Synergy Medical Technologies Ltd: Compliance Policy
This section provides an overview of the Synergy Medical Technologies Ltd (hereafter referred to as SMT) Compliance program including its structure, policies, procedures and contact information. In the course of its normal business operations, SMT routinely retains Health Care Professionals (HCPs) as consultants. SMT reviews such activities to ensure that they support bona fide global business needs and are consistent with all applicable SMT policies and guidelines.
Health Care Professionals (HCPs) refers to individuals and entities that are (1) involved in providing health care services and/or items to patients and (2) in a position to purchase, lease,
recommend, use, arrange for the purchase or lease of, or prescribe products connected with SMT. The phrase Health Care Professional is to be interpreted broadly and includes both persons providing
services (such as doctors, surgeons, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, operating room staff, medically qualified consultants & clinicians) and persons who do not provide services directly
administrative hospital or office staff), but who may be involved in the decision to purchase, lease, or recommend by SMT. Health Care Professionals also include purchasing agents, clinician /physician’s practice managers and management within group purchasing organisations.
Ethics, Compliance and Certification
For medical technology companies, interacting with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) is a key component of their day to day activities.
HCPs are an integral part of the R&D process and a source of innovation and creativity during the development of medical devices. HCPs are also the prime users of technologies and play an instrumental role in the successful adoption of innovative medical devices throughout Europe and beyond. Companies are also required to provide HCPs with appropriate instruction, education, training, service and technical support to ensure delivery of modern, safe and effective medical technology and care to patients. The medical technology industry represented by Eucomed is committed to ensuring that its collaboration with HCPs adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards.
SMT relationships with Consultants, including surgeons and other Health Care Professionals (“HCPs”), are governed by the “Eucomed Code of Ethics: Guidelines on the Interaction with Healthcare Professionals.”
Without reservation, SMT strongly endorses both the letter and spirit of the “Eucomed Code of Ethics: Guidelines on the Interaction with Health Care Professionals.”