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#EAPM – Member states must act together. And communicate better…

#EAPM – Member states must act together. And communicate better…

| May 2, 2019

It’s perhaps hardly surprising to find the European Commission talking about ‘strength in unity’, as it did in a communiqué this week in respect of the EU’s next strategic agenda (2019-2024), writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.   We tackle that lower down, but the fact is that the knowledge […]

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Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

Cross-border #healthcare needs to be better implemented

| February 13, 2019

This week saw a European Parliament debate in Strasbourg on the implementation of the cross-border healthcare directive, an area that the European Alliance for Personalise Medicine (EAPM) is following closely – writes Denis Horgan, EAPM Executive Director. The EPP’s Ivo Belet acted as rapporteur on an own-initiative report on the implementation of the directive, which everyone has acknowledged […]

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Commission makes it easier for citizens to access #HealthData securely across borders

Commission makes it easier for citizens to access #HealthData securely across borders

| February 7, 2019

The Commission has presented a Recommendation for the creation of a secure system that will enable citizens to access their electronic health files across member states. Member states have already started to make some parts of electronic health records accessible and exchangeable across borders. Since 21 January 2019, Finnish citizens can buy medicines using their […]

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#EUAuditors to examine cross-border #health care

#EUAuditors to examine cross-border #health care

| May 24, 2018

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of cross-border healthcare arrangements in the EU. The auditors will examine the European Commission’s monitoring and support for putting the EU legislation on cross-border health care access into effect, the results achieved to date for patients, and the effectiveness of the EU funding framework and of […]

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#NHS: Britain’s health service ‘not for sale’ in US trade talks – May

#NHS: Britain’s health service ‘not for sale’ in US trade talks – May

| March 9, 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier this week that Britain’s National Health Service was “not for sale” in any future trade deal with the United States after Brexit, writes Andy Bruce. “I’m absolutely clear that as we look to negotiate a trade deal with the United States of America, the National Health Service will remain […]

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Juncker Plan supports cancer research with €40 million loan to #Indivumed

Juncker Plan supports cancer research with €40 million loan to #Indivumed

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a loan of €40 million to Indivumed GmbH, a physician-led, global oncology company with headquarters in Germany. The new funding will allow Indivumed to continue its development of a global database, supporting the work of cancer researchers by providing access to data from cancer patients, as well as […]

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More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Last week, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his now annual ‘State of the Union’ address at the Parliament in Strasbourg, but observers in the field were surprised to hear little mention of healthcare, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine executive director Denis Horgan. In one small section Juncker did, however, state that it […]

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