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On the 13th and 14th of April 2011, the 7th Annual World Health Care Congress-Europe will take place in Brussels featuring officials from the health industry and decision makers from public and private insurance funds, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, health care industry suppliers, health ministers, and leading government officials to discuss and develop actionable items to provide the highest quality of care while working under budgetary constraints.

Key attendants and speakers will include Health First Members such as the European Medicines Agency (EMA), European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) and the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP). The UEHP will attend two panels and deliver a keynote speech.

Themes which are of particular interest to Health First Europe will include: Health and IT Innovations; National eHealth Initiatives to Improve the Sustainability and Quality of Health Systems; Privatization of Health Care In Europe: Strategies For Delivering Patient-Centered Care; Building Strategic Public-Private Partnerships Towards Sustainable Health Care; Aligning Incentives for All Health Care Stakeholders: Developing Models for Shared Goals, Improved Quality, and Cost Effective Care; and Models to Manage Major and Chronic Diseases.