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31 Jan 23
How Covid changed telemedicine in Italy: Current status and next steps
In Italy, the Covid-19 pandemic rapidly accelerated implementation of telemedicine, which then was named one of the top priorities in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. Mission No. 6 of that plan (Health) earmarks EUR 1 billion for the development of telemedicine to provide healthcare locally.
5 Oct 22
The new standards for territorial care and telemedicine services in accordance with Ministerial Decree 77/2022
On June 22, 2022, the decree of the Ministry of Health No. 77 on “Models and standards for the development of territorial care in the National Health Service” (the “Document”) was published in the Official Gazette.
6 Jul 22
Telemedicine: When is software a medical device? The Court responds
On February 23, 2012, the Regional Administrative Court of Lombardy—seat of Milan—issued a ruling on the qualification as a medical device of a software platform used to provide healthcare services remotely.
Electronic prescriptions: the current modalities of transmission from doctors to patients and from patients to pharmacies are extended until 31st December 2022
31 Mar 22
National Platform for Telemedicine: Agenas launches a request for proposals to set up a Public/Private Partnership
Taking advantage of the resources made available under the Next Generation EU Plan, the Italian Government has decided to launch a project for the planning, implementation and delivery of IT services facilitating access to the National Platform for Telemedicine.
7 Feb 22
New incentives from the Italian Government to promote telemedicine in pharmacies
As was recently demonstrated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of telemedicine has been an important tool in the containment of the disease.
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October 6, 2023
CBD products: the Administrative Court suspended until October 24 the recent Decree of the Italian Ministry of Health listing cannabidiol for oral use among narcotic drugs, due to the lack o...
October 4, 2023
The Guidelines for regulating contractual relations between universities and research institutes and private sponsors were adopted by the relevant Italian Ministries following the amendment ...
September 21, 2023
CBS products: from September 20th, compositions for oral administration of cannabidiol obtained from Cannabis sativa extracts shall be considered as narcotic drugs in Italy, as they have bee...
July 27, 2023
Payback on medical devices: Italian government announces extension of payment deadline to October 30, 2023
July 21, 2023
On July 21, 2023, the Italian Ministry of Health published new guidelines on health advertising of self-medication drugs (OTC) and non-prescription drugs (SOP), including advertising on new ...
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