15-17 September 2021 Digital Conference [email protected]

Towards personalised medicine – an innovative diagnostic tool to identify cardiovascular complications in COVID-19 patients – Discover this session through the lens of the COVIRNA project

Cardiovascular complications arising from COVID-19 are known to contribute significantly to mortality rates. The COVIRNA project is a patient-centred Innovation Action focused on developing an innovative diagnostic test that can improve individualised surveillance, care and follow-up of COVID-19 patients by identifying those who are at risk of developing fatal cardiovascular complications. Detecting risk before patients […]

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Promoting high-quality research on health management – Discover the PhD session assigning the Karolinska Medical Management Centre (MMC) & EHMA Research Award at EHMA 2021

The EHMA 2021 Annual Conference will host the 19th edition of the Karolinska Medical Management Centre (MMC) & EHMA Research Award in a dedicated session. The Award was created to stimulate early career researchers to engage in healthcare management research. Since its establishment in 2002, the award has attracted numerous doctoral researchers who have submitted […]

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Everything you always wanted to know about EU health policy…and COVID-19 responses – Discover this meet-the-authors event by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

The EU institutional and changes brought about as a response to the pandemic a substantial and far reaching. EU health policy has often been overlooked and was never on the political agenda. COVID-19 and the pandemic response, however, changed this dramatically. EU-health policy has become centre stage followed by bold investments and new regulatory initiatives. […]

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Ageing and health: the politics of better policies – Discover this session by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Longer lives are a triumph in human history. Yet many observers regard ageing populations as a problem, in large part due to the costs of caring for older people. For these observers, the success of twentieth-century public policy in expanding longevity contains the seeds of a crisis for twenty-first-century social policy. This belief in the […]

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ANNOUNCING OUR PLENARY SESSIONS: LEADERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

Over the past year, the role of health leadership has been in the spotlight as the effect of health leaders’ decisions has been observed and scrutinised. With the increasing demands on health services, rapidly changing context, and the adoption of technological innovations, health systems and organisations are having to revisit and adapt their leadership styles […]

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ANNOUNCING OUR PLENARY SESSIONS: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE: DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL

The digitalisation of healthcare is an essential enabler to transforming the delivery of care and improving patient experience. The critical role of digitalisation has become even more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, when digital technologies have been deployed in unprecedented ways to support the provision of essential care services. But digital technologies are also being […]

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Announcing our Plenary Sessions: Shaping health systems for a post-COVID world

Over the last year, national health systems and European and international health organisations have worked tirelessly to deliver emergency services, while confronting challenges such as hospital capacity and workforce planning. As health systems are progressing towards managing the pandemic and creating their recovery plans, they are also thinking about how to strengthen the resilience and […]

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EHMA PIE IS OUT!

A call for ideas to debate complex health management topics EHMA is pleased to launch a call for ideas for the EHMA PIE, a new initiative EHMA is launching to debate complex health management topics during this year’s annual conference on 15-17 September 2021.  PIE stands for Provocative, Innovative and Encouraging and it is designed […]

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Health systems governance and leadership for a healthy population

In the past year, the role of health governance and leadership has been in the spotlight as the effect of health leaders’ decisions have been observed and scrutinised. Countries, health systems and leaders around the world have faced the same challenge, COVID-19, but were not affected in the same way and did not all respond […]

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Digital health systems

In February 2019, the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region informed the development of priorities for public health action to accelerate the digital transformation and to help to develop a European roadmap for the digitalisation of national health systems. The symposium discussed many aspects of the topic of […]

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Supporting research on health management – the Karolinska Medical Management Center & EHMA Research Award

Also this year the EHMA Conference is pleased to host the Karolinska Medical Management Centre (MMC) & EHMA Research Award promoting high-quality research on health management.  Now at its 19th edition, the Award was created to stimulate early career researchers to engage in healthcare management research. Since its establishment in 2002, the award has attracted […]

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Health Workforce

Investing in the health workforce In the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the centrality of the health workforce in the resilience and sustainability of health systems. Health system capacities are being stretched in unprecedented ways and Europe is experiencing shortages of healthcare workers. The needs of patients are rising; the need for changes […]

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Environmental Sustainability of health systems

Role of the health sector in reducing the burden of air pollution The COVID-19 pandemic has been referred to as a ‘once in a century’ shock, but “looming crises, such as climate change and environmental degradation, are likely to increase the probability of repeated public health shocks”(1).   One of the examples provided in the Health at a Glance: Europe 2020 report is that of […]

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EHMA 2021: the theme and sub-themes

EHMA 2021’s theme, ‘Health Management: managing the present and shaping the future’, is placing an emphasis on the need for health systems to ensure that while they are managing the current health emergencies, needs, and challenges, they are also preparing and shaping their future.

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Health Management: managing the present and shaping the future

Over the last year, health systems across Europe have encountered the most difficult times for a generation. Throughout the world, health services buckled under the strain of COVID-19, confronting enormous challenges around hospital capacity and workforce planning during a pandemic. As managers are pondering whether there will be a return to a ‘new normal’, important […]

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Call for Abstracts for the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference

EHMA is pleased to launch the Call for Abstracts for the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference. Participate in the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference by sharing your research with the full health management ecosystem.  Your research will be fundamental to identify, discuss and address current and future needs of health management in Europe and worldwide. EHMA 2021 will give you the opportunity to […]

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Save the date for EHMA 2021!

This year, for its 26th edition, the EHMA Annual Conference will be taking place digitally through the lens of Lisbon, Portugal on 15-17 September 2021. We are pleased to be hosted by the Associação Portuguesa de Administradores Hospitalares (APAH). The EHMA Conference is the place for all healthcare stakeholders to come together, discuss current topics and exchange innovation and best practices. We strive […]

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