Across Europe although national healthcare organisations differ, and underlying reimbursement and investment principles vary widely between Member States, all EU and National policy makers share the same goal: to increase the access, quality and efficiency of healthcare for the benefit of European citizens.
Healthcare is perhaps the most challenging of all our societal issues, and overcoming the anticipated demographic and disease-related burdens will not only require the cooperation and collective resolve of all stakeholders, but will also require a shift toward a more innovation-driven, patient-centric healthcare model.
COCIR, a non-profit trade organisation, represents the medical technology, devices and health IT industries. For over 50 years, its member companies have developed and commercialised innovative technologies to advance healthcare delivery. COCIR believes that the innovative solutions developed by its members have a key role in addressing the increasing and unsustainable productivity, accessibility and affordability gaps.