2021

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 

EVENT SUMMARY: Integration of health and social care to tackle disease outbreaks

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The virtual meeting of the European Parliament’s Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care entitled ‘Integration of health and social care to tackle disease outbreaks’ took place on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 via videoconference.

The DISH European Reference Group: A chat with Health First Europe

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This week, our Interim Executive Director, Brandon Mitchener, was interviewed by the DISH European Reference Group on our strategy to improve the digital skills of the health workforce. 

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.

EVENT SUMMARY: First Workshop of the AMR Patient Group: “Addressing antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections through patient empowerment”

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The first virtual workshop of Europe’s first AMR Patient Group entitled, ‘Addressing antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections through patient empowerment’  took place on Wednesday 16 December 2020 from 10:00 to 12:30 Brussels time. The […]

2020

EVENT SUMMARY: Virtual meeting of the European Parliament’s Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care– Prevention at the heart of European health systems

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‘The transformation of health care in Europe will be influenced largely by putting prevention at the heart of European health systems’ MEP Irena Joveva The virtual meeting of the European Parliament’s Interest Group on Innovation […]

EVENT SUMMARY: Virtual roundtable – Preventing infections in the surgical care pathway to tackle antimicrobial resistance

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Read the event summary of our virtual roundtable entitled “Preventing infections in the surgical care pathway to tackle antimicrobial resistance”.

EVENT SUMMARY: My City-Lab Talk Series – AI and cardiovascular diseases

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The latest My City-Lab Talk Series on AI took place on 18 November in the framework of the digital Annual Congress of the European Health Management Association (EHMA).

PRESS RELEASE: Launch of HFE Insight Report ”Identifying the gaps between evidence and practice in the prevention of surgical site infections”

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Health First Europe today launches a new Insight Report titled ”Identifying the gaps between evidence and practice in the prevention of surgical site infections”

EVENT SUMMARY: EP Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care – Transforming Healthcare: A European healthcare workforce

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The European Parliament Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care held a virtual roundtable on 1 October 2020, entitled “Transforming Healthcare: A European healthcare workforce”

EVENT SUMMARY: Pathways for fostering patient safety across Europe: Learning from regional success stories

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Read the event summary of our virtual meeting entitled “Pathways for fostering patient safety across Europe: Learning from regional success stories”.

EVENT SUMMARY – 2020 DG SANTE Thematic Network 4th Webinar: AI and Robotics

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The fourth webinar of the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform Thematic Network on “Profiling and training the health care workers of the future” took place on Monday 9 September 2020 via webinar.

EVENT SUMMARY – 2020 DG SANTE Thematic Network 3rd Webinar: Nurses’ training and core competences

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The third meeting of the European Commission’s Health Policy Platform Thematic Network on “Profiling and training the health care workers of the future” took place on Monday 22 June 2020 via webinar. Read here the event summary.