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Questionnaire on the impact of COVID-19 on health critical infrastructures in Europe

Firstly, we hope this message finds you well and safe. We are developing a special interest group on Critical Health Infrastructure preparedness for future pandemics in Europe (CHI-PPE). Countries involved in our group are Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Lithuania, Belgium, Netherland,

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

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

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TACKLING COVID-19: THE NEW EU-FUNDED COVIRNA PROJECT A diagnostic test to improve surveillance and care of COVID-19 patients

The COVIRNA project, led by the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), is  one of the 23 research projects awarded within the framework of the Horizon 2020 call for Expression of Interest  “Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to respond to COVID-19

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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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EHMA Monthly Editorial. Our JULY: COVID-19: Challenge and Teacher

Our July: COVID-19: Challenge and Teacher Thanks to our webinar series on ‘COVID-19: From viral to containment’ we had the opportunity to share with our members, stakeholders and audiences the experience of experts and partners in relation to the pandemic. EHMA is building a strong community

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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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