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Akreditavimo tarnyba dalyvavo Medicinos priemonių ekspertų susitikime

2017-05-25

           Valstybinės akreditavimo sveikatos priežiūros veiklai tarnybos (toliau –Akreditavimo tarnyba) atstovė šių metų gegužės mėnesį dalyvavo  Europos Komisijos organizuotame specialiajame Medicinos priemonių (prietaisų) ekspertų susitikime Briuselyje. Susitikimo tikslas – aptarti Europos Komisijos rengiamus įgyvendinimo teisės aktų projektus. Vienas iš svarbiausių – teisės aktas dėl vienkartinių medicinos priemonių perdirbimo. Daugiau.

Accreditation Agency’s contribution to HTA

2017-05-05

       The delegate of State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health (hereinafter – Accreditation Agency) has participated in the 8th meeting of HTA Network in Brussels, March 2017. The network has been established by European Commission in 2013. The main purpose of this meeting - to discuss strategic issues of health technology assessment (HTA) in Europe – whether EU countries are willing to contribute to a sustainable collaboration on HTA beyond 2020. Accreditation Agency represents Lithuania in HTA Network since the establishment of the network and aims to contribute to the policy development related to HTA at European level. More.

Increased financing for accredited health care organizations

2017-04-10

         Financial incentives for voluntary accreditation of family medicine services were recently introduced aiming for improvement of the quality of health care services and patient safety. The Minister of Health A. Veryga has recently signed a revised order “Concerning approval of schedule of procedures for organization and reimbursement of primary health care services and the list of primary health care services and basic rates” fixing extra financing for every enrolled patient to the primary health care facilities providing accredited family medicine services, since the 1st of January 2017. More.

Consolidated controls in hospitals revealed the need for changes

2017-04-07

For the second year in a row State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health (Accreditation agency) has been carrying out consolidated routine inspections of health care facilities. High-risk areas of health care services, especially concerning patient safety, have been addressed and inspected in 2016. Overall there were 26 health care facilities inspected in order to determine compliance with certain standards of secondary (hospital level) obstetrics, adult surgery and intensive care unit services. A number of violations have been detected and this situation reveals the need for local and systemic changes. Therefore Accreditation Agency is continuing implementation and development of this preventive activity in 2017. Accreditation Agency has already scheduled 30 consolidated routine inspections of healthcare providers for this calendar year. More.

Accreditation agency’s path to patient safety

2017-04-06

       State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health (Accreditation Agency) at 20th anniversary conference "Our way toward a patient safety“ has presented key results, essential changes achieved and future goals for improving effectiveness of our organization and serving society. More.

Rude violation of patients’ rights leads to loss of a licence

2017-04-04

We are proud to have well qualified, dedicated and virtuous medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health care professionals. Accreditation Agency is the national licensing body for health care professionals and carries out license verification and monitoring to ensure compliance with national licensing standards. Sometimes Accreditation Agency has to deal with unprofessional and disruptive behaviour by health care professionals. Gross violations of medical practice acts and patients‘ rights may lead to license restriction or loss of a license. More.

Accreditation Agency successfully represents Lithuania in international projects

2017-04-03

        State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health (hereinafter – Accreditation Agency) has an extensive experience with participation in international health technology assessment (HTA) projects and successfully keeps increasing competency in this field. Representing Lithuania in EUnetHTA projects provides opportunities for Accreditation Agency to gain valuable skills regarding HTA at European level and specific knowledge of methodology and develop international partnerships. More.

The sixth meeting of the European Council working party dedicated for the medical devices under Lithuanian Presidency

2013-12-27

The sixth meeting of the Working Party on Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices regarding the medical devices was held on the 16th of December, 2013 in Brussels. The meeting was attended by representatives of the European Union member states, the European Commission and the European Council Secretariat.

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The fifth meeting of the European Council working party dedicated for the medical devices under Lithuanian Presidency

2013-12-09

The fifth meeting of the Working Party on Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices regarding the medical devices was held on the 2nd of December, 2013 in Brussels. The meeting was attended by representatives of the European Union member states, the European Commission, the European Council Secretariat and the Council Legal Service.

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The fourth meeting of the European Council working group dedicated for medical devices under Lithuanian Presidency

2013-11-27

The fourth meeting of the Working Party on Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices regarding the medical devices was held on the 19th of November, 2013 in Brussels. The meeting was attended by representatives of the European Union member states, the European Commission, the European Council Secretariat, the Council Legal Service.

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VASPVT

State Health Care Accreditation Agency

under the Ministry of Health

Jeruzalės str. 21,
LT-08420 Vilnius
Tel. (+370) 5 261 51 77,
Fax. (+370) 5 212 73 10,
E-mail: vaspvt@vaspvt.gov.lt

Budgetary institution,
Date is compiled and saved on the Register of Legal Entities,
Code 191352247

Work time:

I - IV 8:00 - 17:00
V 8:00 - 15:45
Lunch 12:00 - 12:45

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