Exhibition "Health Lab"

Our unique exhibition area at EHMA 2019 conference gathers the latest research and groundbreaking projects all in one place. For your convenience, we    have clustered the featured exhibitors and research posters into 6 sub-themes, which would allow you to explore these hubs at your leisure and based on your interests.
If your organisation wishes to showcase your activity, please contact Nadia.rubtsova@ehma.org for more information.



1. "Health care leaders’ opportunities for managerial work" by Dr Tiina Tuononen, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland

2. "Opportunities for Competency Development through Global Health Management Student Immersion" by Dr Kristin Wilson, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

3. "Narratives about workplace spirituality in healthcare projects" by MHSc Heidi Pirkola, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

4. "Challenges in Health Workforce Planning: Caring for a Healthy Health Workforce" by Dr. Eszter Kovacs, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

5. "Curriculum Change in Health Management and Leadership Studies in Medicine in Finland" by Licentiate of Philosophy (Ed.) Heli Parviainen, Tampere University; Faculty of Social Sciences; Health Sciences, Tampere, Finland

6. "Defining a relation: financers and healthcare executives" by MSc Tessa van Dijk, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Rotterdam , Netherlands


OBS The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

GGI The Good Governance Institute (GGI)



7. "Management of environment in the hospital area - importance of noise monitoring" by Prof dr Marija Jevtic, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Novi Sad, Serbia

8. "SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF LEAN AS A MANAGERIAL PRINCIPLES INHEALTH CARE – A CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS FROM SYSTEMATICLITERATURE REVIEW" by RN, MNS, PhD candidate Riikka Maijala, Turku University Hospital, Uusikaupunki, Finland, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

9. "Study on the safety climate in Latvian hospitals: the first evidences" by Dr Evija Palceja, Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

10. "Patient safety practices in secondary healthcare – an umbrella review" by Senior Planning Officer, M.Soc.Sc, RN. Jenni Hämäläinen, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS), External Evaluation Unit, Helsinki, Finland

11. "Dual Vocational Education and Training in the Republic of Moldova: opportunities and benefits for healthcare sector" by Mrs Elena Mornealo, Union of Private Healthcare Providers of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova, Republic of Moldova

12. "A model for estimate the complexity of tender procedures for the purchase of goods in healthcare sector" by Dr. Fabrizio Schettini, LIUC-Università Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy

13. "Acute care for elderly: effective governance at regional level in light of labour shortages in rural regions. A case study focussing on evening-, night- and weekend services in Southeast Friesland" by MSc Oemar van der Woerd, Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management (ESHPM), Rotterdam, Netherlands

14. "Ehealth, advanced technologies and health workforce: a chance for shaping a real human resource policy.An insight in a needed deep change from Tuscany, Italy." by Dr Chiara Barchielli, Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

NCSH The Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare



15. "Targeted communication through digital theme park" by M.A. Mr. Dominik Walter, RHÖN-KLINIKUM-AG, Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale, Germany

16. "Healthcare professionals’ information needs in different sectors of the health services" by Dr. Samuli Pesälä, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

17. "A Pilot of a New Virtual Automated Medicine Dispensing System - Use Experiences and Changes in Work Flow " by Ms Henni Tenhunen, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland

18. "The quality of primary health centres from customer perspective – national digital survey as an instrument to assist customer choice in Finland" by PhD (health sc.) Hanna Tiirinki, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

19. "Selecting interventions to improve patient-relevant outcomes in health care for aortic valve disease  – The Intervention Selection Toolbox" by Ms Nina Zipfel, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands

20. "mHealth technology: the provision of information and communication services in the field of healthcare on the platform of a professional mobile application PharmBonus " by Mr. Vladislav Tsvirko, BSMU, Minsk, Belarus


DTP Allied for Startups DTx

HFE CityLab Health First Europe and the City Labs

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21. "Disease knowledge among older diabetic patients" by Dr Eva Turk, Medical Faculty, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia

22. "The multi-stakeholder perspective of what affects length of stay of patients in hospital - A Case study approach" by Professor Sandra C. Buttigieg, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Msida, Malta

23. "Patient-safe and friendly-working environment,leadership support,burnout and perceived unsafe performance in value-based obstetric care" by Professor Sandra C. Buttigieg, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Msida, Malta

24. "Occupational Health Professionals’ Attitudes, Knowledge and Motivation concerning Smoking Cessation" by MHSs,PhD student Maarit Malin, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

25. "Health clerks managing chronic care patients" by Dr Veronica Gomez, CASAP, Castelldefels, Spain

26. "Antipsychotic Use and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction: A Nested Case-Control Study Design with an Instrumental Variable Analysis" by Prof. Kuo-Cherh Huang, Department of Psychiatry, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan


EPF The European Patients’ Forum (EPF)

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27. "Factors promoting and hindering the integration of Family centre action in Finland - a case study" by University teacher Minna Hoffrén, University of Eastern Finland, Department of Health and Social Management, Kuopio, Finland

28. "How university hospital succeeded in the implementation of a population-wide health promotion program 2017-2018" by Master of Health Care Linda Dalbom, Clinical Research Centre, Turku University Hospital , Turku, Finland

29. "BARRIERS TO INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION AND INTEGRATION IN EMERGENCY CARE" by Miss Rachel Gifford, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

30. "Municipalities as purchasers of mental health services for children and adolescents: A mixed-methods study following a Dutch policy reform" by Dr Daan Westra,Department of Health Services Research, Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI) , Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands

31. "Development of a new instrument for the measurement of patient safety culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina" by Dr. Šehad Draganović, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria

32. "Speaking up and listening to: Towards a better understanding of the micro-level behavioural processes underlying integrative decision-making in care" by MSc Karin Kee, VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands

33. "Centre for Assistive Technology as a rehabilitative workplace in Päijät-Häme, Finland" by Division Manager, M.Soc.Sc Tarja Tiitinen, Päijät-Häme Joint Authority of Health and Wellbeing, Lahti, Finland


IFIC The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)



34. "VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE AS A COMPLEX INNOVATION A multiple case study of the adoption of value-creation strategies in Sweden and Brazil" by Dr. Pedro Ramos, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

35. "Towards a better management of peripheral venous access process: results from the field" by Dr. Fabrizio Schettini, LIUC-Università Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy

36. "A public-private collaboration to objectively measure the value of capnography monitoring" by Dr Rhodri Saunders, Coreva Scientific, Königswinter, Germany

37. "Closed-system devices in the chemotherapeutic infusions preparation and administration: a value-based HTA" by Dr. Emanuele Porazzi, LIUC Business School, LIUC-Università Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy

38. "The Nursing Team Workload–Learning Conflict: The role of the Nurse Leader’s Proactive Personality and Intellectual Stimulating" by Dr. Sarit Rashkovits,Yezreel Valley College , Yezreel Valley, Israel

39. "The use of real-world effectiveness measurements in clinical settings at Helsinki University Hospital" by M.Sc., RN, PhD student Kati Koskinen, Helsinki University Hospital, External Evaluation Unit, Helsinki, Finland

40. "Current economic evaluations in health care industry: can they address all the uncertainty?" by Dr. José Vale, ARSLVT, Lisbon, Portugal

41. "Swiss Federal Health Care Costs Statistics - A modularized-dynamic step forward to comprehensive steering" by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Wagner and MA Michael Lindner, Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Neuchatel, Switzerland


NHG The Nordic Healthcare Group (NHG)

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Emerald Emerald Publishing

HUS The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa

THL The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

VisitEspoo Visit Espoo

Università Cattolica Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Università Cattolica TO-REACH


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Sustain The International Hospital Federation (IHF)

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