Programs and Policies

Vitlab Observatory Programs and Policies

Study on cross-border health services: potential obstacles for healthcare providers

This study seeks to identify the different requirements placed on healthcare providers wishing to either establish themselves in another European Member State (MS), or provide cross-border services in one MS whilst being established in another. The focus of the study was on cross-border General Practitioners (GPs) (including provision of online consultations and ePrescriptions), physiotherapists, medical laboratories, and hospitals setting up subsidiaries across borders.

EMC2: Transforming health Enabling integrated care

EMC asked IDC Health Insights to analyze the future of information sharing in the health sector.

The goal was to better understand the business drivers influencing IT investments in hospitals, regional and national government healthcare entities.

This eBook provides an overview of the findings, showing the commonalities and differences of how the integrated care delivery model is being adopted in Western Europe, the Middle East and Africa find short, medium and long-term strategies to enable integrated care.