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Volume 26, Issue 2 - Medical Devices



What can I say? I am excited to be writing my first editorial as section editor of EMWA News. With Bea as my predecessor, I know I have some big shoes to fill and hope to be up to the task.

In this issue, we share the latest news from our association. The 44th conference in Birmingham has just finished, and Slavka prepared an overview of all the new features that were offered. As the renewed Freelance Business Group was presented in Birmingham, we asked Satyen to briefly introduce the changes and improvements to both Freelance Business Group and Forum. Diarmuid organized a conference map that allows EMWA members to keep track of past and upcoming conference sites. Moreover, last March, Abe and Carola attended the 3rd MedComms Meeting in Berlin. Here, they share their experiences. Finally, one year after the CORE Reference was launched, Sam surveyed its practical utility and shares the results in this section. In other news, some EC positions were renewed this year, and we welcome Tiziana von Bruchhausen as the new Vice-President, Maria João Almeida as PR Officer, and Beatrix Doerr as Honorary Secretary; James Visanji, was re-elected as Treasurer. To those leaving their positions, thank you for your outstanding work during the past year.



Medical Devices: An exciting industry at a crossroads
President's Message
Writing for medical devices compared to pharmaceuticals: An introduction
Clinical Evaluation Reports from the medical writer’s perspective!
New EU medical device regulations: Impact on the MedTech sector
Medical Device Regulation: A necessary step towards more patient and user safety
Transparency – left to its own devices until now
Medical devices in the disclosure era and the role of medical writers
Does standardisation improve animal testing of medical devices?
Puns, promises, and metaphors: Medical device trade names
French breast implants, the Medical Device Regulation, and a theoretical case study
Science journalism: In search of a new identity
Can a medical writer submit a manuscript on behalf of a corresponding author?
To be or not to be – Are medical and scientific writers of non-native English origin at a disadvantage?
Winners of the Geoff Hall Scholarship Essay Competition
Good medical writing saves lives: The perspective of a former medic
Good medical writing saves lives – and even a little comma can make a difference
Abstracts from 44th EMWA conference Poster session
News from the EMA
Journal Watch
Gained in Translation
Getting Your Foot in the Door
In the Bookstores
Regulatory Matters
The Webscout
Good Writing Practice
Out on Our Own

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