Croatia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Croatia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report

Croatia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Croatia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report
Published Sep 24, 2016
79 pages — Published Sep 24, 2016
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In March ----, Turkey-based Acibadem Healthcare Group announced its expansion into the Croatian market. While building a hospital is planned for the future, as its first step, the company will open a health tourism oriented office in Zagreb for patients interested in treatment in their centres in Turkey. In August ----, the Association of Family Medicine Physicians voiced a need to introduce patient waiting lists and schedule non-urgent patient visits. Family physicians have expressed concerns with regard to overcapacity, arguing that the introduction of such measures would allow for them to spend, on average, -- minutes on each patient and reduce the number of visits to a more manageable -- a day from around --- currently. In response, Health Minister Dario Naki agreed that the workloads of family physicians could be at least partially relieved by reducing administrative duties but disagreed with the notion of introducing waiting lists or the -- minutes per patient rule, commenting that every patient should be given as much time as needed (Total Croatia News). ...Family physicians have expressed concerns with regard to overcapacity, arguing that the introduction of such measures would allow for them to spend, on average, -- minutes on each patient and reduce the number of visits to a more manageable -- a day from around --- currently. In response, Health Minister Dario Naki agreed that the workloads of family physicians could be at least partially relieved by reducing administrative duties but disagreed with the notion of introducing waiting lists or the -- minutes per patient rule, commenting that every patient should be given as much time as needed (Total Croatia News).

...In June ----, some -- innovative pharmaceutical companies active in Croatia publicly disclosed, for the first time, the names of doctors (those who agreed) and health institutions that received monetary transfers last year - including sponsorships, lecture fees, travel, accommodation and so forth. Since physicians do not receive public financing for education in Croatia, the Croatian Health Insurance Institute (HZZO) has been allowing pharmaceutical companies to invest in cooperation with doctors under strict ethical rules. ...In June ----, some -- innovative pharmaceutical companies active in Croatia publicly disclosed, for the first time, the names of doctors (those who agreed) and health institutions that received monetary transfers last year - including sponsorships, lecture fees, travel, accommodation and so forth. Since physicians do not receive public financing for education in Croatia, the Croatian Health Insurance Institute (HZZO) has been allowing pharmaceutical companies to invest in cooperation with doctors under strict ethical rules. It is our joint responsibility to bring medical innovation closer to patients and enhance treatment outcomes, for which quality cooperation between the industry and health workers is needed stated Innovative Pharmaceutical Initiative s president, Tatjana Tomljanovi (Total Croatia ...Since physicians do not receive public financing for education in Croatia, the Croatian Health Insurance Institute (HZZO) has been allowing pharmaceutical companies to invest in cooperation with doctors under strict ethical rules. It is our joint responsibility to bring medical innovation closer to patients and enhance treatment outcomes, for which quality cooperation between the industry and health workers is needed stated Innovative Pharmaceutical Initiative s president, Tatjana Tomljanovi (Total Croatia

...Continued funding shortfalls inevitable due to high unemployment and poor economic growth outlook, impacting revenues for national health insurer. Domestic players continuing to suffer in their home market due to cost-containment policies. ...

  
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