New interesting Links: EU Health Statistical reports & Sustainable development indicators

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1) Access to Health reports: EU Health Statistical reports. European Commission The EU in the world 2015, pharmacy Demography Report 2015, cure Quality of life in Europe 2015…, salve  http://ec.europa.eu/health/reports/european/statistics/index_en.htm   2) Acces to Sustainable development indicators. European Commission The Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs) are used to monitor the EU Sustainable Development Strategy (EU SDS). The SDI framework is presented in… Continue reading New interesting Links: EU Health Statistical reports & Sustainable development indicators

echohealthNew interesting Links: EU Health Statistical reports & Sustainable development indicators

Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA)

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Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA) In February 2014, the Council Work Party on Public Health at Senior Level invited Member States and the Commission to set up an Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA). The Expert Group was established in September 2014. Assessing the performance of health systems is useful to properly understand how they… Continue reading Expert Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment (HSPA)

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HSR Meeting “Improving the organisation of health care at European, national or local level”

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Health Services Research. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 23-24 April 2015. www.healthservicesresearch.eu Sandra García Armestos speaking: ‘Minimizing the use of lower-value care in the Spanish NHS: a strategy to help providers in realigning to value-based services’ Programme: www.nivel.nl/sites/default/files/bestanden/Draft_Programme_HSR_meeting_23_24_April_2015.pdf

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Supplement in the European Journal of Public Health Volume 25, Issue suppl 1, 01 February 2015: ‘Unwarranted variations in health care performance across Europe: Lessons from the ECHO Project‘

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In conjuction with Oxford University Press ECHO will publish a supplement in the European Journal of Public Health Volume 25, Issue suppl 1, 01 February 2015: ‘Unwarranted variations in health care performance across Europe: Lessons from the ECHO Project‘, including a number of papers reflecting the work done by ECHO

echohealthSupplement in the European Journal of Public Health Volume 25, Issue suppl 1, 01 February 2015: ‘Unwarranted variations in health care performance across Europe: Lessons from the ECHO Project‘

7th European Public Health Conference in Glasgow

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The 7th EPH Conference (19-22 November 2014 Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK) titled “Mind the gap: Reducing inequalities in health and health care” aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public… Continue reading 7th European Public Health Conference in Glasgow

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Presentation at The Wennberg International Collaborative event

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Sandra Garcia Armesto made a presentation titled:” Using geographical analysis to enhance value for money: opportunity cost of lower-value indications of C-section in 5 European countries” at The Wennberg International Collaborative event, last 18th of September 2014 in London. The Wennberg International Collaborative is a research network committed to improving healthcare by examining organisational and regional variation in health care… Continue reading Presentation at The Wennberg International Collaborative event

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OECD and the Bertelsmann Stiftung event on Regional variations in Health Care

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In this joint conference, site the OECD will for the first time present a study comparing regional variations in 13 countries. Sandra Garcia Armesto made a presentation titled:” “Can geographical variation analysis help in realigning providers to value-based care?” in a conference – organised by the OECD and the Bertelsmann Stiftung- on Regional variations in Health Care, healing 16th September… Continue reading OECD and the Bertelsmann Stiftung event on Regional variations in Health Care

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OECD´s Health Care Quality Indicators Expert Group

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Enrique Bernal presented at OECD´s Health Care Quality Indicators Expert Group  (22-23 May 2014, Paris, France) the main messages from ECHO with impact on policy making derived from a number of statistics eliciting unwarranted and systematic variation. The presentation first tackled the following items: uneven utilisation of effective procedures, uneven utilisation of low-value procedures, systematic variation in undesirable events after… Continue reading OECD´s Health Care Quality Indicators Expert Group

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