The 3rd call Reference sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) is proving to be one of the key initiatives of the European Commission in the field of digital health and care, after its first round in 2013, second in 2016, and now its largest so far, third. …

by Heather Smith

The inaugural International Rural Mental Health Conference took place at Inverness College UHI on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th August 2019.  It attracted 82 delegates from across Scotland, UK and North America.  The conference was opened by Prof Sandra MacRury, Head of School of Health, Social Care and Life Science at UHI.  There were presentations …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health and Care Institute is working in collaboration with the Scottish Government to launch the next research and development phase of the innovative decision support programme. This programme supports use of information and artificial intelligence in decision making by frontline health and care staff, and in better self-management of health by Scottish citizens. …

by Heather Smith

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC), together with the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate, is to invest up to £10 million in Scotland’s Digital Health and Care Institute. Launched in 2013, the Digital Health and Care Institute is an industry-led innovation centre, and a collaboration between the Glasgow School of Art and the University …

by Heather Smith

The inaugural International Rural Mental Health Conference took place at Inverness College UHI on Monday 12th Tuesday 13th August 2019 and attracted 82 delegates from across the world.  The delegate came from a variety of background including academia, NHS and the 3rd Sector. The conference was opened by Prof Sandra MacRury, Head of School of …

by Heather Smith

We are really pleased to see more of our ecosystems and members connecting up. That is what being the Global Connector is all about. The Digital Health Ecosystem Wales visited the Digital Health & Care Institute to explore shared learning and collaboration opportunities. In particular how they can support each others innovation clusters. Learn more about Digital Health Ecosystem Wales and Scottish …

by Heather Smith

We have a request from our Scottish Digital Health Ecosystem and NHS Scotland for information; The Scottish Government and NHS Scotland is currently in the process of reforming Primary Care. Elements of that reform include the expansion of the multi-disciplinary team so that people receive the right professional care at the right time and by the right …

by Heather Smith

The annual Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care Division’s Digital Health & Care Learning Network day, in collaboration with the National Digital Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) Network, took place on 24 June 2019 in Glasgow.  The Learning Network day is an opportunity for staff with a shared interest in how digital tools can be used to support …

by Heather Smith

The annual Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care Division’s Digital Health & Care Learning Network day, in collaboration with the National Digital Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) Network, will take place on 24 June 2019 in Glasgow.  The Learning Network day is an opportunity for staff with a shared interest in how digital tools can be used …

by Heather Smith

Event Report The Highlands & Islands, in Scotland, held their 3rd Ecosystem event on 13 May in Inverness which focused on Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination which is an important area of interest to many of our Ecosystems and members. The meeting published a vision for the future of mental health:   People can visit …

by Heather Smith