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We foster a strategic, future-oriented and anticipatory culture in the EU policymaking process.

Page | 23 Oct 2018

Preventive medicine and the "new patient” concept

  • There is increasing attention to preventive medicine, genetic manipulation to eliminate risks (CRISPR), lifestyle changes, etc.
  • The “new patient” concept implies that patients are not only a clinical concern, but also a reflection of changes in healthcare governance — resulting in both: a health-services consumer and a socio-economically responsible person.

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