An alliance with outcomes measurement body ICHOM intends to accelerate the push towards value-based care. The aim is to square the circle between the budget squeeze facing healthcare systems and paying for medical innovation coming through the pipeline
An analysis based on the EU survey of health, ageing and retirement shows children who grew up in disadvantaged households will be in poorer health as adults, even if their socio-economic status improves
Babylon Health, a smartphone app powered by artificial intelligence, is making online diagnoses and has cut waiting times from two weeks to two hours – with the added convenience of remote consultations
Despite the hype, there are few examples of the successful application of AI in health services. A different approach to adoption is needed, with access to data for companies and a framework to ensure proper testing and monitoring of AI systems
As procurement comes under the microscope at this week’s MedTech Forum in Brussels, Science|Business Healthy Measures looks at how the health service in Wales is planning to link what it pays for implantable lenses to good outcomes for cataract patients
Web-based clinic in the Netherlands improves outcomes while saving time and money. Doctors and patients have teamed up to build a teen-friendly app and, as the system is adopted more widely, healthcare providers will be paid for online care
Industry says failure to consider new ways of assessing the value of drugs, including outcomes-based approaches and the use of real world evidence, represents a missed opportunity to promote sustainability of Europe’s healthcare systems
More prevention, improved primary care and an integrated, patient-centred approach is the route to making health systems resilient. Underpinning all this will be better data, says report on State of Health in the EU
Healthy Measures is a multi-stakeholder communications platform to mobilise support for better, equitable and effective health delivery across the EU.
The key to that is a sharper focus on patient outcomes – measuring what works, and doesn’t work, in treating patients from one clinic, region and member-state to another. For that, we need more experts – in industry, policy and academia – who help this effort grow across the EU, from one capital to another. Stakeholder groups need mobilising, and interconnecting, across Europe. The old silos in healthcare across Europe need to be dismantled.