“Data to citizens: the variants of trust for health data sharing” was the name given for the closing keynote speech of the 31st Medical Informatics Europe Conference (MIE2021) on 31 May. Carina Dantas, Senior Project Manager at the ECHAlliance discussed with a lively audience the challenges and enablers to enhance citizen participation and ownership of …

by Francesco Condello

We are glad to share the summary report of the Sumit, which includes a recording of the session, speakers presentations, and contact details for all involved. ECHAlliance and Africa Health Federation are determined to connect the power of two great continents with practical actions and initiatives. We know that to build meaningful, sustainable relationships, this …

by Francesco Condello

A high proportion of people in the UK are living with overweight or obesity, increasing their risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19.  Meanwhile, social distancing and self-isolation impact face-to-face weight management services. The use of technology is a good answer to providing services, but how can we provide evidence-based care, combat misinformation and ensure …

by Heather Smith

Work on the 2nd edition of “Top Disruptors in Healthcare” Report has been launched. Authors of the Report aim to identify and describe the most important Polish medical start-ups in 2021, giving unique insights into vibrant start-up community. Report is a joint effort by the Polish Hospital Federation, the largest organization of hospitals in Poland, …

by Heather Smith

The use of Technology-Enabled Care Services (TECS) has accelerated throughout the pandemic and this momentum should be built on  Further integration of TECS into health and care systems should be a priority to increase independent living, resilience for a second wave and reduce strain on services  Healthcare has lagged behind other sectors in digital uptake …

by Heather Smith
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