Economic policy / Health Care

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

Spotlight issue

24th April 2023 / Economic policy / Health Care

Economist Impact: Preparing for the European Health Data Space (EHDS): unlocking the potential of open data in the Czech Republic - Dr. Pavel Hrobon

We are facing two challenges in the Czech Republic that may also be relevant for other countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The first is related to the infrastructure for e-health and, more broadly, digitisation. This infrastructure has not been built yet, largely owing to implementation inefficiencies and capacity constraints at a national level. The second is the availability of health data for secondary use, such as research, measuring quality and safety, and understanding what is happening in the healthcare system.
View more

6th December 2022 / Economic policy / Health Care

The Economist Impact/AmCham EU: At a turning point: Healthcare systems in Central and Eastern Europe

As governments rise to the challenge of managing the interlinked dynamics of population health and economic uncertainty, At a turning point: Healthcare systems in Central and Eastern Europe highlights the key differences and commonalities in healthcare financing and policy approaches across 13 European countries. The report, written by the Economist Impact, identifies major trends and aims to benchmark access and provision of healthcare services, medicines, healthcare outcomes as well as quality of care. It also puts forward a number of recommendations for action, in areas such as financing models, delivery of care, access to innovative treatments, diagnostics and digital infrastructure.
View more

21st November 2022 / Economic policy / Health Care

AmCham EU health care visit in Prague focused on the fundamental balance between European, national and local governance

AmCham Czech Republic had the pleasure to host the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)'s health care committee visit in Prague during the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU.
View more

8th July 2022 / Economic policy / Health Care

AmCham Health Care Council held a discussion on effectiveness of screening programs and possible next steps

AmCham met with Deputy Health Minister Josef Pavlovic and medical community to discuss the effectiveness of screening programs, following a series of roundtables on prevention and early diagnosis of chronic diseases held during the past year.
View more

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic