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

6th March 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care

Invitation: Health Care 2.0: How To Manage Health Insurance Companies Effectively?

Health Care 2.0 invites to a discussion, which will be held on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 3 pm in the building of the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (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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6th November 2018 / Economic policy / Health Care

The Ministry of Health presented its position on OECD recommendations, largely copying the resort's strategy

The Ministry of Health organized a special briefing to introduce the position of the Czech Ministry of Health to the OECD recommendations formulated in the health chapter of OECD's regular Economic Review entitled "Improving the Healthcare System in the Czech Republic". 
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13th July 2018 / Economic policy / Health Care

The Economist Intelligence Unit: Optimising Czech Healthcare: Completing the transition

According to the report published by The Economist Intellligence Unit in June 2018, the overall system of healthcare delivery needs modernisation, with an excess of investment in hospital care rather than in primary care, a looming shortage of general practitioners and an underdeveloped electronic healthcare (e-healthcare) infrastructure driving the need for structural changes. These factors, combined with a lack of sufficient political will for reforming the system, have hobbled policymakers in the past and will present a key test for the country’s government. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic