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Point of Care Diagnostics - Economic Reimbursement & Technology Trends

24 Oct 2012 - 25 Oct 2012 - London, UK



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SMi present their 9th annual Point of Care Diagnostics conference, which will bring together key members of the diagnostics and healthcare industries to discuss the implementation of technology, the reimbursements of the industry, and the connectivity of point of care technology throughout Europe and the world.

Benefits of Attending:

· Network with diagnostic manufacturers, pharmaceutical specialists and key healthcare practitioners working with POC technology

· Explore the economics, market developments, connectivity and the controversial topics of the POC industry

· Learn about the current market pulls and emerging technologies, and the ways they affect the medical diagnostics industry

· Discuss the POC industry, its potential expansion into wider markets and its future in the NHS and in European healthcare

· Consider new emerging technologies, and speak to the industry leaders at the forefront of development, manufacture and usage

Keynote Speakers include:

· Thomas Li, Senior Director, Technology Management, Roche Diagnostics, Singapore 

· Hans Winkler, Senior Director, Biomarkers, Janssen R&D (a Johnson & Johnson company) 

· David Huckle, President & Director General, ABA – France 

· Gilbert Greub, Chief of Medicine, Institute of Microbiology 

· Christopher Lowe, Director of the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge 

PLUS 2 INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 

Tuesday 23rd of October, 2012, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London

A: Health economics, reimbursement, and market access for POC technologies

Workshop Leader: Kuo Tong, President & Founder, Quorum Consulting

8:30 – 12:30

B: The Future of Healthcare: Connecting the vision

Workshop leader: Simon Burnell, Partner, PA Consulting

13:30 – 17:30 pm

***Book before 31st May 2012 and save £300***

***Book before 29th June 2012 and save £100***

Visit our website here: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/goto/2012pointofcare8.asp

Alternatively Contact Shilan Chandi on tel: +44 (0) 20 7827 6738 or email: schandi@smi-online.co.uk



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