Skills for Health’ Thematic Innovation Ecosystem Workshop Testimonials from the DISH project Today’s digital health landscape is one of telehealth, health informatics, health analytics and public health surveillance systems. Yet, health workers often lack the training, skills, equipment and support necessary to adapt to this new working environment. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that no …

by Francesco Condello

The Erasmus+ DISH project‘s activities and currently achieved results have inspired the development and publication of a miniguide to smoothen the successful implementation of new technologies in the health and care sector. The Danish national cluster Welfare Tech, partner of DISH and coordinator of the ECHAlliance Southern Danish ecosystem together with the Southern Danish Innovation …

by Francesco Condello

The DISH project aims at strengthening the innovation readiness and digital skills of health and social care staff in their everyday practice. To ensure that the very stakeholders for whom the DISH solutions are meant can provide feedback, the project has established a European Reference Group (ERG). Its members represent key stakeholders who are active and interested …

by Heather Smith

The 2020 EU Health Policy Platform Thematic Network on the workforce of the future has published, early this month, its Joint Statement. The document, which is the final product of the work made by the Thematic Network, provides insights into best practices in workforce education to be shared across borders, into the skill set of …

by Heather Smith

The first, of a series of 3, workshop with the DISH European Reference Group (ERG) members, virtually hosted by ECHAlliance with the organisational support of EHMA, had the duble objective of sharing the the project’s objectives, activities, and progress and to initiate a fruitful dialogue with the ERG to expand on the project stakeholders’ reach. …

by Heather Smith

The DISH’s Consortium is pleased to launch the online workshop “DISH – Digital skills for the health workforce – European Reference Group first workshop“, which will take place on 30th September 2020 at 14:00 – 15:30 CEST. The workshop will allow the dissemination of DISH, its objectives, activities, and progress and will be the occasion …

by Heather Smith

The 2020 Health Policy Platform Thematic Network ‘Profiling and training the healthcare workers of the future’, co-led by Health First Europe together with EHMA, and involving ECHAlliance between other relevant EU members, has held its second live streamed webinar entitled: “Preparing health care professionals to the ongoing digitalisation of care: Innovation readiness, digital leadership and literacy” …

by Heather Smith

Innovation readiness and digital skills of healthcare staff The pandemic caused by the new coronavirus is putting under high pressure the health services of the countries involved. Containment policies are essential, but help to combat COVID-19 could also come from the digital health technologies that are demonstrating their potential in the management of public health …

by Heather Smith

The recently awarded 2020 Health Policy Platform Thematic Network ‘Profiling and training the healthcare workers of the future’ aims at bringing together key stakeholders, initiatives and projects dealing with digital skills and at identifying the necessary competences for a future-proof health workforce. The network, co-led by the Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliances DISH consortium partner EHMA …

by Heather Smith

With these sub-themes, we would like to continue and foster the discussion launched in Finland during #EHMA2019 addressing six ‘pillars’ of healthcare change in Europe and beyond.  These six pillars – strongly interconnected and interdependent – will guide all debates and aspects of #EHMA2020, from the call for abstracts to the plenaries, from the interactive …

by Heather Smith
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