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04.02.2017 World Cancer Day 2017: Medical Technologies are helping prevent premature deaths

BRUSSELS – 4 February 2017: Today is World Cancer Day 2017, and COCIR is honoured to support its ambition of significantly reducing the illnesses and premature deaths caused by cancer by 2020 (1). COCIR is also proud to highlight...[more]

15.12.2016 Digital Health Week and COCIR eHealth Summit

BRUSSELS – 15 December 2016: The 3rd Annual COCIR eHealth Summit took place under the umbrella of the European Commission’s European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, in partnership with the European...[more]

08.11.2016 Obsolescent Technology undermining efforts to enhance Patient Safety: COCIR calls for urgent action

BRUSSELS – 8 November 2016 – Obsolescent imaging technology, which is too old to benefit from the latest radiation dosage reduction, is undermining efforts to enhance patient safety. This is the main finding of the 2016 COCIR...[more]

14.09.2016 COCIR Strategic Research Agenda: Fully aligned with EU 2020 priorities

BRUSSELS – 14 September 2016 – By targeting the same broad areas defined by Horizon 2020 and the Horizon 2020 healthcare objectives, COCIR members can make a vital contribution to delivering the EU’s 2020 healthcare objectives....[more]

05.07.2016 Measuring the contribution of innovative financial models in hospitals

BRUSSELS – 5 July 2016 –COCIR has released its new report “Managed Services – Innovative Business and Financial Models. Key Performance Indicators targeting EU healthcare sustainability goals”. This sets out a series of Key...[more]

17.06.2016 COCIR welcomes balanced approach of the Medical Devices Regulation

BRUSSELS – 17 June 2016 – COCIR welcomes the endorsements on 15 June of the agreement on the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) by the Council's Permanent Committee (COREPER) and by the European Parliament’s Environment, Public...[more]

15.06.2016 Launch of Joint Call for Action to scale up Integrated Care in Europe

BRUSSELS – 15 June 2016. In the European Parliament today, the newly established Integrated Care Alliance launched its initiative and Call for Action at an event hosted by Michal Boni MEP. The Call for Action sets out ten...[more]

10.05.2016 COCIR AND ESTRO AGREE TO STRENGTHEN THEIR COLLABORATION

BRUSSELS – 10 May 2016 – The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR*) and the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO**) have announced an agreement...[more]

14.04.2016 COCIR urges harmonised interpretation and enforcement of the Data Protection Regulation

BRUSSELS – 14 April 2016 – COCIR welcomes the adoption of the European Data Protection Regulation. However, in order for the Regulation to deliver on its objectives, it is crucial that EU Member States move rapidly towards a...[more]

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]

18.06.2015 COCIR AND HIMSS STRENGTHEN COOPERATION WITH NEW MOU

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]

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