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Empowerment of the European Patient – Options and Implications

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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: