The following is a list of Webinars hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service Healthcare Team.

Recent and Archived Webinars

  • EU Medical Device Regulations Update – February 24, 2015
    Industry experts discussed what current and upcoming changes to expect with regards to EU Regulations for Medical Devices.  Topics covered included the EU legislative process (implementation and deadlines); new provisions (requirements and compliance); clinical evaluation; labeling; use of EU harmonized standards; unannounced visits by Notified Bodies; RoHS2001/65/EC impact on medical devices; and impact on authorized representative (mandate). See the webinar slides HERE. For more information, please contact Koreen Grube.

  • Europe Health IT Webinar Series – January 9; January 14; February 19, 2014
    Series of three regionally-focused webinars designed for U.S. health IT firms interested in entering or expanding into the European market. Overview of the Healthcare and Health IT landscape in key European markets. If you have any questions about this series, please contact Jetta DeNend.
  • Healthcare Opportunities in the Middle East – January 15, 2014
    Commercial Service representatives from the region and distinguished experts discussed market potential and strategies for success, including information on our programs at Arab Health, January 27-30, 2014. Detailed information about the Middle East and best prospects for sales; how to understand barriers and implement strategies for successful sales and market entry; U.S. Commercial Service programs presented at Arab Health, the largest healthcare trade show in the Middle East and a hub for business in the region. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Berton.
  • Review of EU Medical Device Legislation Webinar – January 28, 2014
    Europe’s changing regulatory landscape is creating challenges and opportunities for companies active in the medical sector. Webinar focused on these changes, featuring the U.S. Commercial Service and expert guest speaker on a highly informational 90 minute webinar. For more information contact Dusan Marinkovic or Sylvia Mohr - Dusan.Marinkovic@trade.gov or Sylvia.Mohr@trade.gov.

  • Dental Market in the UAE
    The Middle East is a vibrant and growing market for dental products and represents a great opportunity to expand your international sales. Join the U.S. Commercial Service on November 7th for an informative webinar about the region.
  • China Dental Webinar
    Demand for dental products in China is expected to climb eleven percent annually through 2012. As many Chinese are paying increasing attention to their appearance and health in the wake of their increased living standards, the demand for up-to-date dental services is growing. Of China’s 1.3 billion plus people, 50 percent of the adults and 70 percent of the children have decayed tooth problems, and over 90 percent of the people have periodontal disease. The increase of special dental hospitals or clinics has also contributed the growing demand for dental equipment.
  • Germany: Top Choice for Medical Technology
    U.S. Commercial Service webinar to help gain expertise in using Germany as your gateway into the European Union as well as understanding the reimbursement challenges faced by American companies selling to the German Healthcare Market. The German Healthcare Market is the largest in Europe. It was 11.6 % of GDP (2009); employed 5.4 million people; and accounted for expenditures of € 278.3 billion in 2009. According to the German Medical Technology Association (BVMed), the medical devices segment employed 170,000 and generated expenditures of
    € 25 billion in 2009.

China Medical Market, IVD Market, and CMEF
Webinar to help companies see how they can benefit from the rapid growth and development of the healthcare sector in China.