President of the Estonian Medical Students’ Association Helen Kasemaa and Treasurer of the Estonian Medical Students’ Association Neeme Ilves explain why medical students are interested in innovation and why they decided to join the Connected Health Cluster. According to Kasemaa and Ilves, the Estonian Medical Students’ Association (EstMSA) primarily expects the cluster to allow them …

by Heather Smith

The idea to give medical advice safely over the phone originates from over a decade ago. The joint development of the cluster has now grown into the personalised consultation service provided on the Family Doctors’ Advice Line – the doctor answering the phone can see the callers’ personal health data with their permission to be …

by Heather Smith

In May, the startups from the Tehnopol Startup Incubator participated in the workshop on legal issues, presented by the lawyers from the law firm RASK. After the workshop, we talked with one of the attorney-at-laws at RASK, Timo Kullerkupp, about some important legal issues that every startup needs to know. Read the interview with Timo …

by Heather Smith

The virus crisis set new challenges for the healthcare sector; regular treatments and consultations were often swapped for remote appointments. In cooperation with hospitals in Pärnu, Ida-Viru, Narva and Rakvere, Kodality created a secure and convenient solution specifically for remote appointments.  Kodality’s Development Manager Maksim Žukov explained that remote appointments through the hospitals’ patient portals ensure a …

by Heather Smith

Tallinn Tehnopol Science Park signed a letter of intent with the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) based in Finland. Together, they hope to further explore options to shoulder startups dedicated to solving health issues, through digital innovations with special attention given to novel solutions. The lab, located in Aalto University in Espoo, and Tehnopol …

by Heather Smith

Estonian health technology startup Triumf Health that has created a mobile game platform for pediatric patients launched an extension to the platform to relieve the effect of COVID-19 crisis on children. The free public health app Triumf Health (Open) has been made available to all children aged 7-14 in Estonia and the UK, irrespective of …

by Heather Smith

The healthcare sector develops many good ideas to improve people’s health or facilitate their lives affected by COVID-19. Here are someexamples from the Connected Health Cluster members. Article Source: https://connectedhealth.ee/connected-health-cluster-members-fighting-back-the-covid-19-outbreak/

by Heather Smith

Why it is the best time to study digital health right now? Digital technologies have an enormous impact on individual health and society’s well-being. New digital solutions are needed to respond to the future challenges of rapidly changing health care delivery. In the light of current events, the world is faced with a totally new situation, …

by Heather Smith

12,000+ participants from 98 countries came together over a 48hr period to develop practical solutions to tackle COVID-19 head-on. “Thirty days ago, when we launched our local #HACKTHECRISIS event in Estonia we honestly didn’t know we were going global,” said event co-founder Kai Isand. “But what we’ve achieved in the past month is simply beyond expectation, …

by Heather Smith

Estonian health technology startup Triumf Health that has created a mobile game platform for pediatric patients launched an extension to the platform to relieve the effect of COVID-19 crisis on children. The free public health app Triumf Health (Open) has been made available to all children aged 7-14 in Estonia and the UK, irrespective of …

by Heather Smith
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