EU Auditors to examine cross-border healthcare

admin/ iulie 12, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 0 comments

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of cross-border healthcare arrangements in the EU. The auditors will examine the European Commission’s monitoring and support for putting the EU legislation on cross-border healthcare access into effect, the results achieved to date for patients, and the effectiveness of the EU funding framework and of the actions funded. The audit will

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Building Cooperation in Cross-border Healthcare: New study maps state of play & optimal ways forward

admin/ iulie 10, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 0 comments

The Study „Cross-border cooperation: capitalising on existing initiatives for cooperation in cross-border regions” published by the Commission today[1] maps EU-funded cooperation projects for the period 2007 to 2017 in EU and EEA countries and Switzerland; provides insight into opportunities and challenges for cross-border cooperation in healthcare; and offers guidance to local and regional authorities and other parties who are interested in starting a

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Cross-border healthcare: European Commission tackles low awareness of patients’ rights

admin/ iulie 9, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 2 comments

The European Commission recently published data from 23 EU countries on their use o the Cross-border Healthcare Directive in 2015. Find the data by clicking on the image below. What is the Cross-border Healthcare Directive? A legal act of the EU which requires Member States to implement measures allowing EU patients to choose where to receive medical treatment across the Union. More information on

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Cross-border Healthcare in Europe…

admin/ iulie 8, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 1 comments

Promoting Patients’ Rights and Boosting Cooperation European citizens enjoy a variety of rights when it comes to intra-EU mobility, including the right to seek care in another Member State. Directive 2011/24/EU on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare codifies patients’ right to receive health treatment, including planned procedures, in another Member State (MS) and to then get reimbursed domestically up to

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Cross-border healthcare

admin/ iulie 6, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 2 comments

Overview EU citizens have the right to access healthcare in any EU country and to be reimbursed for care abroad by their home country. Directive 2011/24/EU on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare sets out the conditions under which a patient may travel to another EU country to receive medical care and reimbursement. It covers healthcare costs, as well as the prescription

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Top five European countries for medical tourism

admin/ iunie 28, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 0 comments

Going abroad for cheaper medical treatment is big business. With more low-cost airlines than ever before offering discount flights to almost anywhere across the continent, it’s now possible to easily visit countries that offer medical treatments and surgeries at very low prices. Let’s take a look at the five countries that have become most popular for medical tourism in Europe.

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The Best Health Care System in the World: Which One Would You Pick?

admin/ iunie 22, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 2 comments

To better understand one of the most heated U.S. policy debates, we created a tournament to judge which of these nations has the best health system: Canada, Britain, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, France, Australia and the U.S. “Medicare for all,” or “single-payer,” is becoming a rallying cry for Democrats. This is often accompanied by calls to match the health care coverage of

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A Big Medical Tourism Boom? Actually, Not So Much

admin/ mai 8, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 0 comments

The industry hasn’t worked out as its supporters expected WASHINGTON — Remember the excitement around the medical tourism industry? Visions of thousands of U.S. patients heading to India and elsewhere to have medical procedures done at a fraction of the cost in the U.S.? Well, that hasn’t worked out so well, experts said here Monday at the World Health Care

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Health and Care in the Digital Single Market

admin/ mai 8, 2018/ sănătate, Turismul medical/ 1 comments

25 April 2018 – The European Commission is putting forward a set of measures to boost the free flow of non-personal healthcare data in the Digital Single Market. Personalised medicine is one of three priorities of the initiative. In line with the European Commission’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy, the European Commission published a Staff Working Document and a Communication Document on Digital

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Medical Travel Summit, Athens May 21-24 2018

admin/ mai 3, 2018/ Turismul medical/ 2 comments

Athens … one of the world’s oldest cities, a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy. … the home of Hippocrates, known as the “Father of Modern Medicine”. … and from May 21-24 2018, the venue for the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018. The 2018 IMTJ Medical Travel Summit will take place at the 5 star Wyndham Grand in Athens. The IMTJ

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