German device association's website success:
This article was originally published in Clinica
German device industry association BVMed's campaign to provide information on medical devices over the internet is proving to be a success, it claims. During the first quarter of 2001, BVMed's site received over 400,000 hits, an increase of 22% compared with the preceding quarter. 25% of these are described by the association as regular visitors. "The value of medical devices in the German health system", a 150-page study on innovative device technology, was downloaded over 2,700 times.