Slovenian ECHAlliance ecosystem recommends researches and scientists in the area of digital health to enrol as speakers at the 3rd International Scientific Conference organised by the Faculty of Health Sciences, of University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. The conference will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 12, 2019. This year’s main theme is “DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND HEALTH ECOSYSTEMS”. …

by Heather Smith

Electronic Health Records (EHR) have led to a proliferation of healthcare data,  held in a combination of structured, coded information and freetext formats. Patient records in primary, secondary and community care and in different specialities are largely held in isolated silos, with limited sharing across healthcare settings. Patient-generated data from mobile apps, wearables and sensors …

by Heather Smith

We are delighted to announce Tunstall’s appointment as a lead partner in the Next Generation Solutions for Healthy Ageing cluster, which is being led by Digital Health & Care Institute Scotland as part of its activities to support the Scottish Government’s TEC Programme and the Digital Telecare Workstream, being led by the Digital Office for …

by Heather Smith

The pace of change is accelerating exponentially. Especially in healthcare, it’s being driven by technologies that are transforming the experience for both patients and clinicians. Clinicians need to be connected and mobile to deliver better patient care at the bedside, which really means making critical data available and secure, at their fingertips. For patients, it’s becoming all about …

by Heather Smith

These are truly extraordinary times. Technology holds the potential to change the world even more than it already has. The pace of change in our daily lives is accelerating exponentially – every minute, every day. Many are calling this the fourth industrial revolution centered on mobility, where the lines between physical, digital, and biological are blurring. These …

by Heather Smith

At the recent EURORDIS Membership Meeting 2019, EURORDIS and its over 800 member organisations are launching a new position calling for the provision of holistic care for the 30 million Europeans living with a rare disease and their families by 2030. Over 200 representatives of people living with a rare disease are together today in Bucharest …

by Heather Smith

An interview with Liz Ashall-Payne, cofounder and chief executive of app evaluator and advisor organisation ORCHA. Published by mobihealthnews, By Leontina Postelnicu. There are plenty of health apps out there, but recent studies continue to indicate that only a small number are backed by evidence. In March, an analysis published in the Nature Digital Medicine journal found that only two out of …

by Matt Grek

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