XII EUROPEAN PATIENTS’ RIGHTS DAY 2018

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Active Citizenship Network invites you to the XII edition of the European Patients' Rights Day that will be held on the 23rd of May (from 9.30 to 13.00) in the European Parliament.

The theme of the conference is: "Therapeutic adherence: value the impact for patients and healthcare system".

The aim of the convention is to debate, inform and exchange good practices on therapeutic adherence, sharing and discussing the different experiences and more effective solutions in overcoming some of the existing barriers to appropriate prescription and adherence to pharmacological medical plans.

In line with the topic of healthcare systems’ sustainability, addressed in the previous conferences of the European Patients‘ Rights Day, the twelfth edition will contribute to the current policy debate on how to achieve a more sustainable provision of care. The poor adherence to treatments has, in fact, significant implications for the expenditures of healthcare and it is estimated to increase costs of approximately €80 billion a year.

 

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