PULSE at the Canadian-European Conference for Digital Health conference held in Ottawa, Canada PULSE project was presented on Canadian-European Conference for Digital Health conference held in Ottawa, Canada. Milan Vukovic, from BELIT, focused his  presentation was held in the section of the conference programme dedicated to SME Highlights for EU Markets. PULSE was presented as …

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

ECHAliance participated in this event organizing a session on “Connected Health” with several speakers from across EU.  An excellent opportunity to enhance collaboration in digital Health between countries and regions. In this event we have had a workshop on “Enhancing collaboration between the Coalition of the Willing partners” (CORAL, EUREGHA and RSSA) Several action lines …

by Heather Smith

Launched in June 2018, the Portuguese Network Healthy, Intelligent and Friendly Environments, held its first face-to-face event on October 11 in Coimbra. The Portuguese Network brings together a wide range of Portuguese organizations committed to the promotion of a joint agenda for the implementation of Inclusive Environments for all ages, with particular emphasis in the areas of …

by Heather Smith

Perhaps the three most powerful words in the grand scheme of humanity. Simply put, it’s about the realization of connectivity. I am connected to you, you are connected to me. And as we push this philosophical concept along its natural path, we emerge at the notion that it’s less about you being connected to me, and more about the profound and fundamental …

by Heather Smith

How AI will transform Health Care and your life Health Care systems around the world are facing a fundamental financial crisis.  It takes years and significant cost to train medical staff, and further we are facing a rise in complex diseases that are costly to treat, alongside the aging population  Moreover, there is the issue of …

by Heather Smith

History is riddled with the failures of mankind. The good news is that we can use history to learn from our mistakes. The bad news? Cybersecurity seems to be the exception. The latest example of our ignorance is our sudden belief that blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning are the solutions to every cybersecurity …

by Heather Smith

Like many other sectors, law enforcement has benefited significantly from the influx of new technologies. However, one of the great challenges facing law-enforcement organisations is how best to assess, select then integrate new technologies into their activities. The EU-funded l-LEAD project is focusing on enhancing the ability of operational law-enforcement groups, agencies and other practitioners …

by Heather Smith

The innovators that we help often have a personal reason for seeking to solve health problems: maybe it’s their desire to get fitter or to help a family member with a life-limiting condition. But whatever drives these individuals and small businesses, our awards programme exists to support and champion these thinkers and creators – we …

by Heather Smith

The exchange on the 22, 23 and 24th of October was of great value for platform GEEF (Digital Health Friesdand) and the 18 professionals from different organisations in South Sweden, mainly due to the amount of common ground that was discovered throughout these 3 days. Through initiatives from the EU-desks –North of the Netherlands and …

by Heather Smith

According to a new Commission Staff Working Document, the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing has fulfilled its primary mission: to provide a cooperation platform for people involved in innovation for ageing well. The policy document describes how their initiatives have contributed to deployment and scaling-up of digital innovation in the EU. Since …

by Heather Smith

At ECHAlliance we are delighted to share with our Community the recent European Commission’s publication “Large-scale sustainable deployment of digitally-enabled innovation for health and care delivery to the ageing population” prepared by our expert team. This study analyses the nature and barriers to investments by EU regions and local authorities to support the deployment and …

by Heather Smith

Technology enabled care specialist has become a Platinum member of the international lobbying organisation. Tunstall Healthcare, as the leading technology enabled care provider, is delighted to announce its membership of the European Connected Health (ECHAlliance). Tunstall recognises the work that ECHAlliance has already undertaken to drive the industry forward. Tunstall will be working closely with the …

by Heather Smith

“AI can help us to automate the simple tasks allowing our clinicians and professions to work at the top of their license. It will free up time by giving our doctors and nurses everything they need to know in one view” – said Rachel Dunscombe during “Man vs. Machine” debate. Healthcare is undergoing a technological …

by Heather Smith

New research suggests that healthcare providers who use mHealth devices in chronic care management programs could be treating their patients better than current standards of care. October 09, 2018 – New research suggests that mHealth is changing the way physicians treat patients with chronic conditions – an outcome that may merit an adjustment in how healthcare providers …

by Heather Smith

The 21st edition of the European Health Forum Gastein, an event on the Austria EU presidency calendar, concluded on the 5th of October with 600 leading health policy experts agreeing on the need to set bold political choices for health system sustainability in Europe.  Experts acknowledged the necessity to avoid reversing the strides achieved in improving …

by Heather Smith

Nick Batey, chair of EUREGHA said: “Regional and local authorities have a vital supportive role to play in collaboration with the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Member States in achieving the overarching objective of improving health for all European citizens and achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals in the EU” Join the campaign “Health …

by Heather Smith

Yesterday in Boston at the ECHAlliance Workshop, Robert Stegwee launched The Trillium II Prize on behalf of the Trillium II consortium. The Trillium II Prize will be awarded to the initiative that makes the best use of the FHIR International Patient Summary (IPS) to deliver Digital Health Innovation.  About Trillium II Prize The Trillium II …

by Heather Smith

The ITU-T Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence for Health (AI4H) was established by ITU-T Study Group 16 at its meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 9-20 July 2018. The Focus Group will work in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish a standardized assessment framework for the evaluation of AI-based methods for health, diagnosis, triage …

by Heather Smith

Leave no dark corner China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, “social credit” will bring privileges — for others, punishment. What may sound like a dystopian vision of the future is already happening in China. And it’s making and breaking lives. The Communist Party calls it …

by Heather Smith

When the Food and Drug Administration recently granted marketing authorization for two medical apps for Apple’s new Watch, it marked a significant step forward for the agency’s overall approach to the development of digital health. As described in existing guidance, the FDA generally reviews medical apps without reviewing the general purpose computing platform they sit upon, …

by Heather Smith

Serbian Health Tech Ecosystem has been launched on Oct 4th, in Belgrade, and is the newest connected health ecosystem of the European Connected Health Alliance. This is the first step, but very significant for the developing community which is in recovery and transition, yet with great potential. Serbian ecosystem has high expectations on development through collaboration …

by Heather Smith

Mitchell Baker says firms should hire philosophy and psychology graduates to tackle misinformation. Technology companies need to diversify their hiring practices to include more people from backgrounds in philosophy and psychology if they want to tackle the problem of misinformation online, the head of one of the biggest internet charities has warned. Mitchell Baker, head …

by Heather Smith

In Sri Lanka, last week, during the Digital Heath Week 2018, organized by the Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health and the Commonwealth Medical Association, the Chair of the ECHAlliance, Brian O’Connor and Prof. Vajira Dissanayake met and agreed the Action Plan, envisaged in the Partnership …

by Heather Smith

Digital Health Friesland Ecosystem organized a masterclass on September, 18th, 2018. 35 Participants from Friesland, Noord-Holland and Eindhoven. The main goal of this masterclass was the early signaling and preventive treatment of misunderstood behavior, predominantly concerning elderly with dementia and other mental vulnerable persons.  Reinier Hakvoort, team manager at care company Patyna, brought various practical situations …

by Heather Smith

Strengthening children’s immunization in Europe through health data standards: Connecting Patient summaries to EU vaccination cards and immunization registries. Twenty European experts met in Brussels earlier this week for a two day meeting to propose how best to improve the availability of up to date immunisation information on children when they are seen by a …

by Heather Smith

Many things are happening in the European digital health and care domain. A European exchange format for Electronic Health Records is getting closer and more and more countries are joining the declaration to share access to their genomic databanks. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Andriukaitis unveils his ambitious view on all of this in …

by Heather Smith
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