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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

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]

08.11.2013 COCIR Celebrates International Day Of Radiology

BRUSSELS – 8 November 2013 – Today is the International Day of Radiology, celebrated worldwide by radiology associations, the medical imaging industry and medical practitioners. COCIR is very supportive of celebrating radiology...[more]

28.10.2013 ITAC Health Becomes a Member of DITTA

BRUSSELS – 28 October 2013 – DITTA today announces that ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, has joined the global association.ITAC is the national association of Canada’s information and communications...[more]

24.10.2013 Varian joins COCIR China

BRUSSELS – 24 October 2013 – COCIR China welcomes Varian Medical Systems Pacific as its latest member in China.  Varian is a global manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical...[more]

17.10.2013 COCIR Applauds MEPs For Avoiding Unnecessary Regulatory Duplication For Medical Devices

Brussels, 17 October 2013 – The Internal Market and Consumer Production (IMCO) Committee of the European Parliament voted today on the proposed amendments to the draft Consumer Product Safety Regulation.COCIR, the European...[more]

08.10.2013 Accuray Becomes A Member Of COCIR

BRUSSELS – 8 October 2013 – COCIR today announces that Accuray Incorporated, a radiation oncology company has joined COCIR.  Accuray develops and manufactures products designed to deliver the full range of radiation therapy...[more]

03.10.2013 Theraclion Joins COCIR

BRUSSELS – 3 October 2013 – COCIR today announces that Theraclion, a French medical device company set up in 2004, has become a corporate member.  Theraclion has designed and marketed Echopulse, ultimate high technology...[more]

05.09.2013 COCIR initiative on Eco-Design - Launch of 2012 Annual Report for Computed Tomography

Brussels, 5 September 2013 – The European Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry association, COCIR, has published today its 3rd Annual Self-Regulatory Initiative (SRI) Status Report focusing on Computed...[more]

21.06.2013 Medical Technology Industry Applauds Announcement to Start US-EU Trade Negotiations

Washington, D.C, 21 June 2013. Yesterday, the leading global medical technology industry associations AdvaMed, COCIR, MITA and MedTech Europe (the alliance of European medical technology industry associations EDMA and Eucomed)...[more]

21.06.2013 COCIR Welcomes Resolution of Long Running Threat to Medical Scans

COCIR, the European trade association covering medical diagnostics, welcomes the adoption yesterday by European Council of the revised Directive on Protecting Workers from Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields, also known as the EMF...[more]

16.05.2013 Samsung Becomes a Corporate Member of COCIR

COCIR* today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, has become a COCIR corporate member and is now active in the healthcare sector following a merger in...[more]

15.05.2013 COCIR Actively Contributes to eHealth Week in Dublin

This year, as in previous years, COCIR* has actively taken part in the EU’s eHealth Week which was held under the Irish EU Presidency in Dublin from 13-15 May.  Nicole Denjoy, COCIR Secretary General, moderated the IHE...[more]

14.05.2013 Johnson & Johnson Joins COCIR China

COCIR* China welcomes J&J Medical (Shanghai) Ltd. (hereinafter, JJMS), the world’s leading company in medical devices, as its latest member.  Founded in 1886 to create surgical dressings, the corporation has steadily...[more]

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]

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