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29.03.2012 Medtech Industry Ecodesign Initiative Moves To Next Level

As part of the COCIR Self-Regulatory Ecodesign Initiative launched in 2006, the first Annual Forum was held in Brussels this week, bringing together COCIR members, some Member State representatives and the European Commission....[more]

15.03.2012 COCIR Showcases Best Practice in Healthcare Innovation

BRUSSELS – 15 March 2012 – COCIR - the European trade association for the medical technology industry - today had the pleasure of hosting a meeting with the European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli and...[more]

27.02.2012 The Global Diagnostic Imaging Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association Launches Website

Digital Platform Will Promote International Cooperation and Communication in Medical IndustryWASHINGTON, DC - The Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT & Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) today announced the...[more]

13.02.2012 Joint European Medical Device Industry Statement on European Medical Device Regulatory Regime

The European medical device technology industry associations strongly condemn the alleged fraudulent behavior of the French company Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP). Patient safety, public confidence, and ethical behavior should...[more]

09.02.2012 COCIR Strengthens Its Industry Code of Conduct

Building on the success of its pan-European Code of Conduct, which sets the standard for companies in their interactions with healthcare professionals including their agents, customers and distributors, COCIR is publishing today...[more]

13.01.2012 More Investment Needed in Health ICTs to Improve Healthcare Delivery

COCIR today published the results of a survey conducted among European acute care hospitals on the availability, use and investment plans for health information and communication technologies (health ICTs). This market, worth...[more]

09.01.2012 Joint COCIR-HERCA Press Release - Regulators Work With Medical Industry on Radiation Protection

BRUSSELS – 09 January 2012 – Putting patient safety first is a priority for both HERCA, the association of the Heads of European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities and, COCIR, the European trade association...[more]

22.12.2011 Qualcomm Joins COCIR

BRUSSELS – 22 December 2011 – Qualcomm Inc. is the latest member to join COCIR in 2011. Qualcomm’s membership will strengthen COCIR’s position of excellence and leadership in eHealth. As one of the key leaders in 3G and...[more]

08.12.2011 COCIR Welcomes New Member EOS imaging

COCIR, the organisation representing the radiology, electromedical and healthcare IT industry in Europe, announced today the inclusion of EOS imaging in its growing membership. EOS imaging has developed from a Nobel Prize-winning...[more]

08.12.2011 Care Innovations Becomes New COCIR Member

COCIR, the organisation representing the radiology, electromedical and healthcare IT industry in Europe, today welcomes Care Innovations as its newest member company. Formed through a combination of GE Healthcare's Home Health...[more]

08.12.2011 Joint Healthcare Industry* Press Release: ‘The value of industry involvement in HTA’

The Healthcare Industry is pleased to present today in the setting of the EUnetHTA Joint Action Conference in Gdansk, a jointly developed position paper on ‘The value of industry involvement in HTA’. The paper outlines the...[more]

14.11.2011 Defining Tomorrow’s Legislation on the Privacy and Protection of Health Data

Data protection in healthcare applications is key for users’ confidence in healthcare solutions like eHealth.  COCIR, the leading industry voice on Health ICTs, welcomes the European Commission’s revision of the current data...[more]

18.10.2011 COCIR, JIRA and MITA Demonstrate Increased Cooperation in International Meetings

BRUSSELS, 18 October 2011 – DITTA, the organization of medical trade associations COCIR (Europe), JIRA (Japan) and MITA (United States), came together last week for a two-day international regulatory meeting and a presentation at...[more]

12.10.2011 Joint Press Release: Pushing Forward on Medical Software Harmonisation

BRUSSELS – 12 October 2011 – European medical software manufacturers are currently subject to a diverse and unclear regulatory framework within Europe and beyond. The harmonisation of global approaches for the regulation of...[more]

12.09.2011 COCIR Builds Up Online Environmental Information for Health Sector

russels – 12 September 2011  COCIR has reviewed and updated the ‘Greening at COCIR’ section of its website to underline the central importance of the environment in the policymaking process and to provide the medical...[more]

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