On May 7th, the CSG organized a seminar on opportunities for Galician companies of the health sector in Europe, with the support of the Vigo Free Zone Consortium. The morning program focused on a presentation of the ECHAlliance health ecosystem network (www.echalliance.com), led by Joan Cornet, member of the director committee. The main objective of …

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Explore the Innovation Radar and discover what groundbreaking results the EUbudget helped to deliver. https://www.innoradar.eu

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Greek eHealth Ecosystem of Digital Health meeting was held on 16 April 2018 at the National School of Public Health in Athens. The presentations and panel revolved around the digital transformation of the Greek national healthcare system and the role of eHealth ecosystems withing this. Among the presenters were dr. Christina Papanikolaou of the Insititute …

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Co-creating success in Social Care with Assisted Living Tech The organisers expressed delight with the success of this co-creation event on how technology can help in the area of assisted living within social care.  The event took place in the test and mock-up facilites of the Health Innovation Centre in Odense in South Denmark. The …

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Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem Gathering was held on April 27.  Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) hosted the conference on behalf of the Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem, a member of the ECHAlliance International Connected Health Ecosystem Network. Entitled ‘Social Care & Connected Health Matters’, it brought together a range of speakers from across …

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Republished from: Research Features. In 2011, strategist and consultant Brian O’Connor found himself troubled by the fact that progress in health and social care around the world was being inhibited and decelerated by a lack of communication and an inability to share knowledge within the sector. As a direct response to these perceived obstacles to …

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The Valencia Health Ecosystem & the FOCUS EU Project came together to explore “Healthy Ageing in Europe: Where we are and the way ahead” Friday 13th April 2018 offered a very exciting and packed agenda, at the historical building of the Rector’s Office of the University of Valencia. Antonio Cano MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department …

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Event date: 17 April 2018 As part of the ongoing work to position the GM CHC in the current health innovation landscape, the meeting was organised to share progress and best practice with key stakeholders from across the region, demonstrating the achievements of the GM CHC programme and how best to go forward.  The slides and …

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Australian Start-Up company Health Services Directories Australia, member of the ECHAlliance and The Digital Health Society, is coming to Europe to set-up a presence in Estonia with the intent of establishing a “Health Services Directory” (HSD) across Europe. Nearly all hospitals, aged care, community care and primary care organizations independently maintain address books of local clinicians.  They are usually …

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We’re pleased to announce that last week was the busiest so far for our International Network of Ecosystems. What has been going on?  The recent ecosystem gatherings provided a great opportunity for attendees to learn, discuss and engage about a wide range of relevant topics, such as:  11 April: eHealth Ireland Ecosystem “eHealth Innovations for Home and Community …

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On 10 April 25 European countries signed a Declaration of cooperation on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Whereas a number of Member States had already announced national initiatives on Artificial Intelligence, they now declared a strong will to join forces and engage in a European approach to deal therewith. By teaming up, the opportunities of AI for …

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Aims to drive STRATEGIC COLLABORATION AROUND DIGITAL HEALTH Agreement between MeHI & the European Connected Health Alliance will Advance the Pursuit of Digital Solutions to Global Healthcare Challenges LOCATION – The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MeHI) and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) today announced a new strategic partnership aimed at growing the digital health …

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, …

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The Study “Cross-border cooperation: capitalising on existing initiatives for cooperation in cross-border regions” published by the Commission today[1] maps EU-funded cooperation projects for the period 2007 to 2017 in EU and EEA countries and Switzerland; provides insight into opportunities and challenges for cross-border cooperation in healthcare; and offers guidance to local and regional authorities and other parties who …

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Financed by the European third Health Programme, eHAction (eHealth Action) is going to contribute, in cooperation with EU countries and stakeholders, to innovative, efficient and sustainable health systems. Taking over the work from Jasehn, the newly launched 3rd Joint Action called eHaction will continue the operational, strategic and technical support of the eHealth Network – a group of …

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A new European Commission study analyses the impact on society of EU-funded Research and Innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. Which of the projects have had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years? Providing adequate care to the elderly is essential to ensure that Europe’s senior citizens are able to …

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The Middle East And Africa Is The Biggest Factor In The Global Connected Healthcare Market Anticipated To Reach USD 10.2 Billion By 2024. The global connected healthcare market is anticipated to reach USD 150 billion by 2024 due to the persistent geriatric population as elderly population is highly susceptible to acquire several health disorders as …

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Digital Health around the Globe 2017, 27-29th of September 2017 Beijing, China  Join us for this opportunity to connect China and Europe. The CCHAlliance and the ECHAlliance have joined forces to identify the Organisations who are shaping the International markets and how to connect them at this event. Delegate numbers are being kept to a …

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Many thanks to all our members, partners, speakers and attendees who made it happen,ECHAlliance @ eHealth Week ! ECHAlliance were pleased to take a leading role at eHealth Week 2017, with members of the team speaking at several key sessions on virtual reality, changing the way we think and scaling up digital innovation. The team …

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