April 11, 2019

Spring 2019


European Health Policy Group Spring Meeting

Thursday 11 April - Friday 12 April 2019

Società Medica Chirurgica di Bologna,

Palazzo del l’Archiginnasio,

Piazza Galvani 1, 40124 Bologna

Programme Thursday 11 April


Registration and lunch


Welcome and introduction by Prof Cristina Ugolini and Prof Lippi Bruni (Advanced School for Health Policy, University of Bologna)

Chair: Zeynep Or (IRDES, Paris)


Paper 1 - Electronic Health Records policies and access by citizens in seven EU countries – a comparative analysis

Authors: D. Brito, A.B. Nunes, S. Lima et colleugues (Lisbon)

Discussant: Joe White (Case Western University, Cleveland)


Paper 2 - Artificial intelligence in health and care: policy issues and the responses in the US and UK

Authors: M. Honeyman (King's Fund, London)

Discussant: Veronika Thiel (Algorithmwatch, Berlin)


Refreshment break


Chair: Lippi Bruni (Advanced School for Health Policy, University of Bologna)

Paper 3 - Governing by numbers. Identifying ways in which actors in Sweden and the Netherlands care for performance metrics in healthcare governance Authors: I. Wallenburg, M. Bruyne, R. Bal (Erasmus University)

Discussant: Ruth Robertson (King's Fund, London)


Paper 4 - How to incorporate patient feedback into service improvement activities? The Italian experience of digital collection and real-time reporting of PREMS data Authors: De Rosis S, Cerasuolo D, Nuti S. (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa)

Discussant: Iris Wallenbourg (Erasmus University)


Lecture by Prof Derrick de Kerckhove



7.30pm Dinner at Camera con Vista (

Friday 12 April

9.00 am

Arrival and refreshments

Chair: Valentine Di Gregori (Gvm Care and Research)

9.30am Paper 5 - NASSS-CAT: a theory-informed and practice-focused

tool for supporting the spread and scale-up of technology projects

in health and social care

Authors: T.Greenhalgh, C.Papoutsi, J.Wherton, A.Rushforth,

S.Shaw (University of Oxford)

Discussant: Roland Ball (Erasmus University)

10.15am Paper 6 - Mobile health apps’ performance in chronic diseases: a

systematic review to develop a performance multidimensional


Authors: O.Ciani, M.Cucciniello, F.Petracca, R.Tarricone (Cergas,

Bocconi, Milan)

Discussant: Agnes Lubloy, Stockholm School of Econonomics in

Riga (Riga, Latvia)

11.00 am

Refreshment break


Chair: Stefanie Ettelt (London School of Hygiene and Tropical


Paper 7 - E-healthcare use: evidence from the 2016 European

Quality of Life Survey

Authors: Hans Dubois (Eurofound)

Discussant: Paul Batchelor (UCL, London)

12.30pm Business meeting

13.00pm Close and lunch

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