Each week, we highlight the news of the week in digital health. Find the titles that have made the buzz, the latest trends and innovations as well as the latest news in the field.
In the headlines: Between a unique alliance and an unprecedented reconversion in healthcare, the week’s news was full of hot topics!
In particular, we will highlight four news items that have rocked the healthcare world:
- An unprecedented alliance of French-speaking cantons in digital health. Fribourg, Geneva, Jura, Valais and Vaud have adopted a draft agreement in order to establish a legal framework to pool their efforts in digital health.
- Third country’s status, due to missing framework agreement with the EU, leads to a 6% increase in production costs for Medtech and a reduction in the supply of medical devices planned by 60% of them.
- Federal Council relies on coordinated care networks to curb costs. The government also wants faster access to drugs in return for a move towards price transparency. Invoices will be transmitted electronically.
- Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is seeking to reposition itself as a key player in the field of health.
Find all the other news that makes the heart of digital health beat in the columns of our weekly.
See you next Thursday!
>> Discover all the latest news on digital health by reading your weekly newsletter HERE
>> Subscribe HERE