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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19th March 2020 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Respiratory Protection FAQ: General Public

During public health events – such as wildfires, times of high air pollution, airborne-transmissible disease outbreaks, etc. – members of the public may choose to wear a respirator to help reduce their exposure to airborne particulate hazards. When respiratory protection is recommended for workers and the public, the recommendations often focus on government approved respirators such as "N95, FFP2 or equivalent.” When used correctly, respirators can help reduce wearers’ exposures to airborne particulate hazards such as dusts, pollen, PM2.5, mists and fumes – including particles so small that they can’t be seen. Respirators contain filter material and are designed to form a seal with the wearer’s face, so that air passes through the filter (instead of around the edges) before it is inhaled. A common choice is a disposable filtering facepiece respirator (FFR), sometimes referred to as a particulate respirator, such as those shown below.
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5th February 2020 / Competitiveness / Health Care

3E – EMA and EU and eHealth

On its 25th anniversary, EMA  - as a kind of a birthday present – published, in collaboration with Heads of Medicines Agencies, Big Data Taskforce Phase II report and 10 recommendations, which should unlock the potential of Big data in the healthcare segment. 
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2nd December 2019 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Invitation: Health Care 2.0: Postgraduate education of doctors and accreditation of educational institutions

Healthcare 2.0 initiative invites to a panel discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3 pm in the NHÚ AV ČR building, Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room no. 7. The event will be held in Czech.
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11th February 2019 / Competitiveness / Health Care

Deloitte 2019 Global Health Care Outlook

With financial sustainability, care delivery, patient centricity, digital transformation, and regulatory compliance at the top of the agenda, health care sector leaders need to collaborate with all stakeholders—both within the health care ecosystem and those in converging industries—as they look to shape the future of health care and establish a sustainable smart health community.
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17th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Health Care 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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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic