E.A.N.A. EUROPÄISCHE ARBEITSGEMEINSCHAFT DER NIEDERGELASSENEN ÄRZTE
EUROPEAN WORKING GROUP OF PRACTITIONERS AND SPECIALISTS IN FREE PRACTICE
GROUPEMENT EUROPÉEN DES MÉDICINS EN PRATIQUE LIBRE
STATEMENT ON FREEDOM OF CONTRACTING
EANA strongly supports the freedom of contracting among social partners within the European health care systems. For optimal patient care, with continuity, it is essential that the physician (and other health care professionals) holds the contracts as individuals.
1. Freedom of choice by the patient of the physicians.
2. Freedom of contracting. The contract should be held by the physician an individuals.
3. Professional autonomy.
4. Clinical independence based on knowledge and experience
The application of the above criteria are in the best interest of our patients healthcare.
Budapest, 29. November 2008