According to e-estonia.com, Estonia has been included in the list as one of the most valuable success stories in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) by the World Bank Group report of 2017. The exchange of information and data between different smart devices is already part of our daily lives. Multinational companies like General Electrics – which has shifted …

by Heather Smith

In Brussels on the 30th January, 50 of the DHS Task Forces members  met in the premises of the Northern Ireland Office in Brussels.  The DHS Task Forces are part of the DHS movement initiated last year during the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council, by the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and the …

by Heather Smith

Blockchain is the best known distributed ledger technology. A ledger is a database which keeps a final and definitive record of transactions. Records, once stored, cannot be tampered without leaving behind a clear track. Blockchain enables a ledger to be held in a network across a series of nodes, which avoids one centralised location and …

by Heather Smith

THE 3RD EDITION OF THE AUTONOMY AT HOME DAY, CO-ORGANIZED BY CAREGIVERS-NEAR BRUSSELS AND SISD-BRUSSELS, TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018 AT THE CULTURAL CENTER OF FLAGEY. The day was  for healthcare professionals and home caregivers, as well as the general public. It took place in two stages: 09h00 | Opening of the day by …

by Heather Smith

On 25 January 2018 we took part in a workshop led by Ian Spero (Agile Ageing Alliance, Innovate UK and the European Enterprise Network) to target the forthcoming Horizon 2020 call SC1-DTH-03-2018: Adaptive Smart Work and Living Environments supporting active and healthy ageing. This call will be of interest to members as it looking to …

by Heather Smith

Together with groups such as children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, elderly and citizens affected by diabetes, the IC-Health project is currently co-creating various Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to help improve the level of digital health literacy among European citizens. This will help people to play a more active role in their health. The …

by Heather Smith

The age of the autonomous vehicle will usher in sweeping changes to transportation, energy consumption, passenger safety and business efficiency. But before autonomous cars can transform modern life, cities will have to transform themselves. Smart cities will be the linchpins of the autonomous age — deploying the digital infrastructure necessary to connect cars to vital …

by Heather Smith

Quantum theory has fundamentally changed our understanding of how light and matter behave at a microscopic scale. It has led to a drastically different approach to computing, sensing and communications. It has transformed our daily lives beyond measure. Ground-breaking technologies such as lasers and transistors – the basis for today’s computers and mobile phones – …

by Heather Smith

Aline Noizet, Solution Match Service leader at the EU-funded eHealth HUB project, explains why matching between SME’s and medical institutions is essential for the future of digital health. Nowadays hospitals and corporates are collaborating with SMEs to develop and offer more competitive services and improve internal processes. In order to improve their competitiveness, SMEs are …

by Heather Smith

Agenda (Click on the speaker’s name to view their presentation) CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION & OPPORTUNITIES – WORKSHOPS European Funding – North and South Opportunities                                                         Dr. Ciarán F. Duffy, National …

by Heather Smith

Press Release: 16 January 2018 The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) are delighted to welcome the NHS Digital Academy as a member. The NHS Digital Academy is the first national learning programme in change management, leadership and clinical informatics. Its purpose is to accelerate the digital transformation of the NHS by developing strong digital leaders …

by Heather Smith

Listen or watch the short video interviews with speakers from North West Coast Ecosystem Gathering, Digital innovation in patient safety, or listen to the audio podcasts of their full presentations  Georgina McNamara, Sepsis Trust;  ‘The hidden killer – video ‘The hidden killer’ – podcast  Dr Emmanuel Nsutebu;  ‘E-sepsis at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals’ – …

by Heather Smith

The final report of the Scale AHA Study recommends to continue promoting the European reference sites and their collaborative work to innovate services for active and healthy ageing (AHA). The study also champions the twinning support scheme as part of the Digital Single Market initiative. Key conclusions and recommendations of the Scale AHA Final Study Report include: …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance has participated to the kick-off of the EU-funded project WE4AHA, last 7th/8th of September in Stockholm (SE). This is the new Coordination and Support Action (CSA) for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), from now to end of 2020. ECHAlliance is in charge to coordinate one of the …

by Heather Smith

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 …

by Matt Grek

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 …

by Matt Grek

April 2017 ECHAlliance Newsletter  ECHAlliance @ eHealth Week – programme announcementECHAlliance is a Supporting Partner for the Upcoming eHealth Week to be held in Malta 10-12 May 2017.We have a very active programme and look forward to seeing our ECHAlliance members, our Coalition of the Willing Members and our EU Project Partners there!Our ECHAlliance Programme …

by Matt Grek

Share| March 2017 ECHAlliance Newsletter ECHAlliance is appointed Strategic Partner to the Estonian eHealth PresidencyThe Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs has appointed the European Connected Health Alliance to assist them in preparations for the e-health conference “Health in the Digital Society. Digital Society for Health“ (www.ehealthtallinn2017.ee) taking place during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the …

by Matt Grek

February 2017 ECHAlliance Newsletter   DHWS17@4YFN Programme announcement The fourth edition of the event will address the main needs and challenges of the healthcare sector focused on four main topics: Virtual Reality & Games for patients’ engagement and behavioral change, New Insurances Models, Chronic Diseases Management and Corporate Wellness. The DHWS17 will showcase both, the current main trends, use-cases and needs …

by Matt Grek

Welcome to the First News from the European Connected Health Alliance in 2017 DHWS17@4YFN Registration OpenThe Digital Health & Wellness Summit 2017 will be back in Barcelona as part of the 4YFN 2017 event, on 27 February.Don’t miss the world’s biggest and most influential digital health & wellness event and register now. DHWS17 will showcase unmet …

by Matt Grek
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