“European health services are struggling as demand increases. Much of the increase is because of the growth in demand for health services as people live longer. But does this struggle have to happen? And how can standards help?” asks Malcolm Fisk, PROGRESSIVE Project Coordinator. Two tough questions must be asked. Have our health services forced us to play the part of dependent ‘patients’, grateful for the expertise of the clinicians as…

At the recent AgeingFit conference, held on February 6th and 7th in Nice (France), PROGRESSIVE partners Diane Whitehouse of the European Health Telematics Association and Frederic Lievens of the Telehealth Quality Group, together with Arnaud Senn from the European Commission and Lucas Perez of Health My Project, discussed how existing and future standards and legislation will shape the healthy ageing market. From some of the introductory remarks during this conference session,…

On 10 January, the Commission held a first orientation debate on the next Multiannual Financial Framework of the European Union (MFF) and launched a series of public consultations on the priorities of the EU that should be reflected in the next MFF. This follows the publication of the Commission reflection paper on the future of EU finances on 28 June 2017 and of the Commission White Paper on the future of…

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