Completed projects

This section contains information about completed projects where EPF has been involved to gather patient-related evidence based information in areas where this knowledge was either partly or entirely missing, e.g. eHealth, Health Technology Assessment, and contributed to investigate new tools and avenues through which the specific needs and rights of patients can be put forward.

JA-CHRODIS

EPF is partner in this running three-year initiative that tackles chronic diseases and ensures the future sustainability of European health systems.

PRO-STEP

This project explores the added-value of self-management in chronic diseases, in a context of promotion of self-care in European health systems.

PiSCE

PISCE is a 16-month tender that aims to create a platform of experts in self-care and healthcare.

CALLIOPE Network

Completed non EPF-led project created a forum to support the implementation of interoperable eHealth infrastructures and services across Europe.

AdHopHTA

Non-EPF led EU project addresses the problem that several hospital based HTA initiatives have lately emerged in Europe but there is a poor use and awareness of it.

SmartCare

EPF is a partner in this project (2013-2016) that promotes a more integrated and effective approach to providing health and social care to older people across Europe.

PASQ JA

EPF is a partner of this Patient Safety and Quality of Care Joint Action (2012-2015) that aims to create a permanent platform for future cooperation between Member States in this area.

eHealth Governance Initiative

Running non EPF-led project that supports cooperation between Member States at Political Governance levels and eHealth Stakeholders.

WE CARE

EPF is partner in this project (2013-2015) that coordinates the development of a R&D roadmap to deliver high-quality, affordable Healthcare to all EU‐citizens.

Chain of Trust

Completed EPF-led project that assessed the perspective of the main end users of telehealth services.

EMPATHY

Completed EPF project led by our Youth Group which consisted in organising an event to make Europe meet young patients.

EUNetPaS

Completed non EPF-led project (2010) that established a network to encourage and enhance collaboration in the field of patient safety.

InterQuality

EPF was a partner in the InterQuality project (2010-2014) that investigated the effects of financing systems on the quality of healthcare.

RENEWING HeALTH

EPF was partner in this project (2010-2013) that aimed at validating innovative telemedicine services in nine European regions for patients suffering from three major chronic conditions.

RESPECT

EPF was a partner in this project (2008-2011) that has provided an important contribution to improving the way paediatric trials are designed and run.

SUSTAINS

EPF is partner in this project (2012-2014) that deploys services in 11 European regions providing patients’ access to Electronic Health Records.

Value+

The EPF-led Value+ project, Promoting Patients’ Involvement in EU Supported Health-Related Projects, to date was one of the most important projects that we have been involved in (2008-2010).