COCIR BLOG

Seizing the opportunity in cancer care

The Marie Curie Legacy Campaign, pioneered by the ESTRO Cancer Foundation (ECF) and ESTRO, is a global initiative to raise awareness of the benefi...

November: International Awareness Month on Lung cancer

The 2003 EU Council Recommendations contributed greatly to synchronising approaches to early detection of cancer in European Member States. However, the last 15 years have seen...

CANCER CARE: HOW COCIR INDUSTRIES CAN HELP

COCIR is happy to launch this new category in its dedicate blog, to promote the added value of radiotherapy in cancer care. We are very proud that major brea...

European Parliament debates implementation of Medical Device Regulation

To respond to an Oral Question tabled by the ENVI Committee

COCIR standardisation blog launch!

14 October was World Standards Day! It celebrates the day in 1946 when delegates from 25 countries first gathered in London and decided to establish ISO, an international organization focused on facilitating standardization. World Standards Day is the right moment for COCIR to launch our new blog offering regular insights into European and international standardisation developments!

SPRING IS HERE, IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT INTEROPERABILITY…..

Interoperability is part of COCIR’s DNA. It lies at the heart of our member’s businesses but is also a central piece of the European, national and regional digital health strategies. Everyone in the digital health ecosystem, including policy makers, und...

VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE: ANSWERING QUESTIONS

Value based healthcare (VBHC) is increasingly viewed as the most likely way of delivering affordable and sustainable healthcare systems. Current delivery models, focusing on volume, are simply unable to cope with the demands of Europe’s ageing population....

THE PUBLIC ARE READY FOR MHEALTH; ARE STAKEHOLDERS READY TO SCALE UP TO MATCH?

Mobile Health has been identified as a potential game-changer for health and care delivery. What does the popularity of consumer wearable health technology tell us about the future? In a recent address to the European Parliament,...

2017: THE DIGITAL HEALTH YEAR

It has sometimes felt as if Europe was waiting for the breakthrough that truly defined the Digital Health revolution. However, in reality, the revolution has already happened, without fuss or fanfare. Quietly and unobtrusively, healthcare systems now increa...