Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics and healthcare experts and the medical technology industry. We aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable medical technology and healthcare is regarded as a vital investment in the future of Europe. We call for truly patient-centred healthcare and believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available.




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Congratulations @vonderleyen ! As a medical doctor, I couldn’t be happier to see Commission President who has background in #health. #Health of #Europe in your capable hands now! Best of luck! Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Fighting #Sepsis is an emergency⚠️ As most of you guessed in our poll, this illness kills 7 million people worldwide🌍every year. Learn what sepsis is, and how to identify and treat it in this 3-min video #StopSepsisEU ➡️ @WorldSepsisDay @MaireadMcGMEP…

6th recommendation to raise awareness about #AntimicrobialResistance #AMR In order to exert a sustain effect in the long term, expose your audience to key messages over long periods of time. 📅📅📅📅📅... #SciComm Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Have you come across the last EU One Health Action Plan against #AntimicrobialResistance report?🧐 The EU is strengthening #surveillance & reporting of AMR as well as promoting the prudent use of #antibiotics. Click here to see the timeline and outcomes ➡️

#Sepsis is a life-threatening #global #illness caused by your body’s response to an #infection. Severe cases can lead to septic shock & death 💀 There are more than 30 million cases of sepsis 🌍 each year! Do you know how many people die every year? #StopSepsisEU @WorldSepsisDay

Congratulations to @pcanfin who has been elected Chair of the @EU_ENV Committee for the next two and a half years! 🎉 We are looking forward to further cooperate together to ensure a better, #healthier and #safer Europe. Meet us @BertolliniR ⬇️

We finally have a clear picture 📸of the new @Europarl_EN 🇪🇺elected for the next mandate 2019-2024! See who is who in this infographic and get to know who has been chosen for Parliament's top positions ➡️ Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

SafeER PSA - Procedural sedation and analgesia for Emergency Physicians(Pre-Course) Patients in the emergency department often need to undergo painful, distressing, or unpleasant diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as part of their acute care process. Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺

Outpatient clinics led by nurses reduce readmission rates unfortunately, heart failure specialist nursing roles are generally not well developed across Europe. Retweeted by Health First Europe 🇪🇺


EVENT SUMMARY: HFE and My City Lab Workshop "Profiling the health worker of the future"

Event summaryMy City-Lab Talk Series /  Monday, 8 July 2019

On 18 June 2019, Health First Europe as partner of My City-Lab organised a workshop, on the future of digital skills and innovation in EHMA 2019 Conference.

EDITORIAL: MedTech Forum and MedTech Week events are kicking off!

EditorialMembers news /  Friday, 14 June 2019

The MedTech Forum is one of the largest health and medical technology industry conferences in Europe. Next week in Paris, the 11th edition of the MedTech Forum will bring together CEOs, disruptors, hospital representatives, patients, policymakers and healthtech stakeholders to discuss the future opportunities in the medical technology sector.

EDITORIAL: Scaling up innovations to improve health care quality

EditorialMembers news /  Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Health systems across the European Union are facing numerous challenges – from the ageing of the European population and sustainable financing of health care, to great variations and inequalities in clinical practice within and between countries, a necessary and rising emphasis on patient experience and patient-centredness within health systems...

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