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Euro Health Consumer Index 2016 on Irish television

Published 10/2/2017

See Arne commenting the Irish results in EHCI 2016 at 12.50 in the clip below.

Invitation to the Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) 2016 launch webinar

Published 25/1/2017

We are proud to invite you to the presentation of the new Euro Health Consumer Index – the best established comparison and assessment of public healthcare in 35 European countries. The Index webinar will start January 30, 10:00 CET. The live broadcast will be on: Facebook: www.facebook.com/besteuropeanhealthcare/ Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UClljnqPMGjlh7eoOA8trDxQ In the webinar, the EHCI 2016 […]

Presentation by Arne Björnberg at Spectrum Onkologie’s 10-year anniversary

Published 3/10/2016

Prof. Björnberg was presenting in Vienna on September 30 at the occasion of the 10-year anniversary of the Austrian journal Spectrum Onkologie. The topic was ‘EHCI 2015 and Cancer Care in Europe’. Download the presentation (pdf)

Presentation by Johan Hjertqvist at the Healthworld conference 2016 in Athens

Published 20/9/2016

The dire Greek healthcare situation keeps attracting international attention. HCP founder and president Johan Hjertqvist presented a somewhat unconventional analysis, based from Euro Health Consumer Index findings since 2005, at the Healthworld conference September 20-21, 2016, in Athens. Mr Hjertqvist has contributed to Greek reform through a number of previous lectures. Download the presentation (pdf) […]

Presentation by Prof. Björnberg in Gdansk, Poland

Published 7/6/2016

HCP Chairman, Prof. Arne Björnberg, was invited to present at the European Medicines’ Congress at Gdansk, Poland. Much of the focus was on Accessibility of healthcare services, as Poland (and Sweden) shares the lowest score on that sub-discipline in the Euro Health Consumer Index 2015. Dr. Björnberg claimed to show mathematically that this is mainly […]

Prof. Arne Björnberg at the national Ireland Future Health Summit in Dublin

Published 26/5/2016

HCP Chairman, Prof. Arne Björnberg, was invited to present at the national Ireland Future Health Summit in Dublin. Prof. Björnberg was also interviewed on the main stage, and among other questions was asked what he thought a “Brexit” from the EU would mean for European healthcare. As this would presumably mean less British domination at […]

Presentation by Johan Hjertqvist at the 2016 National Polish Quality Accreditation Conference

Published 25/5/2016

Presentation by Johan Hjertqvist at the 2016 National Polish Quality Accreditation Conference, Cracow, May 23-24 Download the presentation (pdf / pptx)

Presentation by HCP president Johan Hjertqvist at the Health Policy Roundtable

Published 2/2/2016

Presentation by HCP president Johan Hjertqvist at the Health Policy Roundtable in Bucharest Feb 4, hosted by AmCham Romania Download the presentation (pdf / pptx)

Euro Health Consumer Index 2015

Published 26/1/2016

The Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) 2015 is the ninth study made by Health Consumer Powerhouse Ltd. (HCP) on healthcare systems in 35 European countries. Since 2006 this comparison of key values in healthcare, taking the patient and consumer point of view, has improved the understanding of European healthcare, empowered patients and helped addressing weaknesses. […]

The 2015 Euro Health Consumer Index

Published 26/1/2016

Annual review: European healthcare a success story! European healthcare is steadily improving, in spite of alarm bells about financial crisis austerity measures, aging population and migration turmoil. Survival rates of heart disease, stroke and cancer are all increasing. Infant mortality, perhaps the most descriptive single indicator, keeps going down. This is a main conclusion from […]