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ERG members discuss challenges and opportunities at the second meeting

On 29 April 2021, the European Health Management Association (EHMA) hosted the 2nd meeting of the European Reference Group (ERG) of the DISH – Digital & Innovation Skills Helix in Health project. The meeting was moderated by EHMA’s Executive Director,

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TO-REACH Final Conference to take place on 20 May

TO-REACH Final Conference - Implementing and transferring innovations across health systems

The Final Conference of the TO-REACH Project, ‘Implementing and transferring innovations across health systems’, will be taking place digitally on Thursday, 20 May 2021 from 10.00 AM CEST. TO-REACH project* kicked off in January of 2017, bringing together 28 partners

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Two days of Value-based Primary Care

This EHMA workshop has highlighted the “renaissance” that primary care is having and should have in all health systems, as it could be inspired and deeply transformed by the new paradigms that are emerging within the health sector and so leading the way toward real patient-centred care

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Insights for value-based healthcare: Lessons from the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence awards

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence awards recognizes multidisciplinary teams that transform the delivery of health care. EHMA is a founding partner of the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence program, serving as program advocates, judges and champions of the vision, alongside leading

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Health workforce’s shortfall: a trend to be changed

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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Join the excellency of health management at EHMA 2020!

EHMA 2020 is the 25th annual European conference on health management, taking place digitally through the lens of Rotterdam on 17-19 November 2020. The theme is “Health Management: realigning systems, contexts and players”. The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is the custodian of the conference, which has been organised this year in collaboration with

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