Health and healthcare systems in European countries and elsewhere are perpetually stressed – with rising demand and technical capabilities, yet always limited available resources. Within health systems, the institutions and facilities called ‘hospitals’ appear dominant, both in their delivery capability and costs incurred. Is this a problem? Should care delivery and resources be redirected to […]
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European health systems continuously embark on a range of innovative strategic reforms to maintain universal quality healthcare, whilst overcoming considerable pressures, and with finite resources. The potential to learn from the many innovations across Europe is considerable. However, there is an urgent need to identify and understand what contributes to service and policy innovation, its […]
Many patients and their informal caregivers wish to take a bigger part in patient care and in improving health care. Appropriate patient involvement can support patients and informal caregivers and develop their capacity to share information and perform self-care. However, few care systems and tools are designed to enable patients and their informal caregivers to […]
A BLOG POST By David Earnshaw, Associate Vice President, Public Policy Europe, MSD For generations now, MSD has been dedicated to helping people improve their health and wellbeing, and our mission has always been to discover, develop and provide innovative medicines and vaccines that save and improve lives around the world. Last year our medicines […]
When health systems are unable to respond to healthcare needs appropriately and efficiently, people can be left vulnerable.
The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award annually recognizes interdisciplinary care teams who collaborate across disciplines and transform healthcare delivery and ultimately patient lives. It began in 2018 as a call to action for healthcare teams to UNIFY across traditional silos and mobilize data from the clinical laboratory in AVANTE-GARDE ways to achieve measurable value for […]
Discover our Plenary Session at EHMA 2020 How is the COVID-19 pandemic shaping the future of health management? European healthcare has been put to the test by the COVID-19 crisis as never before. Already strained health systems are experiencing even more pressure and new vulnerabilities are surfacing. National health systems, hospitals, Governments and the entire […]
The need for value-based management in healthcare is well established and few doubt its usefulness. We at NHG have been actively promoting value-based management in healthcare for years, and our key message has been: start measuring outcomes.
Created in 2018, the UNIVANTS of healthcare excellence program began as a call to action for healthcare teams to UNIFY across traditional silos and mobilize data from the clinical laboratory in AVANTE-GARDE ways to achieve measurable value for patients, clinicians, payors and the entire health system. The prestigious global award program was created by Abbott […]
The EHMA 2020 Abstract Book, published by the European Health Management Association (EHMA), summarises the papers that will be featured in the official programme of the EHMA 2020 Annual Conference. With over 130+ abstracts, the EHMA 2020 programme will have specific sessions where authors will be able to present their research and discuss the most […]