PositionTonio Borg - Brief article

The European Commission believes that online health care has the potential to reduce health expenses without damaging the quality of care. At a conference on 4 March, discussing the impact of austerity measures on health care, Health Commissioner Tonio Borg listed five lessons to be learnt from the crisis. According to Borg, the EU needs to: promote health online, ensure stable funding for health systems, promote solidarity in society, improve the quality of governance and have sufficient and qualified staff. He believes that these priorities are nothing new, but that the crisis has made them even...

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