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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HSR meeting ‘The international dimension in comparative health services research’

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ECHO project coordinator Enrique Bernal made a presentation titled “ECHO –European Collaboration for Healthcare Optimization An international project on healthcare performance” at HSR meeting ‘The international dimension in comparative health services research’ (15-16 May 2014 in Utrecht, the Netherlands).   You can find this presentation here.

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