The DHEW team have been working with dev teams across NHS Wales to develop the NHS Wales Developer Portal. The Portal is being built as part of our approach to opening up NHS Wales APIs, standards and data to developers to ease the burden of integration and improve understanding of the digital architecture. We want to develop …

by Heather Smith

Vision for Near Me (May 2020) This document below describes the vision for how Near Me video consulting will be used in health and care services in Scotland. It is designed to inform plans within local organisations, and is endorsed by the Cabinet Secretary and Scottish Government. Near-Me-Vision-May-2020-final Download Benefits of Using Near Me The …

by Heather Smith

With COVID-19 lockdown measures easing across the UK, there is still a need for people to practice social distancing measures and in some cases, self-isolation at home. This flash report investigates how other countries have supported people to isolate effectively and explores the types of incentive schemes that are being set up round the world …

by Heather Smith

Digital health assessor, ORCHA, wants to work with telehealth providers to achieve  collaborative health app prescription to patients across the globe! Did you know that, of the hundreds of thousands of health apps available, 85% do not meet quality thresholds? As more patients look towards self-managing their own health and wellbeing, having a means of …

by Heather Smith

by Tomaz Gornik, CEO at Better These extraordinary times due to the pandemic have shed new light on attempts to re-think the core architecture of health IT . A series of recent publications are actively proposing a complete overhaul of provider IT infrastructure including the workhorse of heatlh IT – the EHR. For instance, HBR …

by Heather Smith

Health Incubator Helsinki is a unique long-term incubator program driving transformation of health innovation, research findings and expertise into international business, and attracting new talent and companies to Helsinki. The incubator is a new, needed component in the continuum in assisting startups and research-based teams from universities and SPARK Finland in their efforts to create business in the Helsinki …

by Heather Smith

Fundación RECOVER is a Spanish NGO which has been working since 2007 to facilitate access to quality healthcare for the population in some countries of sub-Saharan Africa. In healthcare terms, sub-Saharan Africa carries 24% of the worldwide burden of illness with barely 3% of healthcare workers and 1% of worldwide financing. RECOVER centers its work …

by Heather Smith

Last week saw our pop-up ecosystem which was themed on “Data Donation – What has changed in COVID-19 Times”. In this session we were pleased to feature our “Movement – The Digital Health Society”, our German Ecosystem “Medical Valley ENM Ecosystem”, our members “VTT” and “ORCHA”, we also heard from our International European funded Project DigitalHealthEurope. …

by Heather Smith

The new PhD program is expected to produce a new generation of high performing early stage researchers in innovation and technology management able to embrace the major challenges of future industrial systems. The European Training Network for InduStry Digital Transformation across Innovation Ecosystems project, also known as EINST4INE, has been selected to commence grant preparation under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) scheme.    If successful, the consortium consisting of six European academic …

by Heather Smith

Technology has improved many areas of modern life, but has yet to realise its full potential in the housing sector, and related health and care services. As BT has announced its intention to complete its upgrade of the nation’s phone network from analogue to IP by 2025, providers have a limited timeframe to explore the exciting opportunities presented by digital technologies, and work with …

by Heather Smith
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