Ashley Yeo is attached to the medtech titles within Informa’s Pharma intelligence division.
As Health Care editor on In Vivo (monthly hardcopy and online daily services), he writes and commissions news and feature material to meet the strategic business and market access information needs of senior players and device makers as they move innovations into the global medtech market place.
As part of the Principal Analyst team, he also contributes news delivery and insight needs across the group’s other medtech titles in the field of market access (global regulatory, reimbursement, policy changes). Key areas of focus are Germany, the UK and global themes, and EU and other outside global regulatory insight.
A linguist by training, he joined what was later to become Informa in mid-1988 as a French and German news reporter (with some other European languages also in the mix), and has been editor of three of the group’s titles (including Clinica) over a 14-year-period.
These duties are combined with supporting the growing Ask The Analyst service. He says: “This helps us as a group keep a close relationship with long-term and potential subscribers in a sector where insight and knowledge are key to our clients’ commercial success.”
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UK health minister Baroness Blackwood will introduce the new UK Medicines and Medical Devices Bill before Parliament today, just before the House of Commons goes into recess. The government wants new legislation for devices and medicines in place before the end of the Brexit transition period.
EU medical device consultant Trevor Lewis takes note of the recent, if belated, progress towards the building of the post-MDR playing field for medical device companies in Europe, but calls political decision-makers and economic operators to account: getting it right is nothing short of a matter of life and death, he tells In Vivo.
Cryoport is a unique company in its niche – supporting regenerative medicine clinical trials and commercial products with cold chain logistics – and has designs on becoming a full supply chain partner for the biopharma industry. CEO Jerry Shelton explained the company’s current role and future plans to In Vivo during the recent Jefferies Healthcare conference.
In this week's podcast, Medtech Insight executive editor Ashley Yeo chats with deputy editor Reed Miller about the UK's departure from the EU on 31 January, and what that means for the region's medtech industry.
While its traditional competitors are active in devices or capital equipment, Philips has set itself apart with its committed investment in health informatics, says CEO Frans van Houten, who wants to position the group as a leader in integrated care models.
Royal Philips is planning to sell its domestic appliance business to better focus on its strategic aims in health technology. The group made the announcement as it unveiled 2019 sales up 4.5% on a comparable basis.