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Digital Health and Social Insurance 10-10-2017

 
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Tackling the financial and regulatory challenges of digital healthcare

What can social insurers do to maximise potential benefits of digital transformation of health and care while ensuring the sustainability of their systems?

EMA-healthcare payers first joint meeting 28-09-2017

 
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ESIP and other healthcare payers strengthen cooperation with EMA

On September 19, ESIP took part with other representatives of healthcare payers in the first joint meeting of European healthcare payers with the European Medicines Agency (EMA). 

Voluntary cooperation of health systems 16-06-2017

 
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ESIP welcomes the Health Council Conclusions

The EU Health Ministers during their meeting on 16 June adopted their Council Conclusions on "Encouraging Member States-driven Voluntary Cooperation between Health Systems". 

Universal Access to Health 27-04-2017

 
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ESIP presents social insurers’ views on Universal Access to Health

ESIP’s president Arnaud Emériau presented the viewpoint of statutory social insurers on how to improve access to healthcare during the conference Universal Access: How can we contribute?, organised by Medicines for Europe.

 

Medical Devices Regulation 05-04-2017

 
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ESIP welcomes the adoption of the new EU Regulation on medical devices

Today the European Parliament adopted the new Regulations on Medical devices and in vitro diagnostics, ending the five year legislative process. ESIP welcomes this achievement.

Personalised Medicine: ESIP takes a stand 16-02-2017

 
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ESIP publishes its position paper

The development of personalised medicine is promoted by the EU institutions, calling for a patient-centred approach to health care. In order to deliver on this approach, ESIP brings forward four policy recommendations in their paper.

Health Technology Assessment 19-01-2017

 
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ESIP responds to the Commission's Public Consultation on Health Technology Assessment

In its response to the Public Consultation on Strengthening cooperation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA), ESIP welcomes the prospect of continuing voluntary cooperation in the field.

Open access to clinical data 21-10-2016

 
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Healthcare payers welcome the access given by EMA to clinical data for new medicines for human use.

Transparency is essential to allow better access to safe, high-quality medicines with real patient relevant benefit. ESIP particularly welcomes EMA’s release of clinical reports on new medicines for human use that have been granted market authorisation in the European Union.

Standardisation of health and social services 15-09-2016

 
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ESIP and AIM oppose recent developements in standardisation of health and social services

Today, ESIP and AIM voiced its concerns in an open letter to the relevant authorities at EU and national level regarding standardisation of health and social services.

IROHLA Final Conference 30-11-2015

 
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IROHLA Final Conference

IROHLA - “Intervention Research on Health Literacy among ageing population” held its final event on 17 November in the framework of the 3rd European Health Literacy Conference held in Brussels, where Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands received the IROHLA evidence-based guidelines to improve health literacy in the older population. The IROHLA pre-conference saw representatives of the European Commission, health services and elected politicians discuss the importance of health literacy for sustainable health systems. It also saw the inauguration of Health Literacy Centre Europe, which aims to act as a central portal of information and exchange of knowledge and experience beyond the lifetime of the project.