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Executive Health Management

The EU Health Data Centre: A New Total Virtual Organisation

2021 26 Nov

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed that the EU has no clear health data architecture regarding health data, its availability and comparability. There is a lack of harmonisation and an absence of an EU-level centre for health data analysis and use to support a better response to public health crises. Through extensive desk review, interviews with key... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Health Place - Social Network for Health

2021 01 Jun

Balancing Human Rights Online Through “Action” Regulation If we are to effectively modulate the benefits and harms from social networks and misinformation, there is an inherent value in the “audacious” idea of creating a publicly owned social network at the EU level. A balance between freedom of speech and dangers of misinformation has to be found.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

Executive Health Management

BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

2019 22 May

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois   Prof. Papalois talks to about BREXIT and the potential repercussions the break from the EU may bring to patients and medical professionals.   Secretary General of The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Prof. Vassilios Papalois, talks... Read more

Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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IT Management

eHealth on EU Digital Standards Agenda

2015 09 Oct

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Standards for the Digital Single Market (DSM). The aim is to gather views on priorities for standards in key technology areas which are critical to achieving the DSM. eHealth is one of these key areas where standards need to be built. "Broadly speaking, we are following up on the eHealth... Read more

Cardiology Management

CVD Research Funds: Where From? Where To?

2014 19 Sep

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) -  a  grouping  of  diseases  that  affects  the  structure  and/or function of the  heart  and  blood  vessels,  including  heart disease and  stroke - is the number 1 killer in Europe claiming over 4 million lives in the Europe and 1.9 million lives per year in the European Union (EU). CVD is also Read more

Executive Health Management

International Collaboration Boosts Research On Antibiotic Resistance

2013 14 Nov

A four-year project entitled ‘TAILORED-Treatment’ is aimed at establishing a successful strategy to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment, lowering any potential therapy side-effects and limiting the rise of antimicrobial resistance in patients. Coordinated by the Netherland’s Erasmus MC, Rotterdam it is funded with € 6.000.000 by the... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Rules on Medical Device Approval System Strengthened

2013 25 Oct

Vital measures aiming at improving current approval method and patient safety are endorsed in plenary session, setting a solid discussion base with Member Sates for further improvements, though safety standards of device re-processing still questionable. Most of the measures aiming to revise the EU Medical Devices Directive (MDD) were adopted... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Implants Procedures Revised to Increase Device Controls

2013 23 Oct

To further ensure the safety of patients undergoing treatment for breast or hip implants the European Parliament's Environment Committee has agreed on a revision of the medical implants procedures in order to improve controls.  Monitoring will become stricter and new certification procedures will be introduced in a bid to ascertain medical device... Read more