Highlights of 1050 (21 March 2003)
This article was originally published in Clinica
The European market for new electromedical equipment would open up widely if national governments played their part and authorised spending to update ageing CT scanners and MRI systems. An analysis by COCIR (story on page 3) shows the potential for new product sales, should an effective lobbying campaign be launched at those with their hands on the purse strings. The German OTC diagnostic market was buoyant in 2002 (page 3) and the signs are that the authorities are beginning to come good on their promise of funding, if a decision on reimbursement of a PSA test is any indication (page 4).