Communication of medical topics to the public, especially to children is a challenge and needs innovative approaches. New ECHAlliance member from the Serbian Ecosystem, ALIMS, (The Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of Serbia), in collaboration with AIFA and EDQM have published a ‘comic book’ aimed at raising awareness of the dangers from counterfeit medical products …

by Matt Grek

Healthcare providers are taking a closer look at their digital health programs and working on ways to improve access, open the door to new uses and find new ways to make mHealth data work for them. Republished from: https://mhealthintelligence.com/news/health-systems-are-taking-a-more-mature-look-at-digital-health By Eric Wicklund Health systems are starting to rethink their mHealth strategies – in terms of both …

by Matt Grek

First published on: https://reviewstocksvalue.com/2019/05/09/connected-health-and-wellness-devices-market-outlook-2014-2025-omron-healthcare-mckesson-philips-healthcare/ Global Connected Health And Wellness Devices Market Overview: The latest report on the Global Connected Health And Wellness Devices Market suggests a positive growth rate in the coming years. Analysts have studied the historical data and compared it with the current market scenario to determine the trajectory this market will take in the …

by Matt Grek

First published by DigitalHealth.London. Find out more about the DigitalHealth.London Ecosystem. Charlie Davie, UCLPartners Managing Director, reflects on the opportunities to improve patient care presented by the recent visit by three Israeli start-ups to build access to the NHS market. The challenges we face in the health and care system in the UK are global challenges …

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While vaccination policy is a competence of national authorities, the EU plays a role in coordinating policies and programmes in this area. In response to the threat to public health posed by outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the EU is taking action to strengthen cooperation. The survey asks questions about: • Europeans’ perceptions of vaccine-preventable diseases …

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Directive 2011/24/EU codifies patients’ rights to reimbursement for healthcare received in another EU Member State (MS) and obliges MS to provide information about access to such care through their National Contact Points. In order to assess the impact of the Directive, questionnaires have been sent to all MS in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 to …

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The topic of the presentation addresses the opportunities and challenges in precision medicine. In particular, how data can be accessed with the objective of developing new decision support applications for healthcare. Presentation by VTT’s Principal Scientist Jaakko Lähteenmäki. More details here Download the presentation slides here

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Digital Health Innovations for Better Healthcare’ 20th November 2018  @ Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC), Sky Parks, Luqa The first Digital Health Malta Ecosystem gathering took place on November 20th, with key stakeholders from government, healthcare, industry, patients and academia in attendance. During the ecosystem digital health innovations were shared including: Dr Hugo Agius Muscat, Consultant in …

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The new Horizon 2020 project DigitalHealthEurope will provide comprehensive, integrated and centralised support to the Digital Health and Care Innovation initiative in the context of the Digital Single Market Strategy. DigitalHealthEurope is now supporting Europe’s work on the digital transformation of health and care. This co-ordination and support action was launched on 1 January 2019. …

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The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) has launched its first calls for expressions of interest, to select the sites that will host the Joint Undertaking’s first supercomputers (petascale and precursor to exascale machines) in 2020. Supercomputing, also known as high performance computing (HPC), involves thousands of processors working in parallel to analyse …

by Matt Grek