• Focusing on investing in prevention and early intervention: preventing disease is far more effective for improving patient well-being and provides better value than treatment
• Exploring new ways to improve patient outcomes while lowering costs such as measuring and tracking outcomes and rethinking how healthcare is supplied and paid for
HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURES: AN OVERVIEW
Healthcare expenditures encompass a wide range of services and products and can be measured in different ways.
The 2008 financial crisis hurt healthcare systems across Europe. Even today, some healthcare are still struggling to recover.
New policies can impact healthcare in surprising and unexpected ways. Joint budgeting can help evaluate the impact.
Healthcare is an investment, not a cost. Prevention and early treatment improve patients’ lives and reduce healthcare costs, benefitting everyone.
Early intervention in chronic disease can keep patients healthier longer while also curbing healthcare costs.
UNLOCKING THE POWER OF PATIENTS: AN INTERVIEW WITH NICOLA BEDLINGTON
Nicola Bedlington, the Secretary General of the European Patient's Forum (EPF) and member of the European Steering Group talks about patient empowerment as a crucial tool for improving healthcare outcomes and system sustainability.
European Health Forum – Health in all Politics
Taking the concept of Health in All Policies to Health in All Politics.
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