Apulia (IT) has put in place multi-level approaches to deal with the current pandemic. The region works with high-level and smart digital healthcare solutions based on epidemiological surveillance and epidemiology for assistance. This article will outline four of those intelligent solutions:  WebApp “HCasa – Covid-19 management system”. Apulia is working with an online application called HCase. This application is …

by Heather Smith

Tomaž Gornik, Better:  “The crisis has taught us that in such cases, high quality, centrally stored data will be of significant benefit.” The 2019 novel coronavirus has been changing the world as well as healthcare systems. Tomaž Gornik, CEO of Better, one of the leading providers of breakthrough healthcare IT solutions, focuses on trends related to digital transformation of healthcare. He believes that …

by Heather Smith

Given the challenges the world is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, app developers have been quick to create digital solutions to help people manage their health and, potentially, slow the spread of COVID-19. But they have also been equally fast in spotting a loophole in app store security, in order to get their apps …

by Heather Smith

It will be no surprise that in the last few months all of our members and ecosystems have been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic and for many the challenge to break down silos, transform health and social care as well as create economic opportunities has never had a sharper focus. During this time we have been …

by Heather Smith

Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Vortran Medical Technology are teaming up to speed and scale production of Vortran’s GO2Vent ventilator and related Airway Pressure Monitor (APM-Plus) for hospitals and emergency response units fighting the battle against COVID-19. The two companies expect to work together to quickly respond to the shortage of critical ventilation equipment necessary …

by Heather Smith

Brotzu hospital in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy is using an application for COVID-19 medical data collection that are used to make treatment decisions. The application is based on Better Platform and it was developed by our partner company Inpeco in only ten days. We spoke with Paolo Anedda, Head of Innovation Projects at Inpeco, about the …

by Heather Smith

Member States, with the support of the Commission, have published guidelines to ensure interoperability between mobile tracing and warning apps across EU. These are common principles to ensure tracing apps can communicate with each other when required, so citizens only have to use one app to report a positive test or to receive an alert, …

by Heather Smith

£40 million of government funding to support the UK’s next generation of innovative businesses projects to benefit from the funding include virtual reality training platforms for surgeons, virtual farmers’ markets and other innovations borne out of the coronavirus pandemic funding comes from a £211 million government investment package to encourage businesses developing new technologies Innovative …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health & Care Institute is collaborating with a number of stakeholders in response to COVID-19. If you have a digital product, service or innovation that may be of use in the response to COVID-19 please contact Scottish Government.   Current funding opportunities Immediate Funding Opportunities from EIT Digital: DATA against COVID-19 UKRI – COVID – …

by Heather Smith

Prevention is better than cure : How 7 Ecosystems and ECHAlliance Members came together on the theme of Mental Health in COVID Times n the first of what will be a mini pop-up ecosystem series on the impact of COVID-19 on Digital Health services and provision, 7 of ECHAlliance’s Ecosystems from Northern Ireland, North West …

by Heather Smith
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