empirica compliments the epSOS project and its 25 participating European countries on the successful conclusion and continued policy impact. Throughout the project, empirica staff have been part of the Project Management Team, and have contributed their expertise in project proposal development and writing, strategic and policy perspective, as well as in contractual and administrative matters such as preparing amendments and project reviews and financial reporting.
Please follow the links to read more on epSOS achievements and an outlook to initiatives taking the results forward:
Please see also these other cross-border healthcare studies empirica has undertaken/ been a partner in.
A new study starts in July 2014: Evaluative Study on the Cross-border Healthcare Directive The European Union Cross-Border Healthcare Directive of 2011 established rules for facilitating the access to high-quality healthcare within the European Union while respecting the freedom of each Member State to decide on what type of healthcare it provides including decisions about the basket of healthcare to which citizens are entitled and the mechanisms to organize, finance and deliver it.
The study will provide an initial assessment of selected impacts of the Directive on cross-border healthcare/patient mobility 2014-2015 Preparing draft guidelines for interoperable cross-border:
- ePrescription services: http://eprescription-xborder.eu/objective-amp-approach/
- Borderless Communication for a Healthy Europe – Interoperability Initiative for a European eHealth area (i2-Health): http://www.i2-health.eu/
- TEN4Health – Trans-European healthcare support network for Europe’s mobile citizen: www.ten4health.eu