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.
Our November Newsletter is online!
Our November Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201911/index.html?ts=20191128092536
Our September Newsletter is online!
Our September Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201909/index.html?ts=20190923091802
New European Commission – Focus on the new Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides
On 10th September the new Von der Leyen European Commission was appointed and presented in Brussels.
Our July Newsletter is online!
Our July Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201907/index.html?ts=20190723094418
Ursula von der Leyen new President of the European Commission – Focus on healthcare
On July, 16 the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg elected Mrs Ursula von der Leyen as new President of the European Commission. She will start her work from 1 November 2019 for a period of five years.
Our June Newsletter is online!
Our June Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201906/index.html?ts=20190625100347
EU Health Coalition calls upon the European Council to increase the total Horizon Europe budget to € 120 billion
On Wednesday 19 June, the EU Health Coalition published a joint statement calling for an increase of the overall Horizon Europe’s budget.
Our May Newsletter is online!
Our May Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201905/index.html#news01
Our April Newsletter is online!
Our April Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201904/index.html?ts=20190425140433
International Women’s Day 2019: Women surgeons working in private hospitals in Europe
For the International Women’s Day 2019 UEHP launches its photo campaign, proudly presenting the women surgeons working in private hospitals all around Europe.
Our October Newsletter is online!
Our October Newsletter is online! Read it at: https://www.uehp.eu/newsletter/201910/index.html?ts=20191025094920
Our February Newsletter is online!
Our December Newsletter is online!
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.
Our May Newsletter “Special edition on European Sustainable Development Week 2018” is online!
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”.
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).
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.
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.
UEHP celebrates the International Women’s Day with a special edition of its newsletter “UEHP Ladies First”
UEHP supporting partner of Health Workforce Planning Summit, Berlin – 18-19 May 2017
UEHP speaks at the European Parliament on private hospitals and cross-border healthcare
Patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare: where do we stand?
UEHP speaks at the 3rd COCIR eHealth Summit
The health priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Telemedicine in Europe
Sweden and Austria in the lead
What are the quality-driven approaches in Europe?
Presentation by Angela Blanco, Policy Analysis (DG SANTE) at UEHP Council Meeting in Monaco.
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.