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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Communication from the European Commission featuring ECHO

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In 2014, healing a communication from the European Commission on effective, accessible and resilient health Systems explained that “The framework programmes for research and for technological development funded several projects to develop indicators and methodologies to assess the performance of health systems, for instance the ECHO (http://www.echo-health.eu), Eurohope (http://www.eurohope.info), and EuroREACH (http://www.euroreach.net) projects. (by the European Commission ; Brussels, 4.4.2014… Continue reading Communication from the European Commission featuring ECHO

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LDG in Spain

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40 participants  from 15 Autonomous Communities, representatives from the Spanish Ministry of Health and the Atlas VPM team met last 14th February to discuss ECHO findings on variations in medical practice. One of the conclusions from the representatives was the overall agreement on the need to increase years uploaded into the ECHO DWH (currently 2002-2009) to increase impact of ECHO… Continue reading LDG in Spain

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