Improved healthcare through innovative solutions

About Health First Europe

Health First Europe is a non-profit, non-commercial alliance of patients, healthcare workers, academics and healthcare experts and the medical technology industry.

We aim to ensure that equitable access to modern, innovative and reliable medical technology and healthcare is regarded as a vital investment in the future of Europe. We call for truly patient-centred healthcare and believe that every European citizen should benefit from the best medical treatments available.

  • Innovating for sustainable healthcare systems in Europe
  • Healthcare practitioners are a key factor for innovating in new models of delivering healthcare services
  • Patient-centric solutions for sustainable health systems
  • Consistently valorising quality health is the cornerstone of a productive Europe
  • "Health equals wealth". Health is a productive economic factor in terms of employment, innovation and economic growth

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    • Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council

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Latest News


John Bowis, Honorary President of Health First Europe

John Bowis, Honorary President of Health First Europe

Launch of ‘E-Quality in E-Health’ brochure | 05 Feb 2014


22 September 2014

When you need medical treatment, do you ever wonder why some products and services are available and others aren't? Perhaps your friend in another country is able to get a treatment for a similar ailment that you can't? If you've ever wondered why, it is because even though healthcare technologies may receive approval to be sold in the EU, each Member State health system independently decides the level of reimbursement for [...]

Patient's Corner

  • 3D windpipe 'saves children's lives'

    By Smitha Mundasad | May 2015

    Three babies have been saved from a life-threatening condition by using 3D printed windpipe splints to help them breathe, a pilot study reveals.The patients suffer from a rare illness that ...