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Cross-Border Healthcare in Europe: Removing the Barriers to Deliver Clarity and Quality

Public Policy Exchange
26 February, 2013 | Brussels, Belgium
The Silken Berlaymont Hotel, Brussels
Further information
This special international symposium seeks to address the challenges to the implementation of cross-border healthcare and its effects on patients' safety and quality, health professionals' mobility and the European standards for healthcare services. Delegates will have an opportunity to exchange innovative approaches, engage in thought-provoking topical debate and analyse best practices linked to cooperation between border regions in Europe and national healthcare systems. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders.

Delegates will:

  • Assess the latest developments, evidence-based experiences and current implementation challenges of the Cross-border Healthcare Directive
  • Discuss information challenges linked to medical products and prescriptions, and how to meet patients' expectations
  • Examine existing European standards on healthcare services and mobility of healthcare professionals in Europe and define necessary conditions for improved patient mobility
  • Share best practices on effective cooperation between regions and understand how cross-border healthcare operates in reality.

Who Should Attend?

  • Health Professionals
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Public Health Authorities
  • National Governmental Organisations
  • Local Governmental Organisations
  • Health Insurers
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Hospitals
  • Social Services
  • Health Promotion Advisers
  • Medical Associations
  • Trade Unions
  • Employers' Organisations
  • Public Health Unions
  • Health Research Institutes
  • International Centres for Health Protection
  • Health Networks
  • Patient Associations
  • Charitable Foundations
  • Associations of Schools of Public Health
  • Health Forums
  • Natural Medicine Associations
  • Associations of Hospital Managers
  • Hospital Pharmacists Associations
  • Legal Health Professionals
  • Academics and Researchers
  • Local Authority Officers and Councillors
Event secretariat
Contact details
Alexandra Kelly
Public Policy Exchange
+44 (0) 845 606 1535
+44 (0) 845 606 1539