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January 4, 2021

Patient Innovation

Patient Innovation is an online platform created to promote the sharing of innovative solutions developed by patients and caregivers to overcome problems imposed by a disease or health condition. Today's platform brings together a portfolio of more than 1.200 innovations and is used by more than 120,000 users from around the world.

The PI has received numerous awards, including the title of Non profit Startup of the Year in 2016, the Santa Casa Challenge Award (2018), and the former United Nations Secretary-General's recognition, Ban Ki-moon.

Patient Innovation is a non-profit association supported by Nova School of Business and Economics, Nova Medical School, Copenhagen School of Business and Economics, EIT Health, Science and Technology Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Carnegie Mellon Portugal, and Shuttleworth Foundation.

In this platform, you can:

  • Search: See solutions from others with similar challenges as yours and give your feedback
  • Post: Do you have a solution? Great! Post it on Patient Innovation and help improving lives
  • Discuss: Every great solution starts with a simple idea. Discuss how to turn your and others' ideas into solutions in our Forum.

Learn more and take your role. It can be decisive in improving lives!

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Link: https://patient-innovation.com/ 

Pedro Oliveira

Pedro Oliveira

Holder of the Gulbenkian Chair Professor at Nova SBE, and the Founder and President of Patient Innovation.

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Entry and price competition in the over-the-counter drug market after deregulation: evidence from Portugal

In the last two decades, many European countries allowed the sale of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs outside pharmacies. This was expected to lower retail prices through increased competition, though evidence of such price reductions is scarce. This study assesses the impact of supermarket and outlet entry in the OTC drug market on OTC prices charged by incumbent pharmacies.

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Identify and Qualify Fraud in Health Services in Portugal

Researchers from Nova SBE Health Economics & Management Knowledge Center are developing a project with the Governmental Agency for Health Activities Inspection to identify and qualify fraud in Portugal’s health service.

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Is the Health Budget to hire 4.200 professionals enough?

Eduardo Costa, PhD Candidate in Economics at Nova SBE, analyzed for Público whether the 100 million euros of the Health budget to hire 4200 professionals will be enough.

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