The Advanced Medical Technology Assn. (AdvaMed) and the European Medical Technology Industry Assn. (Eucomed) issued a statement on ethical interactions between medical device companies and healthcare professionals.
The statement addresses the industry’s attempt to have consistent transparency and ethical standards across international borders. AdvaMed and Eucomed each have separate ethics codes, but share principles on clinical legitimacy, transparency, independence and the propriety of relationships between companies and healthcare providers.