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Health workforce shortfall, a trend to be change

The number of people aged 65+ is expected to almost double over the next fifty years, and the increasing number of older people with multiple chronic conditions will require not only new care models, but also new ways of working

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Integrated care, a challenge for health managers

Around 75% of healthcare spending in Europe is allocated to managing and treating chronic diseases (Cohen, S. B., 2014). Chronic diseases represent a challenge for healthcare systems as several healthcare providers are involved in the care of the patient, ranging

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Is Artificial Intelligence a suitable possibility in healthcare?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already assisting humans in most of their daily routines, like dealing with emails, getting driving directions, or looking for movie recommendations. But what about AI in the healthcare sector? Is it a cost-effective solution in the long

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Patients at the core of healthcare

Every individual’s passions, interests, and tastes are unique; and so are their health care needs. Personalised care allows professionals to meet patient-specific needs, improving the quality of care, and its outcomes for patients. Furthermore, personalising care represents an efficient and cost-effective healthcare solution to many problems facing patients (Bergmo et al., 2015). Successful treatment and patient satisfaction not only depend on the actual health outcomes but also on the emotional and psychological aspects

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Is qualitative care still a utopia?

Imagine a health system that awards qualitative instead of just quantitative results. Let’s imagine a system where patients’ satisfaction and care quality come first, and costs come second. All of this is not just a utopia anymore, but an achievable reality through the application of value-based healthcare. Value-based healthcare is a delivery model in which providers are paid based

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Our 2019 Annual Conference Report is out!

The EHMA 2019 Annual Conference Report is out! Find detailed descriptions and main takeaways from each session, including the plenaries on “Health Management reloaded: beyond rhetoric and myths” and “How data impacts lives: towards a zero patients’ vision by 2030.”

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2019 IHF Muscat Conference  “From patient-focused to community-centred: discovering new hospital trends”

In this session organized by EHMA’s President, Prof. Federico Lega (Research and Training Center in Health Administration, Milan University), learn how hospitals can be logistically and internally designed and reconfigured to meet not just the needs of the patients, but

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Save the date for EHMA 2020 Annual Conference!

We are thrilled to announce that the EHMA 2020 Annual Conference will take place on 9th-11th June 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Conference will take place at De Doelen Congress Centre and will be hosted by Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus Medical Centre and The Dutch Ministry of Defence,

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EHMA 2020 Winter School

EHMA is glad to announce the second edition of its Winter School, organised by the EHMA Programme Directors’ Group. The EHMA 2020 Winter School will take place in Grimbergen, Belgium from 4th to 6th February 2020. The EHMA 2020 Winter School will be focussing on “Reimagining

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Vacancy – Executive Director

Executive Director European Health Management Association Brussels, Belgium   The mission of the European Health Management Association (EHMA) is to enhance the capacity and capability of healthcare management to deliver effective and efficient healthcare to Europe’s 500 million citizens. EHMA

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