Benchmarking / Projects

First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Patients' Consensus on Preferred Policy Scenarii for Rare Diseases [POLKA]
The project aims at developing strategies and mechanisms for exchange of information among people affected by rare diseases (RD), as well as at supporting for European Networks of Reference for RD in ...
The project aims at developing strategies and mechanisms for exchange of information among people affected by rare diseases (RD), as well as at supporting for European Networks of Reference for RD in an effort to establish guidelines for best practice on treatment, and to share knowledge on RD, together with evaluation of performance. This objective will be pursued through the collection, analysis and presentation through EU conferences of relevant experiences and informed opinions on health policy themes from RD patients, with the support of health care professionals, at both national and EU levels.
Start date: 01/09/2008 - End date: 01/09/2011

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Benchmarking
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Standardizing Measurement of Alcohol Related Troubles [SMART]
The project aims to develop standardized comparative survey methodology on heavy drinking, binge drinking (episodic heavy drinking), drunkenness, context of drinking, alcohol dependence and unrecorded...
The project aims to develop standardized comparative survey methodology on heavy drinking, binge drinking (episodic heavy drinking), drunkenness, context of drinking, alcohol dependence and unrecorded consumption, as well as public support for alcohol policy measures, and to develop standardized methodology of cost-benefit analyses of alcohol policies to evaluate the economic impact of existing alcohol policies in the EU.
Start date: 01/09/2008 - End date: 01/11/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Benchmarking
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Promoting patient safety and quality improvement in critical care [PROSAFE]
The aim is to promote patient safety and quality improvement in critical care towards a significant reduction of observed mortality rates and economic costs.
Start date: 01/11/2008 - End date: 01/03/2012

Call: Health Information (Hi 2007)
Topic: Benchmarking
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Expanded European Information System to Monitor Short and Long Term outcomes and Improve Quality of Care and Safety for Very-Low-B [EuroNeoStat II]
EuroNeoStat II mission or strategic goal is that all Very Low Gestation (VLGA, gestation <32 wks) and Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW, birthweight <1501 g) infant born in Europe, receive the best possible...
EuroNeoStat II mission or strategic goal is that all Very Low Gestation (VLGA, gestation <32 wks) and Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW, birthweight <1501 g) infant born in Europe, receive the best possible health care no matter where born by preventing existing inequalities and that all Neonatal Units use the indicators developed, to assess the quality of care provided and implement strategies to improve outcome.
Start date: 01/11/2009 - End date: 01/11/2012

Call: Generate And Disseminate Health Information And Knowledge (Hi-2008)
Topic: Benchmarking
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Multiple Sclerosis - the information Dividend [MS-ID Project]
The project aims to enhance equity of treatment, access thereto and quality of services for EU citizens affected by multiple sclerosis (MS).
Start date: 02/01/2007 - End date: 02/10/2009

Call: Health Information (Hi 2006)
Topic: Benchmarking