Healthcare Associated Infections.
Health First Europe has led the call for increased patient safety including a strong focus on combatting HCAIs. Its recommendations on patient safety have garnered considerable support from EU healthcare stakeholders. Read more.
MedTech Europe has also made clear its commitment recently, outlining its ‘STEP’ model – Staff, Technology, Environment, Process—to help healthcare providers and professionals assess the risk of HCAIs and use the information to introduce policies which will help reduce and contain infections.
Getting regulation right for patients and innovation: Serge Bernasconi - 21.12.2012
The revision of the EU Medical Devices Directives (MDD) could not have come at a more critical moment. The recent PIP breast implant incident has made it crystal clear that healthcare actors must pull together to ensure similar cases of fraud never happen again. Read full article