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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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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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You’re Invited: “Does your research impact society responsibly?”

Registration for the MULTI-ACT project’s first results event is now open! It will be held on 12th November 2019, 10:00-14:00 at the University Foundation, Rue d’Egmont 11, Brussels. This event is called “Design your sustainable multi-stakeholder initiative using MULTI-ACT” and will touch upon the

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EU Health Policy thematic networks: Please vote for our proposal!

Every year, the European Health Policy Platform hosts three temporary Thematic Networks held by different stakeholders. Along with Health First Europe (HFE), EHMA has developed a joint proposal titled “Profiling and training the health care workers of the future.” Our proposal

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SUSTAIN Final Conference – Sustainable Tailored Integrated Care for Older People in Europe

To take a step forward in the development of integrated care, the cross-European research project called ‘SUSTAIN’ was initiated, which stands for ‘Sustainable Tailored Integrated Care for Older People in Europe’ (www.sustain-eu.org). The project was funded under Horizon 2020 from

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