Italy failing, only 18th in European Patient Empowerment Ranking Brussels, 31st of March 2009 Italian patients are not very empowered according to the report “Empowerment of the European Patient – Options and Implications” published today in Brussels.
In this ranking Denmark comes first followed by Germany and Finland. The individual category leaders were as follows: Patients’ rights: Switzerland Information: Denmark Health Technology Assessment (HTA): Denmark and the UK Financial incentives: Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.
The Report is funded by an unrestricted research grant from Novartis.
For more information, the report and the matrix: http://www.healthpowerhouse.com