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#EAPM – European Parliament confirms position on #HTA as chance of pre-election deal disappears

#EAPM – European Parliament confirms position on #HTA as chance of pre-election deal disappears

| February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day (14 February) it may be, but there is still little love lost between those member states who back mandatory EU-wide joint action on Health Technology Assessment (HTA), and those who don’t, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  But it hasn’t stopped the European Parliament having a debate and […]

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#EAPM – Last Tango in Paris (and Madrid, and Budapest, and Amsterdam, and…)

#EAPM – Last Tango in Paris (and Madrid, and Budapest, and Amsterdam, and…)

| February 12, 2019

The old line says that it takes two to tango. And indeed it does. But it also takes (at least) two to have a conversation, and transform a potentially good idea into a workable reality, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.   An exchange of information, an exchange of views, and […]

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#EAPM – Car trouble: Germany debates #DieselFumes ahead of #LungCancer summit

#EAPM – Car trouble: Germany debates #DieselFumes ahead of #LungCancer summit

| February 7, 2019

Following on from several conferences on the subject in recent years, the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) is organizing a round table on lung-cancer screening ahead of its 7th annual Presidency Conference in April, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The event will be held in association with the […]

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#EAPM – MEPs face camera on health care in EU

#EAPM – MEPs face camera on health care in EU

| February 6, 2019

The Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) has this week been on a mission to gauge opinions on health-care needs in the EU, Parliamentary engagement and policymaking, from sitting MEPs as well as leading EU patient organizations which included EURORDIS (rare disease), European Patient Forum and European Cancer Patient Coalition, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis […]

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#EAPM – Politics, people and health care across the spectrum

#EAPM – Politics, people and health care across the spectrum

| February 4, 2019

The European Parliament elections are peeping over the horizon – they’ll take place towards the end of May – and, quite rightly, a lot of sitting MEPs and aspiring occupiers of seats in Brussels and Strasbourg are starting to talk about health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.     Of […]

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#EAPM – When you wish upon a star. Well, 12 stars, actually…

#EAPM – When you wish upon a star. Well, 12 stars, actually…

| February 1, 2019

The European Parliament elections are only a few short months away, while the as-it-stands deadline of 29 March for Britain to leave the EU is even closer.  In the first case, manifestos from political parties, organizations and lobby groups are either being prepared or are already out there, telling the same relevant stories, asking the […]

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#EAPM – Is Europe over-thinking the health-care conundrum?

#EAPM – Is Europe over-thinking the health-care conundrum?

| January 29, 2019

Access for patients to the best treatment available sounds simple enough as a concept in the 21st century. Yet it’s not happening often enough nor fast enough, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.     Where did it all go wrong? Access to optimal healthcare across EU member states has often been […]

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