Competitiveness / Health Care

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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17th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Health Care


czechstartups.org: How to fight pharma counterfeit with blockchain

The investments into blockchain technology in healthcare industry are growing rapidly, reaching $200M according to recent report of the major consortium R3. New blockchain developments appear weekly in different sectors: logistics, healthcare, music, and even art.
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11th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Health Care


Interactive report: Early Detection & Diagnosis

Devex, in partnership with Philips, surveyed more than 1,200 health professionals about the role of early detection and diagnosis in the fight against non-communicable diseases.
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26th September 2018 / Competitiveness / Health Care


HN Roundtable on the Future of Medicine

The use of artificial intelligence and big data in health care was debated at the HN (Hospodarske noviny daily) Roundtable.
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31st January 2018 / Competitiveness / Health Care


EHCI 2017: Czech Rep. ranks 17th, main difference from neighbouring Slovakia is a decent but not excellent score on Accessibility

According to the 2017 Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI). published by the Health Consumer Powerhouse, some eastern European EU member systems are doing surprisingly well, particularly Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Estonia, considering their much smaller healthcare spend in Purchasing Power adjusted dollars per capita. However, readjusting from politically planned to consumer-driven economies does take time, emerging-europe.com reports.
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26th November 2017 / Competitiveness / Health Care


State of Health in the EU: The Czech Republic performs well in terms of allocating resources efficiently to various care sectors. But there is real scope for technical efficiency improvements

The Czech Republic maintains a high level of financial protection with universal coverage, a very generous benefit package and low out-of-pocket spending. The country performs well in terms of allocating resources efficiently to various care sectors. But there is real scope for technical efficiency improvements, says, among others, Health Profile elaborated within the European Commission's State of Health in the EU project.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic