Boston Scientific Programme of Activities in Support of MedTech Week 2020

MedTech Week runs from 12-16 October and the theme this year is once again ‘Creating Solutions for a Healthier Tomorrow’. In a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more poignant than ever to highlight the positive impact of MedTech on the healthcare system and the lives of friends and families in our communities. Boston Scientific is proud to support #MedTechWeek with the following programme of activities.
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Friday 9 October     Ireland

“Managing COVID: lessons learned from the EMEA experience” webinar hosted by IMSTA

Darragh Tolan, VP Endoscopy EMEA for Boston Scientific is keynote speaker as part of IMSTA’s inspirational “Art of the Possible” lunchtime series. Darragh reflects on his experience of COVID-19 as one of the leading co-ordinators of the company’s response in EMEA and leader of the Endoscopy business division in the region. Look out for details here.

Monday 12 October     UK

“The needs of the patient – what's changed” webinar 1-2pm UK, sponsored by Boston Scientific

As COVID hospital admissions begin to rise again, huge challenges present themselves for patients who need the NHS most. Join us for a discussion with highly regarded patient group leaders, to find out what has changed for patients with long-term chronic conditions, what will be the impact on patients if there is a significant Second Wave, and how could patients be better supported in this ‘new normal’ world of uncertainty.

Tuesday 13 October     Europe

World Thrombosis Day

Boston Scientific is once again proud to be supporting World Thrombosis Day and help to raise awareness for Deep Vein Thrombosis. Look out for our series of messages from videos from key opinion leaders across a variety of countries as they share their messages around thrombosis. You can follow the activity on the following social media channels LinkedIn and Twitter.

Thursday 15 October     ITALY

“MedTech Innovation and patients in the so called ‘new normal’” webinar 4-5pm CET, sponsored by Boston Scientific (Italian language)

Boston Scientific Italy Country Leader, Laura Gillio Meina is joined by special guest Onorevole Anna Maria Mancuso, President of Salute Donna Onlus and Salute Uomo Onlus to discuss the role of patient associations in the so called ‘new normal’ and how technologies are adding value to patients now and into the future.

Look out for further updates on our programme of activities in coming weeks, including patient stories, and insider and leader perspectives on our social media channels.