A Vision for Digitally Enabled Diabetes Care in Europe

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Can we rethink how care for people with diabetes is provided? Are digital means truly an opportunity to improve diabetes care? The answers to these questions come from.. by Tanja Valentin, Medtech Europe 

SEPEN Health Workforce Planning and Policy Repository

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Eurofedop has actively participated in the action of SEPEN (“Support for the health workforce planning and forecasting expert network”)…by Bert Van Caelenberg, the European Federation of Employees in Public Services (EUROFEDOP)

Introducing Occupational Therapy Europe

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Within Europe (as geographically identified by the Council of Europe), we have three bodies representing and working with Occupational Therapists across the patch…by Anu Söderström, President of Occupational Therapy- Europe 

Portuguese Presidency ready to deliver… Health has never been so present in European politics.

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This semester Portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic and its socio-economic consequences represent an unprecedented challenge for the EU and its Member States…by Oscar Gaspar, President of the Portuguese Association of Private Hospitals (APHP)

SEMINAR: Tackling multiple challenges for healthcare workers

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With the organisation of the Trade Council Health Services, Eurofedop wants to put emphasis on the issues that are currently of particular importance to the workforce of this public service sector. Health care workers are standing in the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus and are facing a particularly stressful and mentally very demanding phase in their career.


EDITORIAL: Knowledge is power (to the patients): new collection explains heart failure clinical guidelines

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Health First Europe’s member, the Heart Failure Policy Network, published its editorial on the latest European Society of Cardiology (ESC) clinical guidelines for heart failure. Guidelines remain a vital foundation for all patient advocacy activities, given that their mission is to scrutinise HF care in their country, locality or specific population.

EDITORIAL: Refining the profile of the health workers of the future: the feedback of the European Medical Association members

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The European Medical Association shared its view on the Health First Europe paper to profile of the health workers of the future, with a focus on the value evidence-based-medicine and of innovative big-data management.

EDITORIAL: The challenges of digital health approaches for the 2020-2030 European health professionals

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This article is the preliminary draft of the contribution to the forthcoming meeting “A Health Care Workforce for the Digital Age” to be held the 5th November 2019 in the European Parliament (Brussels, room ASP 5G 305) from 12:00 to 14:00

EDITORIAL: Sepsis, educational and best practice frontiers

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Sepsis is a clinical syndrome with a distinctive response of the body’s defenses to life-threatening infections. This may result in organ dysfunction or failure (severe sepsis). Sepsis is strongly related with all the body organs or systemic diseases and to the quality of the best-practice in use, particularly critical  in surgical or  intervention techniques.

EDITORIAL: Preventing hospital associated venous thromboembolism

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The European Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alliance (ETHA) is an association of 22 national European thrombosis and haemostasis associations representing medical professionals in the field of clotting and bleeding disorders.

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

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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

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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…

EDITORIAL: Multidisciplinary and integrated heart failure care

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The Heart Failure Policy Network (HFPN), a member of Health First Europe, is an independent, multidisciplinary group aiming to drive policy change in heart failure (HF). Read here the editorial wrote by its Managing Director, Ed Harding  

EDITORIAL: What can we do to improve SCID?

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Severe Combined Immunodeficiencies or SCID is a devastating group of diseases by which babies are born without a functioning immune system. No immune system means that they can contract any infection or virus they are exposed to, without any means of defending themselves against them.

NEWS: fruitful discussion at ESNO Congress on the future of specialist nursing

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Last week, 21st February 2019, HFE attended the Annual Congress of the European Specialist Nurses Organisations (ESNO). This year theme was “The Specialist Nurse in European Healthcare towards 2030″.

NEWS: Registration is now open for EHMA Winter School – Managing Digital Innovation

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HFE’s Member, EHMA (European Health Management Association) opened the registrations for EHMA 2019 Winter School on the theme of “Managing Digital Innovation in Healthcare”, taking place on 5th – 7th February 2019 in Kloster Eberbach, Germany.