Our December Newsletter is online!
Debating the future generation of Hospital Risk Management at the hearth of the EU
UEHP - SHAM Master Class on “New Generation of Risk Management”
Brussels – 20.11.2018
UEHP - SHAM Master Class on "New generation of Risk Management"
The priorities of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
With the motto “A Europe that protects”, Austria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2018.
The European Commission publishes the "Study on cross-border healthcare: Empowering NCPs to help patients exercise their rights"
On 20 July, the European Commission published an evaluative study on the implementation of the EU Directive 2011/24 on patients' rights in cross-borders healthcare. The report, due by October 2018, was published well ahead the deadline, with the title "Study on cross-border healthcare: Empowering NCPs to help patients exercise their rights".
Theresa May announces £ 20 billion a year to the NHS thanks to Brexit
This morning, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the National Health System, Theresa May announced a £ 20 billion “birthday gift” (€ 22 billion) a year increase in the public health budget.
Vaccines: MEPs approve a non-binding resolution on vaccine hesitancy and the drop in vaccination rates in EU
Yesterday, 19 April, the European Parliament adopted an important non-binding resolution on vaccine hesitancy and the drop of vaccination rates in Europe, during the plenary session in Strasbourg.
Warning public confidence in vaccination is a major challenge that is already affecting health, Parliament said on Thursday.
Study by INE reveals that Portuguese citizens increasingly prefer private hospitals
Following the usual publication of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) for World Health Day (April 7th ) the Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP) proudly highlights the significant and growing contribution of private hospitals to the Portuguese Health System and perceives it as a clear sign of the preference of Portuguese citizens.
The growth of private hospitals ensures quality and patient-focused healthcare
The European private hospital sector is growing, but is it being recognized and respected in its work?
Let us therefore review the recommendations of the "Report of the Panel of Experts on Effective Ways of Investing in Health".
Our May Newsletter “Special edition on European Sustainable Development Week 2018” is online!
Brexit: the great escape of European physicians from the United Kingdom
Brexit or the great escape of European physicians. The upcoming Brexit (the date in which Great Britain will leave the European Union), and the total uncertainty on what will be the rules to be followed afterwards, are bringing to a real exodus of qualified personnel from the National Healthcare System (NHS).
Healthcare in the EU: Expert Panel on Health publishes three opinions to help guide policy makers
Last Friday, 9 February, the independent Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health has adopted three Opinions related to access to healthcare, innovative payment models for high-cost innovative medicines and performance of primary care.
GDPR: European Commission publishes guidelines on upcoming new data protection rules
On 24th January the European Commission published some guidelines on the new data protection rules across the EU (GDPR).
UEHP Factbook, "Private Hospitals in Europe: Supporting Sustainable Health Systems"
Follow up the official presentation, European Parliament, November, 7 2017
UEHP joins the "EU: DO MORE FOR HEALTH!" initiative
UEHP President, Dr Paul Garassus and UEHP Secretary General, Ms Ilaria Giannico, are glad to announce that UEHP joined other 38 European organisations as co-signatory of a letter to the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, asking him to reaffirm health as one of the core responsibilities of the EU in the current debate about the future of Europe.
UEHP FACTBOOK: official presentation at the EU Parliament on November, 7
Private Hospitals in Europe: Supporting Sustainable Health Systems
European Commission's Public consultation on Health and Care in the Digital Single Market
HORIZON 2020: Interim evaluation results
Promoting vaccination: Commission launches EU Health Award for NGOs
The European Commission has launched the EU Health Award for NGOs 2017, which aims to reward NGOs that have contributed to a higher level of public health in the EU through vaccination.
Dr Paul Garassus re-elected President of the European Union of Private Hospitals
On 10th March 2017, at the occasion of UEHP General Assembly in Lisbon, Dr Paul Garassus was re-elected for a second biennial mandate as President of UEHP.
Strategic investments for the future of healthcare
Financing possibilities for the healthcare sector at EU level exists. If it is acknowledged that the EU-level financing will never cover all needs, it is a welcome complement. UEHP has been invited from the European commission as relevant stakeholder to the seminar “Strategic investments for the future of healthcare”, held in Brussels on 27th February.
UEHP Secretary General, Ms Ilaria Giannico, interviewed by Global Salud
Our Secretary General, Ms Ilaria Giannico, has being interviewed by the Spanish magazine "Global Salud".
Developing an EU Standardised Approach to Vocational Educational Training Awards in Healthcare Waste Management
UEHP celebrates the International Women's Day with a special edition of its newsletter "UEHP Ladies First"
UEHP speaks at the European Parliament on private hospitals and cross-border healthcare
UEHP supporting partner of Health Workforce Planning Summit, Berlin - 18-19 May 2017
The health priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union
UEHP speaks at the 3rd COCIR eHealth Summit
Patients' rights in cross-border healthcare: where do we stand?
A full partner of change: UEHP meets EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, V. Andiukatis
Telemedicine in Europe
Sweden and Austria in the lead
What are the quality-driven approaches in Europe?
UEHP is accelerating exchanges with Italy
SEPTEMBRE 2016. Ilaria Giannico, new UEHP Secretary General, was invited by the Italian Association AIOP to visit the association’s headquarters in Rome. She was officially presented to the AIOP Board on 7th September and she had the opportunity to meet the colleagues from Italy, building closer contacts and strengthening cooperation.
UEHP participated in the 5th Summer University of the French Federation of Private Hospitals (FHP) in Paris
20th September. Why has progress become a source of concern in our modern society rather than a reason for faith in our future? In the health field, science and innovation have turned our lives upside down and they foretell the major therapeutic advances of tomorrow!
UEHP retains its seat on the E-Health Group
The UEHP has retained its right of membership of the E-Health Stakeholders Group of the European Commission created in 2012. Group membership has been renewed this year, 2016 and only 30 European associations have received the right to participate.