Association of Research Based Medical Technologies Manufacturers (ARTED) represents such members which develop, manufacture market medical products, technologies, related services treatments (Medical Technology) in order to diagnose, treat, monitor, manage palliate healthcare problems disabilities so that patients can lead a long healthy life.
ARTED has launched its activities with 6 member companies as a platform in the second half of 2007 to secure a direct healthier communication with public stakeholders, to help/ improve the access by the patients in Turkey to modern innovative treatment methods to ensure a high standard in ethical business principles in the Medical Device Market,it acquired the status of an acquisition by the end of 2009.
ARTED whose Eucomed application is accepted in May 2011 is in the status of a national association that represents Turkey as the member to Eucomed National Associations Network. ARTED became an EDMA member in January 2014.
With its presence in the medical device technologies, ARTED’s objective is to create a joint platform to develop an innovative high technology medical device industry in Turkey to contribute the treatment of patients in Turkey so that access to new products, information technology will be easier widely available,the said medical device technologies sector to an ethical, transparent well-respected level commensurate with the standards in developed countries.
ARTED has dedicated all its means to the advancement of medical science, improvement of patient services,in particular, to the development of high quality innovative medical technologies in order to achieve its such purposes. It assumes the responsibility to ensure the observation of ethical rules applicable to the relations between its members healthcare professions (doctors, physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, professional members listed in the Law no 1219 for the enforcement of Medicine Medical Sciences)the Regulation on the Description of Jobs Tasks of Healthcare Professions Other Professions in the Healthcare Industry,other healthcare professions without any direct application to human beings in the healthcare sector,technical personnel operating at healthcare institution sentities, employees of procurement units at hospitals reimbursement institutions other healthcare industry employees, entities in which healthcare services are offered governmental agencies institutions.