POLICY PAPER: Bridging the Gap: Digital Skills in Health and Care

In 2022, at the State of the Union, Ursula von der Leyen announced that 2023 will be the European Year of Skills and set the objective of “a Europe fit for the digital age” as one of the EU Commission’s priorities. Yet, a significant proportion of Europeans lack basic digital skills and there is a significant imbalance among Member States.

In the health sector, digitalisation is set to revolutionise medical practices, access to care, and relations between doctors and patients. Yet, the digital transformation of the health and care sector remain unequal and imbalanced across Europe.

All Policies for A Healthy Europe calls for a clearer strategy for digital health skills and a coordinated policy approach that can maximise the potential of digitalisation in Europe.

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Our Digital Policy Paper

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