On 20th September 2013, a Symposium on The Future of Surgery in Europe will be held in Brussels under the aegis of the UEMS Section of Surgery.
Establishing an effective communication channels among all the actors involved in an emergency situation
The study on the eHealth Interoperability Framework, financed by the European Commission, has been finalised. It defines a vision of an EU eHealth Interoperability Framework.
Lithuania is assuming the Presidency of the European Council for the second semester of 2013. In his Speech at the European Parliament, Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, Mr Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, Lithuanian Minister of Health, unveiled the priorities of the Lithuanian Presidency.
In order to provide input on the Digital Agenda, the eHealth stakeholder group decided to mandate a subgroup to gather the members' views on the topic and, in particular, on the main obstacles and the possible solutions. The members were also asked to report relevant examples of electronic health records systems in place at national or regional level
The Commission has adopted a legal proposal which would see pharmaceutical companies pay specific fees for Union-wide pharmacovigilance activities.
Monitoring and Improving Quality in Long-term Care