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#EAPM – Digital transformation of health services in a modern Europe

#EAPM – Digital transformation of health services in a modern Europe

| January 15, 2019

There is plenty of innovation going on in the health-care sector, although some would argue that there should be even more. But huge a digital transformation is certainly underway and affects health care as much as any other arena, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The European Commission, for its […]

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#EAPM – Health care research: Moving the debate forward…

#EAPM – Health care research: Moving the debate forward…

| January 11, 2019

Research in health care is an ongoing discussion and the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) has always been vocal in this important field,writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. The broad topic and its many elements is the subject of continuous engagement by the Alliance, and will be highlighted during its upcoming 7th annual Presidency […]

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#EAPM – Stalled #HTA needs to move up a gear

#EAPM – Stalled #HTA needs to move up a gear

| January 9, 2019

Stop, start, stop…It may seem to everyone that the whole debate on the European Commission’s proposals for enhancing EU-wide cooperation on health technology assessment has been like sitting in a traffic jam – HTA appears to be going nowhere fast after almost a year since ‘hit the streets’, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive […]

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#EAPM – Update: Europe set for vital polls in May

#EAPM – Update: Europe set for vital polls in May

| January 7, 2019

Not surprisingly, the big news items in Europe politically this year are likely to be the fall-out from Brexit, assuming it happens as scheduled on 29 March, and the European elections in May, which will see a drop in the number of MEP seats as the UK departs after more than 45 years as a […]

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#EAPM – Lack of information having an impact on cross-border health care

#EAPM – Lack of information having an impact on cross-border health care

| January 3, 2019

The Cross-Border Healthcare Directive, although certainly well-meaning, has never really been implemented to its intended full capacity and has certainly not come anywhere near reaching its potential.  For its part, the European Commission itself has, through a study, identified four areas which have the greatest potential to act as barriers to patients if left unaddressed, […]

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#EAPM – Moving innovation forward, at least in principle…

#EAPM – Moving innovation forward, at least in principle…

| December 31, 2018

The idea of innovation in-and-of-itself is all very well, necessary in fact especially in the health-care sector, but many argue that there is not actually enough often-disruptive, specifically focused and cost-effective innovation, and certainly not enough support for it in the EU, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The European […]

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#EAPM – Teamwork needed for shot on target in health care sustainability goal

#EAPM – Teamwork needed for shot on target in health care sustainability goal

| December 27, 2018

The European Commission has regularly said that it aims to support member states in moving towards effective, accessible and resilient health systems, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It has also stated that, given the different aspects involved, many of which are dependent on stakeholder interests, it is important to […]

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