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Executive Health Management

EU Reports on State of Health

2020 10 Dec

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently being the main factor to be considered in the health and well-being assessments, other elements, such as quality of air, smoking and alcohol consumption, and obesity also contribute to the state of health of European populations, says a new report from the European Commission.   You might also like:... Read more

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Europe Invests in IoT Research to Help Healthcare

2020 06 Nov

The European Commission has launched IntellIoT , a three-year project with the aim to facilitate remote care provision by hospitals using the Internet of Things.   You might also like: Virtual vs. In-Person Care During Pandemic   It is expected that through the use of human-centred autonomous technologies, such as biometric... Read more

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EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

2020 20 May

The European Commission is planning to invest another €122 million in COVID-19 research and has launched a second call for an expression of interest by projects in manufacturing, digital technologies, population-based cohort studies, etc.   You may also like : EU Supports Clinical Trials During COVID-19   This call follows the first... Read more

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COVID-19 as Catalyst for Change in European Health

2020 04 May

Currently, Europe is leading the COVID-19 pandemic by the numbers of confirmed cases and deaths. Despite the region being tightly interconnected, its response to the disease has varied greatly from country to country. What conclusions can be and are made from this situation? And how will the EU act upon them?   You may also like :... Read more

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EU Supports Clinical Trials During COVID-19

2020 29 Apr

The European Commission has published ‘Guidance on the Management of Clinical Trials During the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic’ to ensure continuation of clinical trials in the EU during the pandemic.   You may also like: COVID-19 for R&D: Blessing or Curse?   The recommendations are part of the EU efforts to find... Read more

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EU Medical Devices Regulation is Postponed

2020 05 Apr

The European Commission has postponed by one year the date of application of the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) till 26 May, 2021, “to allow member states, health institutions and economic operators to prioritise the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.”   You may also like : Shaping the Human Side of Medical Devices in Critical... Read more

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EU Urges Free Cross-Border Movement of Healthcare Professionals

2020 30 Mar

On 30 March, the European Commission issued practical guidance to ensure workers’ mobility within the EU, in particular those in critical occupations to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.   You may also like : How To Manage a Remote Healthcare Team   These occupations include healthcare, food sector, childcare, elderly care, and... Read more

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Medical Equipment Deficit and Provision During Pandemic

2020 23 Mar

With nearly 355,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally (as of 23 March), hospitals are struggling to continue operations with limited or unavailable supplies, such as personal protective equipment (PPE) or ventilators.   You may also like : WHO Calls to ‘Test, Test, Test’ amid Growing Restrictive Measures   ‘rescEU’ Stockpiling... Read more

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EHMA 2020 Annual Conference (European Health Management Association)

2020 17 Nov


Executive Health Management

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

2019 22 May

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use   How FAIR4Health aims to enable safe and ethical sharing of all data and metadata derived from publicly-funded research.   The FAIR principles are intended to ensure that people and machines can reuse data. These principles are designed to be applied to data and metadata... Read more