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Innovation dans les technologies médicales:pourquoi et comment s'impliquer?

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 9, no. 391, p. 1323-1326
Publication date2013
Abstract

Medical technologies are an intrinsic part of our daily practice. More than a simple recipient of novel medical devices, clinicians have a unique role to play in medtech innovation. They are invaluable assets for testing devices and guiding manufacturers towards the most clinically relevant solutions. More importantly, they have a direct view on patient needs and can therefore identify unmet clinical needs. As these skills are not part of medical school curricula, new centers in medtech innovation education are arising across Europe following the success of US programs. These centers offer a full curriculum in medtech innovation so that doctors can more actively participate and foster innovation in their field. This new knowledge can allow us to initiate our own innovations and potentially influence the future of our own practice.

Keywords
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Humans
  • Physician's Role
Citation (ISO format)
AZAGURY, Dan Elison et al. Innovation dans les technologies médicales:pourquoi et comment s’impliquer? In: Revue médicale suisse, 2013, vol. 9, n° 391, p. 1323–1326.
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