2017

EVENT SUMMARY: Ensuring patient safety in healthcare is a challenge for the EU

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On 5 December 2017, policymakers and health representatives met to discuss and assess the current situation of patient safety in Europe and how eHealth technology could reduce adverse events in all healthcare settings.

EVENT SUMMARY: Boosting workforce to meet new demands in healthcare systems

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On 28 Nov 2017, policymakers & health representatives met to spur debate on the role of innovation in supporting the re-organisation of health workers.

NEWS: The Coalition on Hearing loss and Disability launches its Manifesto

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Today – the Coalition on Hearing loss and Disability launches its Manifesto! The members of the Coalition join hands to promote actions to tackle the impacts of hearing loss and improve access to hearing devices.

NEWS: UEHP FACTBOOK – “Private Hospitals in Europe”

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On 7 Nov 2017, HFE joined the conference organised by the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP), and hosted by MEP Grossetête in the European Parliament.

NEWS: Health First Europe launches today the NEW website!

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We are very excited to announce the launch of Health First Europe new website!

NEWS: Launch event of the white paper on cancer carers

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On 19th October 2017, HFE joined the launch event of the White Paper on Cancer Carers, organised by the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) and Eurocarers.

NEWS: EU proportionality test: Economics vs Health?

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On 18th October 2017, Health First Europe attended the meeting hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck and MEP Peter Liese at the European Parliament.

EVENT SUMMARY: Innovation in diagnostics for tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

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On 31st May 2017, policymakers and health representatives met within the framework of the European Parliamentary Interest Group on Innovation on health and social care to spur debate on innovative diagnostic solutions necessary to manage and fight antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Europe.

NEWS: Today HFE launched the White Paper on Rapid Diagnostic Technologies to tackle AMR

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Today the European Parliament Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care called on the European Commission to boost funding and innovation to foster the uptake of rapid diagnostic technologies in the upcoming Action Plan.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes Mark Demesmaeker as a new MEP Supporter

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Mr Mark Demesmaeker serves as a vice-Chair of the Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector and as a Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes Andrey Kovatchev as a new MEP Supporter

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Mr Andrey Kovatchev serves as a Member of the Parliament’s Bureau and of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

NEWS: HFE attends the meeting of the MEPs Interest Group European Patients’ Rights

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On 3 May 2017, HFE attended the meeting of the MEPs Interest Group on European Patients’ Rights and Cross-border healthcare focused on “Patients’ Rights have no borders… As well as risks!”

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes Kateřina Konečná as a new MEP Supporter

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Ms Kateřina Konečná serves as a Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes Carlos Zorrinho as a new MEP Supporter

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Mr Carlos Zorrinho serves as a Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes Annie Schreijer-Pierik as a new MEP Supporter

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Ms Annie Schreijer-Pierik serves as a Member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

NEWS: HFE is happy to welcome Stefano Maullu as new MEP Supporter

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Mr Maullu serves as a Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education and Member and as a Substitute of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.