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UEHP supporting partner of Health Workforce Planning Summit, Berlin – 18-19 May 2017

The European Union of Private Hospitals signed a cooperation agreement with Luxatia International, as supporting partner of the Healthcare Workforce Planning Summit that will take place on 18-19 May, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

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UEHP speaks at the European Parliament on private hospitals and cross-border healthcare

On 1st March, llaria Giannico, Secretary General of UEHP, spoke at the conference, Exploring areas and benefits of cooperation in cross-border healthcare to protect patients’rights” organised by Active Citizenship Network and the EP Interest Group “European Patients’ Rights & Cross-Border Healthcare”, at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare: where do we stand?

Five years after its approval, the 2011/24 directive, which aims to liberalise access to healthcare for citizens throughout the Union, did not take off, as evidenced by the small number of applications filed in 2014 (109,223 for Europe).
Published reports (2015 Commission report on the operation of the cross-border healthcare Directive and the Eurobarometer on Patient Rights published in May 2015) as well as ongoing discussions, show that concerns around patient information and National Contact Points (NCP) performances persist and continue to be identified as critical issues still to be addressed.

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UEHP speaks at the 3rd COCIR eHealth Summit

Ilaria Giannico, Secretary General of UEHP spoke at the 3rd annual COCIR summit in December 2016 “Digital Health Innovation, Define, Measure, Impact” about “Big data in private hospitals”, presenting the positions of UEHP.

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The health priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Since the beginning of January 2017, Malta assumes the six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time ever.

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Telemedicine in Europe

Sweden and Austria in the lead

Many health systems in Europe want to use electronic patient records to provide telemedicine for the benefit of patients with chronic diseases.

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What are the quality-driven approaches in Europe?

Presentation by Angela Blanco, Policy Analysis (DG SANTE) at UEHP Council Meeting in Monaco.

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A full partner of change: UEHP meets EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, V. Andiukatis

On Monday, 28th November UEHP had the honour to be received by the EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis. In a very confident way we presented actions of UEHP, and discussed on major EU trends in Healthcare sector presented by the Commissioner.

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