Edwards Lifesciences, based in Irvine, California, is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives.
Health Technology Wales (HTW) is a national body working to improve the quality of care in Wales. Our work focuses on the identification, appraisal and adoption of health technologies into the Welsh health and care setting. We cover all health technologies that are not medicines, such as medical devices, surgical procedures, psychological therapies, tele-monitoring or rehabilitation. We collaborate with partners across health, social care and the technology sectors to ensure a consistent approach.
China National Health Development Research Center (CNHDRC) is a national policy research and consultant institution under the leadership of National Health and Family Planning Commission of China (NHFPC). It was established in 1991 and previously known as China Health Economics Institute (CHEI). After being approved by the Chinese Staffing Committee and NHFPC it formally changed the name to the China National Health Development Research Center.
Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare.
Set up in 2009 at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Rome campus) as a result of a scientific collaboration between the faculty of Economics and the faculty of Medicine and Surgery, ALTEMS operates within the field of Economics and Healthcare management and offers qualification-based training at various stages in the professional development of people employed in the field of private and public healthcare. The mission of ALTEMS, in which its fundamental purposes are stated, is “to plan, organise and deliver post-graduate and executive training programmes within the fields of economics and health care management.
Healthcare Coverage Designed for Your Community, Accessible Across the Country
For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) companies have provided secure and stable healthcare coverage to people in communities across the country. BCBS grew out of a grassroots approach to a prepaid hospital plan in 1929. Today, the 36 independent and locally operated BCBS companies take what we learn from covering nearly 106 million people – one in three Americans – and use that knowledge to improve our healthcare system, and the health and wellness of our local communities.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.