ECHAlliance and the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data organised a Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday 3rd September 2020 (13:00 – 16:30 CEST) under the topic Acceptance Criteria for Societal Trust in the Use of Health Data. With the sponsorship of J&J and Microsoft, this event is branded under the Digital Health Society (DHS) and …

by Heather Smith

The Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU has started on 1 July under the topic “Together for Europe’s recovery” with the strong focus on accelerating and sustaining the digital transformation. Digital health and secure access and exchange of health-related data are some of the preconditions, according to the Presidency’s programme. There will also be a …

by marsa

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 Digital Health Society  Summit in Helsinki  11 & 12 December 2019 “Connecting Digital Health & Data Initiatives in Europe” Last week we held the first DHS Summit in Finland under the patronage of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the Council of Europe. The first day was focused on the Finnish Digital system …

by Heather Smith

Background The Digital Health Society, DHS (https://thedigitalhealthsociety.com/), is an open multi-stakeholder network focusing on improving healthcare for all Europeans by better and smarter use of digital technologies. One of the main challenges in this field is getting the right information at the right place in a way that is safe, secure and everyone understands what …

by Heather Smith

Following the latest board meeting of the Digital Health Society (DHS) here below some important news to share on activities and progress over the past few months. Appointment to the Board of Directors  We are delighted to announce that Rachel Dunscombe will become a non-executive Director. Rachel Dunscombe is the CEO of the NHS Digital …

by Matt Grek

The ECHAlliance, as the Global Partner to the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) organised the “Digital Health Society (DHS) workshop” in Boston on 17th October during the Connected Health Conference (CHC) 2018 which attracted more than 3.000 attendees. Organised with our sister organisation, the Canadian Integrated Health Alliance (CIHA)and the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH), the DHS workshop included participants …

by Matt Grek

O’Moore Medal Recipient 2018 On the 7th November 2018, at the Annual Health Informatics Society of Ireland Conference in Croke Park, Prof of Health Informatics and Group CIO Neil O’Hare presented the O’Moore Medal to Richard Corbridge in recognition of his significant contribution to the digital transformation of the Health Service Executive (HSE). The Healthcare Informatics Society of …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance and the Digital Health Society are partnering with other European Organisations to hold a Health Summit in Brussels on 29 November 2018. The ECHAlliance is leading one of the 4 Working Groups on eHealth, data and digital. EU Health Summit 2018 – A shared vision for health  Health protection and promotion is one of …

by Heather Smith