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Our June Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Report available – UEHP/Relyens Workshop “Digital health: Navigating opportunities and new risks”

Last 7 March we held the 5th edition of our annual workshop on risk management in hospitals, in close partnership with our associate member Relyens.

This year’s edition focused on “Digital health: Navigating opportunities and new risks”.

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Our April Newsletter is online!

Our April Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Private hospitals in France on total strike from 3 June

At an extraordinary executive committee meeting this morning, the French Federation of Private Hospitals (Fédération de l’Hospitalisation Privée – FHP), together with all the unions representing liberal practitioners, decided to respond to the profound shock induced by the government’s recent announcement regarding hospital pricing for 2024, by announcing a total strike from 3 June (except for vital activities such as dialysis).

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Our March Newsletter is online!

Our March Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Our February Newsletter is online!

Our February Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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European Private Hospitals Awards 2024

The call for submissions of projects for the EPHA 2024 is now open!

This initiative, in collaboration with the Patronage for Healthcare Service Providers in Romania (PALMED) and in partnership with Ernst Young Romania (EY), aims to promote health in Europe and recognize the growing and outstanding contribution of private hospitals in providing innovative, sustainable and efficient care.

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Our January Newsletter is online!

Our January Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU 2024 – Priorities for Health

From 1 January 2024 Belgium will take over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, under the motto “A Europe that cares, prepares and protects”.

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Our November Newsletter is online!

Our November Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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UEHP/Relyens Workshop “Digital health: Navigating opportunities and new risks”

7th March 2024

Join us for a day of information and experience sharing, as we dive into the dynamic landscape of digital health.

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Our October Newsletter is online!

Our October Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Our September Newsletter is online!

Our September Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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UEHP at the IHF 46th World Hospital Congress

The International Hospital Federation will organize the 46th World Hospital Congress in Lisbon from 25 to 27 October 2023. This will be a unique opportunity to showcase the best practices also of the private hospital sector.

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Our July Newsletter is online!

Our July Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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UEHP signs the EU Health Coalition Manifesto for a Healthier Europe

Last 5 July, he EU Health Coalition launched its official Coalition’s Manifesto for a Healthier Europe, with some recommendations to the EU policy makers ahead of the European Elections in June 2024.

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Our June Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in Europe and the EU institutions!

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Report available: UEHP-Relyens workshop “The Human Value in Hospital Risk Management

The final report of the 4th UEHP-Relyens workshop: “The Human Value in Hospital Risk Management” is now available!

Read it here: https://flipbook.arthesis.fr/uehp-relyens/4th-workshop/#p=1

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Our May Newsletter is online!

Our May Newsletter is online!

Don’t miss the latest news from private hospitals in EU and the full coverage of our European Private Hospitals Awards ceremony held in Lisbon in the presence of the Ministry of Health and under the patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic.

Read it at: https://sh1.sendinblue.com/akzz1bfeklpfe.html?t=1685553004

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UEHP appointed for the new HTA Stakeholder Network of the European Commission

We are thrilled to announce that UEHP was appointed for the new Health Technology Assessment Stakeholder Network of the European Commission.

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Our April Newsletter is online!

Our April Newsletter is online!

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European Private Hospital Awards receive 87 applications from 10 countries

The second edition – which will be held in Lisbon, on May 25th – surpasses by 20% the number of applications received last year.

 

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Our March Newsletter is online!

Our March Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://sh1.sendinblue.com/ajy1pbfeklpfe.html?t=1680078336

 

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International Women’s Day 2023

UEHP supports Gender Equality

Gender equality is a founding value of the EU and UEHP is committed to support and promote the removal of gender barriers in the workplace. For the International Women’s Day, UEHP gives the floor to 3 professionals engaged in its member federations and in the healthcare sector.

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Our February Newsletter is online!

Our February Newsletter is online!

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Dr. Paul Garassus, re-elected President of UEHP for a 5th mandate (2023-2025)

Dr. Paul Garassus was unanimously re-elected in a vote held on 3.02.23, in Frankfurt am Main. Dr. Garassus is a physician, a neurologist by training and an economist. He has been President of UEHP since 2015.

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Our January Newsletter is online!

Our January Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://sh1.sendinblue.com/ai6u5bfeklpfe.html?t=1674748133

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4th UEHP-Relyens workshop: “The Human Value in Hospital Risk Management”

Join us on 9th March in Brussels for a day dedicated to “The Human Value in Hospital Risk Management”!

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Our November Newsletter is online!

Our November Newsletter is online!

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Our October Newsletter is online!

Our October Newsletter is online!

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Our September Newsletter is online!

Our September Newsletter is online!

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Inflation in the healthcare sector requires urgent common European action

During the COVID-19 crisis, European hospitals faced major difficulties related to procurement  and labour recruitment shortages. But inflation is now weakening all efforts to deliver health  services in facilities. Month after month, Eurostat reports rising prices for goods and services.  Annual inflation in the Eurozone is up to 9.1%, with many countries facing double-digit inflation.

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European Health Union: A new EU approach on cancer detection – screening more and screening better

Last 20 September, the Health Commissioner, Mrs Kyriakides, presented a couple of days ago a new approach to support Member States increasing the uptake of cancer screening, as part of the EU Cancer Screening Scheme to be put forward under Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

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Health changes in Portugal

In Portugal the month of August ended with the resignation of the Health Minister. Problems and failure to provide care in public hospitals filled the headlines and called for change.

The Portuguese health system had already no guaranteed sustainability, according to what OECD and the European Commission said at the end of 2019.

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Our July Newsletter is online!

Our July Newsletter is online!

Read it here: https://sh1.sendinblue.com/agjuanfeklpfe.html?t=1659005543

 

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1st Pan-European Hospital & Healthcare Procurement Summit 2022

The 1st Pan-European Hospital & Healthcare Procurement Summit 2022 takes place on 20-21 September at the Brussels Square Conference Centre.

This leading event will focus on the three central pillars of procurement: transparency, digitalization and sustainability.

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Our June Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online! Special focus on the first edition of the European Private Hospitals Awards. Check out who the winners are!

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THE BEST EUROPEAN PRIVATE HOSPITALS IN 2022

The 1st edition of the European Private Hospital Awards (EPHA) organised by UEHP – The European Union of Private Hospitals and APHP – The Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals, in partnership with EY, took place last Thursday, at Páteo da Galé, in Lisbon.

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Our May Newsletter is online!

Our May Newsletter is online!

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1st edition of the European Private Hospital Awards has close to 70 candidates

Under the High Patronage of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic, the first edition of the European Private Hospital Awards, promoted by the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP) and the Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP), received 67 applications from 10 European countries. The winners will be announced on 23 June, in Lisbon, at Pateo da Galé.

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Our April Newsletter is online!

Our April Newsletter is online!

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Our March Newsletter is online!

Our March Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202203/index.html?ts=20220330154646

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Press release: UEHP – FHP Conference “Europe and Health, the challenge of attractiveness”

Paris 25 March 2022« Europe and health, the challenge of attractiveness »: this was the theme of a conference organised on March 16 by the French Federation of Private Hospitals (FHP) and the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP).

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Our February Newsletter is online!

Our February Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202202/index.html?ts=20220228134116

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Our January Newsletter is online!

Our January Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202201/index.html#news04

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Our November Newsletter is online!

Our  November 2021 Newsletter is out! This issue features an interview to Mrs Ammon, Director General at European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Read it online at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202111/index.html?ts=20211129110318

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UEHP 2021 Factbook launch

At UEHP we are thrilled to announce the official launch of our latest publication “Creating resilient and sustainable health care in Europe: the role of private hospitals” which will be held as an online event on 1st December.

In our publication we address the most important challenges healthcare systems are facing with a focus on efficiency, patient satisfaction, investments in healthcare and health systems performance during the COVID19 pandemic.

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Our October Newsletter is online!

Our October Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202110/index.html?ts=20211029091720

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UEHP/SHAM workshop “What have we learnt from the health crisis to reinforce our resilience?”

UEHP is pleased to invite you to our upcoming workshop “What have we learnt from the health crisis to reinforce our resilience?”, taking place in Brussels on 26th October.

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Public consultation on the revision of the EU’s pharmaceutical legislation

The European Commission has published a public consultation on the revision of the EU’s pharmaceutical legislation.

This public consultation aims to collect views of stakeholders and the general public in order to support the evaluation of the existing general pharmaceutical legislation on medicines for human use, and the impact assessment of its revision to ensure a future-proof and crisis-resistant medicines regulatory system.

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Our September Newsletter is online!

Our September Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202109/index.html?ts=20210928134938

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Our July Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – 22nd July 2021

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Our June Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – 24th June 2021

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Our May Newsletter is online!

Our May Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – 27th May 2021

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Our April Newsletter is online!

Our April Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – 28th April 2021

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World Health Day 2021

April 7 was World Health Day and this year the World Health Organization launched the motto “Building a fairer, healthier world” and, even in a time when COVID19 prevails, private hospitals are fully aligned to create more and better health conditions. To reach this goal, the private hospital sector invests and, step by step, establishes itself as one of the pillars of the health system.

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Our March Newsletter is online!

Our March Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – 30th March 2021

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International Women’s Day 2021

UEHP for gender equality

At the European Union of Private Hospitals we are fully engaged and committed to the cause of gender equality with a number of initiatives dedicated to women empowerment in our societies and in particular in the medical profession.

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Our February Newsletter is online!

Our February Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202102/index.html?ts=20210224123851

 

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We excel in times of crisis

It seems that Jean Monnet’s prophecy continues to be true: “Europe will be forged in crises and will be the sum of the solutions adopted for those crises“. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic threw Europe – all of Europe and, indeed, the whole world – into the worst health crisis of the last 100 years, with many social and economic consequences.

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European solidarity facing Cancer, the iron curtain remains closed

Dr Paul GARASSUS, UEHP President

Introduction

Europe shares the same vision when it comes to Health: create conditions for equal terms of good health among the whole European population. But can we really talk of a united Europe when it comes to cancer? We need solidarity to fight Cancer in Europe but is it possible to integrate solidarity in the fight against cancer? Many efforts have been made and clear objectives have been put forward to develop cooperative projects to limit cancer incidence and to improve European citizen wellbeing.

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The third wave in Portugal

The current pandemic situation in Portugal is extremely serious, with the count of new cases increasing exponentially since mid-December. The successive days with more than 10,000 daily new infections (more than 1,000 per million inhabitants) and the increasing number of hospitalized and ICU patients are, in addition to the number of deaths, the facts that lead to the conclusion that this third Covid wave is affecting Portugal dramatically.

 

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Our January Newsletter is online!

Our January Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – Thursday, 28th January 2021

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UEHP – SHAM webinar “Are your patients safe? – Cyber Risk in Hospitals: a major issue for patient safety and continuity of care” – 26 January from 14h to 15.15h 

On 26 January UEHP will held the webinar “Are your patients safe?”, in close partnership with our associated member SHAM. 
Join us for an hour of discussion on cyber risk in European hospitals, a major concern for patient safety and continuity of care.

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Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1st January 2021 Portugal took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

With the motto ‘Time to deliver: a fair, green and digital recovery’, Portugal takes over this Presidency with three major priorities for the EU:

  • To promote a recovery leveraged by the climate and digital transitions;
  • To implement the European Pillar of Social Rights of the European Union as a distinctive element for ensuring a fair and inclusive climate and digital transition;
  • To strengthen Europe’s autonomy whilst remaining open to the world, taking a leading role in climate action and promoting a digital transformation in the service of people.

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Our November Newsletter is online!

Our November Newsletter is online!

Read it at: Newsletter UEHP – Tuesday, 24th November 2020

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European Alliance for Value in Health

Today, 16th November, we are launching the European Alliance for Value in Healthhttps://www.europeanallianceforvalueinhealth.eu

UEHP is member of this alliance together with other 10 associations representing patients, scientific and professional societies, healthcare managers, hospitals, regional health authorities and life-science industries.

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Our October Newsletter is online!

Our October Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202010/index.html?ts=20201030112425

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Krimi in Krankenhaus (Crime in the hospital)

What we all feared has now happened. Engaged in hospital cybersecurity, we (UEHP) have for years believed that a computer attack could endanger the lives of patients.

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Our September Newsletter is online!

Our September Newsletter is online! It’s World Patient Safety Day!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202009/index.html?ts=20200917073554

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28 September: UEHP webinar on EU funding programmes

We have the pleasure to invite you to the first UEHP webinar on EU funding programmes, organised in close partnership with WelcomeEurope, an independent organisation providing consultancy services and trainings on European Affairs and EU funding.

The webinar will be held on Monday, 28th September, 14.00h – 15.30h.

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30 September: online event “Patient safety and the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive in the hospital environment – one year on”

Led by MEP Manuel Pizarro (S&D) this live webinar will be especially useful for hospital pharmacists and their teams across the EU.

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Our July Newsletter is online!

Our July Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202007/index.html?ts=20200720152558

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Our June Newsletter is online!

Our June Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202006/index.html?ts=20200630114056

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Just published! Final report of the UEHP – SHAM workshop on Hospital Risk Management: creating a community of experts in Europe and improving patient safety

We are happy to announce that the final report of the UEHP – SHAM workshop on Hospital Risk Managemet is available! Download it here: Final report – Workshop on Risk Management 2020!
Last 22 January, the European Union of Private Hospitals organised a workshop on Hospital Risk Management, in close partnership with Relyens-SHAM, Hospital Mutual Insurance Company, European leader in hospital risk.

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The EU Health Coalition calls for an ambitious EU4HEALTH programme for Europe to take the lead in healthcare

COVID-19 has exacerbated many of the existing, underlying problems of healthcare systems. At the same time, it has highlighted the devastating impact that serious public health threats can have on both the health and wellbeing of our citizens as well as on our economies. The current crisis has clearly demonstrated how healthy populations and economic growth are interdependent and mutually reinforcing.

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INVITATION – COCIR/UEHP webinar on CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTHCARE, 30 June 2020 – 14h-15.30h

UEHP organizes a webinar in close partnership with COCIRthe European Trade Association representing the medical imaging, radiotherapy, health ICT and electromedical industries, on CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTHCARE next 30 June 2020, from 14:00h – 15:30h.

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EU Health Coalition – Health is and should be at the core of the Recovery Plan for Europe

The EU Health Coalition calls for Health Ministers to keep a pivotal role in the EU Recovery Instrument negotiations | Health is and should be at the core of the Recovery Plan for Europe.

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Our May Newsletter is online!

Our May Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202005/index.html?ts=20200528145501

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UEHP is partner of the Digital Health Online Summit

UEHP has signed a partnering agreement for the Digital Health Online Summit, scheduled on May 25th – 30th.

 

This virtual event will bring 40 expert speakers from great companies and Associations from around the world including Europe, North America and Australia.

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Our April Newsletter is online!

Our April Newsletter is online!

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202004/index.html?ts=20200427125039

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UEHP writes to the EU Institutions Presidents on the role of the private sector in the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of health

Today, 20 April 2020, on the initiative of our President and the UEHP Board, we sent a letter on the role of the private sector in the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of health to the President fo the European Commission, Mrs Ursula Von der Leyen, the President of the European Parliament, Mr David Sassoli, and to the EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Mrs Stella Kyriakides.

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Our March Newsletter is online!

Our March Newsletter is online! Special focus: how the private hospitals in Europe are contributing to the fight against COVID-19. 

Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202003/index.html

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European Hospitals on the frontline of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

As many other European organizations, UEHP has been closely following and monitoring the evolution of the coronavirus in Europe.

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International Women’s Day 2020: Women top managers working in private hospitals in Europe

For the International Women’s Day 2020, and following the success of the 2019 edition, UEHP launches its second photo campaign, proudly presenting the women top managers working in private hospitals all around Europe. 

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Our February Newsletter is online!

Our February Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202002/index.html?ts=20200225104636

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UEHP retains its seat in the eHEALTH STAKEHOLDER GROUP of the EUROPEAN COMMISSION for its third consecutive mandate

The European Commission has just published the names of the new member organisations of the renewed eHealth Stakeholder Group with a mandate until 2022.

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UEHP – SHAM Workshop on Risk Management, Brussels – 22nd January 2020

Creating a community of experts in Europe and improving patient safety

On 22 January, the European Union of Private Hospitals organised a workshop on Hospital Risk Management, in close partnership with Relyens-SHAM, Hospital Mutual Insurance Company, European leader in hospital risk.

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Our January Newsletter is online!

Our January Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/202001/index.html?ts=20200127160520

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Our cartography is online!

Our cartography is online! View our interactive map of the private hospitals in Europe here: https://uehp.gitlab.io/map/

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Open letter to the Members of the European Parliament on the importance to sustain EU progress in fighting against antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Today, 12 September, 17 organisations active in human and animal health have sent an open letter to the Members of the European Parliament, urging them to bring antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to the forefront of EU interinstitutional discussions and to support the establishment of a dedicated AMR parliamentary group.

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Croatia accepts ePrescriptions prescribed in Finland

From 17 June, Croatia accepts ePrescriptions from Finland: Finnish citizens can now travel to Croatia and retrieve their medicines in the pharmacies thanks to “My health @European Union”, the electronic cross-border health services in Europe.

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The European Commission publishes the paper “Proposed Guiding Principles for Reimbursement of Digital Health Products and Solutions”

On 30 April, the European Commission published the paper “Proposed Guiding Principles for Reimbursement of Digital Health Products and Solutions” as one of four working papers developed collaboratively by members of the eHealth Stakeholder Group (eHSG), the EC’s expert group on European digital health policy. 

UEHP is member of the eHealth Stakeholder Group (eHSG) and actively contributed to the drafting of this document together with other European stakeholders such as MedTech Europe (leader), COCIR, the European Society of Cardiology, the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU).

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The European Parliament adopts the Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers

On 4 April, the European Parliament plenary adopted a new proposed Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers, which will repeal of the existing Framework Agreement on Parental Leave, made binding by Council Directive 2010/18/EU (the Parental Leave Directive).

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Our March Newsletter is online!

This month UEHP goes pink: special focus on gender equality with concrete experiences of women entreprenuers in healthcare! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201903/index.html#news01

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Dr. Paul Garassus Re-elected President of UEHP

Dr Paul Garassus, is re-elected President of UEHP! Read his interview for “Interview and Report” published on 11 February 2019.

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Adoption of the Recommendation on a European Electronic Health Record exchange format – European Commission

The European Commission yesterday adopted its Recommendation on a European Electronic Health Record Exchange format.  You can access the full document here: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/recommendation-european-electronic-health-record-exchange-format  

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UEHP on National TV!

Last 26 January, the Spanish TV channel Mediaset España, broadcasted a joint reportage with the Italian TV channel Mediaset Italia on Medical travel and the EU Directive 2011/24 on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. Our Secretary General, Ms Giannico, had the honour to be interviewed and take part to this interesting reportage. 

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UEHP shortlisted in the European Association Awards 2019

We are happy to inform all our members and partners that the European Union of Private Hospitals has been shortlisted in the European Association Awards 2019!

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