 COCIR Event Shows The Reality Of The Digital Hospital

At a COCIR* event in Brussels yesterday on ‘Digital Hospitals: Healthcare transformation from electronic patient records to fully connected hospitals’, speakers from the European Commission, OECD, hospitals and industry came...[more]

11.04.2013 Medical Technology Industry Calls for Regulatory Convergence In U.S.-E.U. Trade Deal

Washington, D.C. – The medical technology industry represented by AdvaMed, COCIR, Eucomed, EDMA and MITA met yesterday with senior U.S. and E.U. government officials as part of the U.S.-E.U. High Level Regulatory Cooperation...[more]

22.03.2013 COCIR Welcomes IMS As A New Member

COCIR* is pleased to welcome Italian company Internazionale Medico Scientifica (IMS) as its newest member. Founded in 1965, the company is a medical research organisation initially focused on X-ray products and conventional...[more]

21.03.2013 Fruitful DITTA participation at Third IMDRF

DITTA, the Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association, applauds the International Medical Devices Regulators Forum (IMDRF) for its progress in converging regulatory frameworks on 19 and 20...[more]

19.03.2013 COCIR launches Report on ‘Fostering Financial Sustainability of Healthcare Systems in Europe’

COCIR* has launched its report ‘Fostering Financial Sustainability of Healthcare Systems in Europe’ at a workshop yesterday in Brussels co-organised by COCIR and the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE). The report...[more]

12.03.2013 DITTA Welcomes Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperative Association as a New Member

The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) is delighted to announce its newest member, the Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperative Association (KMDICA).  KMDICA joins...[more]

01.03.2013 DITTA Contributes to WHO First Consultation on Advancing Technological Innovation for Older Populations in Asia

 The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) participated in the WHO First Consultation on Advancing Technological Innovation for Older Populations in Asia which took place...[more]

13.02.2013 MITA and COCIR Applaud President Barack Obama for Initiating Negotiations on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with European Union

Today, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) and the European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) applauded President Barack Obama for initiating...[more]

29.01.2013 Healthcare Coalition on Data Protection calls for EU Data Protection Regulation to recognise the essential role of personal data in healthcare

Today the Healthcare Coalition on Data Protection published a joint statement highlighting the role of personal data in delivering high quality, patient-centred healthcare and conducting effective clinical and public...[more]

14.01.2013 COCIR Launches Code Of Conduct E-learning Tool

COCIR has today launched an interactive elearning tool to complement its pan-European Code of Conduct. The COCIR Code of Conduct sets the ethical standard for companies in their interactions with healthcare professionals. The...[more]

11.01.2013 COCIR Publishes its High-Level Contribution on Medical Device Regulation

The future of medical device regulation in Europe will continue to be a pressing debate in 2013 as the European Commission’s 2012 proposal moves through the EU institutions (European Council and European Parliament) for further...[more]

07.12.2012 COCIR welcomes EU eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020

COCIR congratulates the European Commission on its new eHealth Action Plan, entitled ‘Innovative healthcare for the 21st century’ as it provides a comprehensive roadmap for smart and sustainable healthcare in Europe. ...[more]

03.12.2012 DITTA Announces Outcomes of First Board of Directors Meeting

The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) announced outcomes of their first Board of Directors meeting. In 2012, DITTA became a legal entity and doubled the number of members...[more]

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