ELEMENTAL CO-FOUNDER/CEO LEEANN MONK OZGUL NAMED AS ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN TECH FOR AN IMPRESSIVE FOURTH YEAR RUNNING Leeann Monk-Ozgul, Co founder and Co-CEO of Elemental, has retained her place as one of the Most Influential Women in Tech on Computer Weekly’s long list, for an impressive four consecutive years. In 2017, …

by Heather Smith

Digital health assessor, ORCHA, wants to work with telehealth providers to achieve  collaborative health app prescription to patients across the globe! Did you know that, of the hundreds of thousands of health apps available, 85% do not meet quality thresholds? As more patients look towards self-managing their own health and wellbeing, having a means of …

by Heather Smith

Recent Xerox Future of Work Survey shows 58% of respondents plan changes to remote working policy NORWALK, Conn., June 25, 2020 – Today, Xerox announced the launch of its Team Availability App, a quick-to-deploy, real-time solution for organisations that need to understand employee availability and location. Knowing where and whether employees are working is critical …

by Heather Smith

There is increasing interest in the potential of reactive, proactive and personalised telecare to address the health and care demands of an ageing population. In times of crisis the sense of urgency to include technology into daily care paths has increased, taking the pressure of our health & care systems. To increase safety and peace …

by Heather Smith

Who are the key stakeholders?: Public Sector Agencies (Superintendencia de Salud, Sistema de Información de Salud), Universities (Austral), Prepaid Health Insurance Companies (Grupo Osde), IT Solutions Providers and Others. What are the main objectives of our ecosystem?  Gather professionals, companies and organizations and enable them to work together to offer intelligent solutions and services to the …

by Heather Smith

In May, the startups from the Tehnopol Startup Incubator participated in the workshop on legal issues, presented by the lawyers from the law firm RASK. After the workshop, we talked with one of the attorney-at-laws at RASK, Timo Kullerkupp, about some important legal issues that every startup needs to know. Read the interview with Timo …

by Heather Smith

SCVO have been supporting organisations to find new ways to deliver services and to support employees and users to adapt to digital and remote working. Digital services This guide details the main topics you need to explore when you move your services to digital channels. Remote working This guide will help you give your best …

by Heather Smith

Vision for Near Me (May 2020) This document below describes the vision for how Near Me video consulting will be used in health and care services in Scotland. It is designed to inform plans within local organisations, and is endorsed by the Cabinet Secretary and Scottish Government. Near-Me-Vision-May-2020-final Download Benefits of Using Near Me The …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance Strategic Partner and Digital health assessor, ORCHA, wants to work with telehealth providers to achieve  collaborative health app prescription to patients across the globe! Did you know that, of the hundreds of thousands of health apps available, 85% do not meet quality thresholds? As more patients look towards self-managing their own health and wellbeing, …

by Heather Smith

About Social & Community Capital Social & Community Capital is a charity funded and supported by NatWest in order to help social enterprises and community businesses. Supporting our communities As a community venture, you can make a big positive impact. But sometimes it’s difficult to get the finance you need to grow. So with our …

by Heather Smith

by Tomaz Gornik, CEO at Better These extraordinary times due to the pandemic have shed new light on attempts to re-think the core architecture of health IT . A series of recent publications are actively proposing a complete overhaul of provider IT infrastructure including the workhorse of heatlh IT – the EHR. For instance, HBR …

by Heather Smith

Member States, with the support of the Commission, have agreed on a set of technical specifications to ensure a safe exchange of information between national contact tracing apps based on a decentralised architecture. This concerns the vast majority of tracing apps that were already – or are about to be – launched in the EU. …

by Heather Smith

The EU-funded consortium Exscalate4CoV just announced that an already registered generic drug used to treat osteoporosis, Raloxifene, could be an effective treatment for COVID-19 positive patients with mild or asymptomatic infection. The consortium is using an EU-backed supercomputing platform, one of the world’s most powerful, to check the potential impact of known molecules against the …

by Heather Smith

“Covid-19 is the new normal and remote healthcare will be booming” Survey: Covid-19 has had a positive impact on Finnish companies with health tech solutions Majority of Finnish companies and startups with solutions to Covid-19 crisis have seen a positive impact in their business this spring. Most of them also see the post-Covid-19 future as …

by Heather Smith

Fundación RECOVER is a Spanish NGO which has been working since 2007 to facilitate access to quality healthcare for the population in some countries of sub-Saharan Africa. In healthcare terms, sub-Saharan Africa carries 24% of the worldwide burden of illness with barely 3% of healthcare workers and 1% of worldwide financing. RECOVER centers its work …

by Heather Smith

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 Africa Health Business Symposium (AHBS), curated by Africa Health Business (AHB), is a Pan-African conference that sits at the heart of the African healthcare scene. Over the last four years AHBS has emerged as Africa’s largest health business event. This year, AHBS will bring together some of the most influential public and business leaders …

by Heather Smith

The new PhD program is expected to produce a new generation of high performing early stage researchers in innovation and technology management able to embrace the major challenges of future industrial systems. The European Training Network for InduStry Digital Transformation across Innovation Ecosystems project, also known as EINST4INE, has been selected to commence grant preparation under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) scheme.    If successful, the consortium consisting of six European academic …

by Heather Smith

The Commission has released the results of the 2020 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness. This year’s DESI shows that there is progress in all Member States and all key areas measured in the index. This …

by Heather Smith

Technology has improved many areas of modern life, but has yet to realise its full potential in the housing sector, and related health and care services. As BT has announced its intention to complete its upgrade of the nation’s phone network from analogue to IP by 2025, providers have a limited timeframe to explore the exciting opportunities presented by digital technologies, and work with …

by Heather Smith

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by Heather Smith

The EIP on AHA will be organising, together with AAL and JPI MYBL, the European Week of Healthy Ageing, Trieste, 10-12 May 2021, that will be the framework for the EIP on AHA conference of Partners, the AAL Forum and the JPI  MYBL Annual conference. We encourage you to send your proposals for AAL workshops, many …

by Heather Smith

The Governments of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia share their visions for 18 months of cooperative work in the Trio Programme.On the occasion of the political endorsement of the next the 18-month programme of the Council, prepared by the future German, Portuguese and Slovenian Presidencies and the High Representative, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Council, the …

by Heather Smith

The use of artificial intelligence, robotics and other ever-advancing technology is still in its infancy with regard to home care and other services for senior citizens living independently at home. This is surprising, as the growing need for senior services has long been evident.  However, the coronavirus pandemic has shown that the care sector also evolves …

by Heather Smith

The University of Manchester and the University of Melbourne have established a joint fund to deepen and extend collaborative research links between the universities. The fund covers travel and subsistence costs for staff to undertake short-term visits in both directions. Visits should enable collaborators to develop outputs and outcomes that leverage external funding. 2020 fund …

by Heather Smith

Last week, EDEN (Erasmus+) and ValueCare (H2020) projects had the opportunity to participate as speakers in the 7th PopUp Ecosystem Webinar: Dementia in COVID-19 Times, within the PopUpEcosystem webinar series organized by our Ecosystems’ Team. The EDEN presentation – Embracing DEmeNtia – co-creation with persons living with dementia, relatives, professionals and civil society organisations, made …

by Heather Smith

Watch the recording of our 3rd Ecosystem Webinar where last week, ECHAlliance and the Clúster Médico Jalisco hosted the 3rd Ibero American Webinar: This time the focus was on Mexico with the opportunity to meet virtually with for the Latin American health community in order to learn more about Telehealth in Mexico and Telehealth and …

by Heather Smith

The INTERREG Europe EU_SHAFE Consortium is pleased to invite you to the online workshop “EU_SHAFE Campania Inter-regional policy learning”, which will take place on 24th June at 10:30 – 12:30 CEST. The workshop will present the lessons learned and collected good practices in the different regions participating in the EU_SHAFE project and related to the WHO for …

by Heather Smith
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