Medtechs Track Changing Needs In Support Of Ukraine Healthcare
Shortages Of Neon Gas And IT Talent Are Among The Unanticipated Fall Outs Of The War In Ukraine
Ukraine’s medical supply needs have evolved since Russia launched its military invasion of the country on 24 February. EU healthcare decision makers and the medical technology industry have stood firm in their support of the besieged country, said MedTech Europe’s Jesús Rueda.
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Always ready to frame the needs of EU medtechs clearly and succinctly, MedTech Europe CEO Serge Bernasconi says that the local industry in the future could benefit from more strategic direction and support from a dedicated EU agency or similar tighter governance structure.
Many health care businesses have condemned the war in Ukraine while prioritizing the safety of local employees and pledging support and humanitarian aid. They must also consider their own operational issues during and after the conflict.
Cross-industry collaboration is the new focus of EU health care technology research funding activity. Under Horizon Europe, the Innovative Health Initiative will encourage convergence in health technology, and prioritize digital technologies and data analytics. No longer can EU-funded projects be pharma-only or medtech-only, said MedTech Europe’s Patrick Boisseau.