The ECHAlliance led the discussion around some  of the DigitalHealthEurope Project research and results, at the Digital Health Society Virtual Summit, on the 17 and 18th November. The Summit was organised for the second consecutive year by the Digital Health Society. The discussion focused on Citizen-centred data sharing governance and Support to demand and supply …

by Heather Smith

Some time ago, I was visiting a friend at home and his older father was in the living room reading the news on his brand new iPad. The father suffered from presbyopia and cataracts, so in order to see the screen he used an old, Sherlock-Holmes-like magnifying glass. I asked my friend, a younger, technology-savvy …

by Heather Smith

The GATEKEEPER project is an EU-funded initiative under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Its main objective is to create a GATEKEEPER that connects healthcare providers, businesses, entrepreneurs, elderly citizens and the communities they live in. This connection between stakeholders will promote an open, trust-based arena for matching ideas, technologies, user needs and processes, aimed at ensuring healthier independent lives for senior people. In this …

by Heather Smith

A solid investment in digital literacy, increasing information on data sharing and promoting solutions that empower citizens in the sharing of their data were some of the conclusions from the  workshop “Trust, citizen empowerment and the role of digital literacy on health data sharing” that the ECHAlliance and SPMS organized, under the DigitalHealthEurope project  at …

by Heather Smith

The European Commission shared in early October the state of play on streamlining the numerous paper-based or electronically managed model grant agreements (MGAs). The new Corporate MGA for use as from 2021 harmonises the contractual models and guidance for all post-2020 programmes such as Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Erasmus+, and many others. The Commission is …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance and SPMS (Shared Services of the Portuguese Ministry of Health) are organising a joint online workshop in the Health Data Forum, that will take place in the 28th October at 12:30 CET, in the scope of the work they have developed in the H2020 DigitalHealthEurope project, along with partners such as empirica, and i~HD, …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to inform you that 13 Thematic Workshops have been awarded by the WE4AHA project. They will take place online during October and November. All the thematic workshops are open and please do not hesitate to forward the invitation to your contacts who might be interested.  Registration is now open for all workshops.  Overview of …

by Heather Smith

Read the concerted paper between SmartWork partners and projects on the role of AI technologies in working through COVID-19 and its aftermath.The SmartWork project, under the leadership of Cáritas Coimbra and the ECHAlliance for its Concertation Activities, invited all projects funded by the European Union under the call SC1-DTH-2018-1  to join the efforts to elaborateon the …

by Heather Smith

In the last two months, the pilot sites of the ValueCare project have deeply studied the use and the function of the virtual coach  as one of the most important toosl of ValueCare digital solution, proposed and  developed by  Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK). Virtual coach will be the “voice” of the ValueCare app; there, the …

by Heather Smith
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