MOBILE APPS ARE SET TO BECOME A VITAL PART OF PERSONALISED HEALTHCARE THANKS TO A UNIQUE NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN TECH FOR GOOD COMPANY, ELEMENTAL, AND THE WORLD’S LEADING HEALTH APP EVALUATION AND ADVISOR ORGANISATION, ORCHA The partnership will see Link Workers (non-clinical social practitioners) and healthcare professionals in Salford, Knowsley and West Lancashire prescribing people …

by Heather Smith

Call budget: € 18 million Funding level: 100% of eligible costs Open date: 3 June 2019, 00:00 Close date: 7 November 2019, 17:00 Description BackgroundAntimicrobials are designed to kill or stop the growth of disease-causing pathogens, but many of them have become increasingly ineffective due to emerging resistance by the targeted bacteria, viruses, protozoa or fungi. Selection …

by Heather Smith

On behalf of NHS organisations, ORCHA tests more apps than anyone else, looking at effectiveness, safety, security and usability. Here are three top scoring apps that are designed to people with dementia and their carers: DST: Dementia Test is a medical device that can help to detect the early stages of dementia, and can be used over a …

by Heather Smith

MIND, Dutch Foundation for Mental Health, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA), the leading specialist in the assessment of health apps. The aim of the agreement is to provide an App signposting platform, providing an overview through the Dutch ‘jungle’ of apps and other e-health applications that promote mental …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Brian O’Connor and one of the ECHAlliance members, Ester Sarquella from Tunstall will speak at the European Digital Health Congress 2019. Brian O’Connor will give an introduction at 10h and Ester Sarquella, will be on the panel session “Care for people Integrated Care” at 10:45h both on the …

by Heather Smith

After months of winter, summer is a time when many of us take action to feel healthier and more energetic. But a gym can be too intimidating and expensive. Step forward: the inspirational charity Fitmums, that assigns a mentor, who, after a couple of coffee meet-ups, helps people to start their journey to fitness in …

by Heather Smith

Northern Ireland domiciliary care provider Connected Health is to create 200 new jobs in Leinster and Connaught after expanding its operations into the Republic of Ireland. With finance provided by Ulster Bank, the Belfast-based organisation has secured a controlling stake in Dublin-based care provider Home Care Plus, which currently employs 160 people. The new posts …

by Heather Smith

The Regional Government of Castille and Leon received in May 2019, following contract award in October 2018, the initial version of the first platform in Europe for coordinated health and social care, in the context of the Innovative Public Procurement project for innovative solutions for health and social care support for patients with chronic disease …

by Heather Smith
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