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What Medical Technology exactly is

  • Brussels, 13 February 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 always be the top priorities of any organisation active in the healthcare industry.
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  • Brussels, 09 February 2012

    Industry supports European Commission in strengthening medical devices legislation

    The European medical technology industry recognises the need to improve the effectiveness of the current European regulatory framework for medical devices. Eucomed, the European industry association for medical technology, appreciates the European Commission’s swift reaction and clear proposal for a joint plan of immediate measures to strengthen the European medical devices legislation. After analysing the Commission’s proposal, Eucomed believes the measures are balanced and appropriate and will have a positive effect on patient safety.

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  • Brussels, 08 February 2012

    Call for interested parties regarding apheresis connector harmonisation

    EBA, the European Blood Alliance, and Eucomed, the European medical technology industry association, are calling all stakeholders involved in the design, development and manufacturing of medical devices used for apheresis systems and associated solutions to participate in the project aimed at designing a new connector specific for apheresis.
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  • Brussels, 17 January 2012

    EDMA and Eucomed to establish European industry alliance

    EDMA, the European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association, and Eucomed, the European medical technology industry association, are pleased to announce that their respective members have decided to join forces under the umbrella of a European industry federation in a European industry alliance.
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  • Brussels, 09 January 2012

    Eucomed statement on PIP breast implant incidents

    The European medical technology industry association Eucomed notes with great concern recent press reports that the French firm Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) may have violated the regulations by using unapproved industrial-grade silicone in some of its implantable products and by allegedly falsifying or withholding documents. If these or other allegations are confirmed, Eucomed strongly condemns PIP’s behaviour and breach of trust. Patient safety, public confidence, and ethical behaviour should always be the top priorities of any organisation active in the healthcare industry.
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