Welcome to the E-P-A website

The European Pathway Association is an international not for profit organisation (ivzw) under Belgian Law of Clinical Pathway/ Care Pathway Networks, User Groups, Academic Institutions, Supporting Organisations and individuals who want to support the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical / care pathways.

The purpose of the association is:


To conduct international research into the quality and efficiency of organizing healthcare and methods for the coordination of primary healthcare and care pathways (aka clinical pathways, integrated care pathways (ICPs) or critical pathways).


To provide training and education on care pathway development, implementation and evaluation for individual health care professionals, health care organizations researchers, managers, stakeholders.


To set up an international network and foster cooperation between healthcare researchers, managers and healthcare providers from European countries and the wider international community.

If you want up-to-date information on the healthcare management concept of care pathways, you can join our association for free. Members receive updates and international networking information and reduction at pathway conferences.

Best regards, The E-P-A Bureau Members

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