If the coronavirus pandemic and Europe-wide lockdowns taught us one thing, it is just how reliant we all are on digital technologies – including for our own health, and that data was in the right place at the right time to answer the right questions. Nigel Hughes is Scientific Director at Jannsen Research and Development …

by Heather Smith

This week, AI Watch released a report on the uptake of AI in health. The report shows how the interest for AI in the health sector is growing rapidly both in research and in the industrial sector : the proxies of AI in health activities, such as patents and VC investments, increased by as much as fivefold …

by Heather Smith

The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the untapped potential for the deployment of digital health tools in Europe. Digital tools can empower citizens to manage their own health, allow healthcare workers to treat patients remotely, enable beneficial research efforts, and equip authorities to accurately track public health through data. Our Digital Working Group, focused …

by Heather Smith

Two big-hearted Northern Ireland homecare workers who moved in with a client after she tested positive for Covid-19 have been hailed as “true heroes”. Sisters Lauren (24) and Chloe Kelly (22), both Connected Health care assistants, made the decision to temporarily move in with Laura Magee (27) after she tested positive in October. Lauren also …

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

Did you already book your ticket for the #BHHSummit? #BHHSummit 2020 will be held on 29th October 2020 as an hybrid event! It will be a LIVE show recorded from Barcelona Health Hub headquarters and with direct streaming from bhhsummit.com. It will include keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup showcases, an investor pitch competition, virtual booths, virtual business …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance is delighted to be taking part in the External Advisory Board for a European project called MULTI-ACT, which has been funded through Horizon 2020 as part of the Science with and for Society Programme.  Our Funding Lead Andy Bleaden will take part in the first External Advisory Board meeting which will take place in Milan on 9 April.  Andy commented “We are very …

by Heather Smith

As agents of digital transformation for healthcare and social welfare sectors we work to adapt technological solutions to serve people now and in the future. With a focus on innovation, we believe that sharing knowledge enriches the path to progress for all. At TIC Salut Social, we work to identify, discuss and promote the various approaches …

by Heather Smith

MedTech is a high growth sector for UK plc, with jobs up 17% in the last ten years in contrast to other sectors such as biopharma1 MedTech jobs now account for 40% of life sciences employment in the UK2 The NHS spends £6bn a year on MedTech, with significant growth opportunities New resource will help …

by Heather Smith

Press release from NICE  On Monday 4 March 2019 NICE published an updated version of its evidence standards framework for digital health technologies (DHTs) that sets out the evidence requirements for different types of DHTs.  The updated edition takes into account feedback from stakeholders after the first version was published in December 2018. The standards …

by Heather Smith
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