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.