2020

EVENT SUMMARY – 2020 DG SANTE Thematic Network 1st Webinar: Continuity and coordination of care

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The first 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 Tuesday 7 April via webinar. Here the event summary.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

New MEP Supporter, News /

Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: István Ujhelyi

EVENT SUMMARY: My City-Lab Talk Series – AI in the Fight Against Cancer

Event summary, My City-Lab Talk Series /

The latest meeting of the My City-Lab Talk Series “AI in the Fight Against Cancer” took place on February 25th, 2020. The event was organised by Health First Europe, as a partner of My City-Lab project, to discuss the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the fight against cancer, from screening to treatment.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

New MEP Supporter, News /

Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Nathalie Colin-Oesterlé

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

New MEP Supporter, News /

Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Susana Solis Pérez

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

New MEP Supporter /

Health First Europe is delighted to welcome Cindy Franssen as a new MEP Supporter.

NEWS: Read HFE and Navarre (Spain) joint article on patient safety

Editorial, News /

In the frame of the campaign for the Declaration for Patient Safety, Health First Europe collaborated with the Spanish region of Navarre to publish an article on the best practices for safety and quality of care at the regional level.

2019

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.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes EAASM as new member!

New HFE Member /

HFE is delighted to welcome the European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines as a new member!

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEPs supporters

New MEP Supporter /

Health First Europe is delighted to welcome Biljana Borzan, Dolors Montserrat, Tomislav Sokol, Tudor Ciuhodaru and Bartosz Arłukowicz as new MEP Supporters.

NEWS: Read our Joint Call on Patient Safety and HAI Prevention and Control

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We call on the European Commission to adopt a broad and coherent pan-European Infection Management Strategy addressing the health, social, economic and environment determinants, which influences infection diseases and considers the intrinsic links between antimicrobial resistance, prevention of HAIs and sepsis.

EVENT SUMMARY: A Health Care Workforce for the Digital Age

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On 5 November 2019, policymakers and health representatives met in the premises of the European Parliament to debate the role of the workforce of the future in making health care systems more efficient and financially sustainable in delivering care.

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

Editorial, Members news /

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

NEWS: World patient safety day – the Tuscany region at the forefront of quality of care

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In the frame of the campaign for the Declaration for Patient Safety, Health First Europe collaborated with the Centre for Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety of the Tuscan Region to publish an article about best practices on safety and quality of care at regional level. 

EVENT SUMMARY: EU health stakeholders at the Gastein Forum call for a strong political commitment for safer care to tackle HAIs and AMR

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On 2nd October 2019, Health First Europe organised the “Data for safer care” workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein to explore the disruptive role of data in shaping effective patient safety strategies and develop effective healthcare-associated infections’ (HAIs) surveillance systems.