Medication Safety Videos In the next 12 months the Medicine Optimisation Working Group at the European Connected Health Alliance will bring out four Medication Safety Videos about the key topics affecting the lives of millions of patients in Europe. Polypharmacy Transitions of Care Therapy Adherence System of Care/Digital prescribing  We invite you to become a sponsor. Please watch …

by Heather Smith

Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystem Development for ECHAlliance, comments:  We publish these here in our newsletter and online a month after we send them directly to our members, in our monthly MEMBERS ONLY Funding Opportunities Newsletter. If you want to receive these in advance like our members then please become an ECHAlliance member! Becoming a member …

by Heather Smith

Introduction The EU Health Coalition welcomes the publication of the 2019 edition of the State of Health in the EU country profiles and companion report.[1] Assessing and benchmarking health system performance, with focus on their ability to deliver better health for citizens and patients, is an important tool for creating public awareness of the role and …

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

At the Digital Health Society (DHS) Summit “Connecting Digital Health & Data Initiatives in Europe” we announced the release of our Global Health Connector tool, which has been made available for our members.  The Global Connector tool provides a visual representation of our 28 regionally focussed, permanent multi-stakeholder partnerships.  One of the ECHAlliance members Aitia …

by Heather Smith

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) published a new report on “Pseudonymisation Techniques and Best Practices”, which explores the basic notions of pseudonymisation, as well as technical solutions that can support implementation in practice. In the light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the challenge of proper application of pseudonymisation to personal data …

by Heather Smith

Our vision is to Increase people’s welfare through a flexible and transparent network on regional, national and international level. Bring together academia, public sector, industry and NGOs in co-creating human centered, smart, efficient welfare technology solutions in the region of Ostrobothnia.  Our aim is to: To foster a collaborative innovation-friendly environment and take on joint …

by Heather Smith

Västerbotten Health Ecosystem is a network connecting regional government, city councils, companies, funders & insurers, health and social care professionals, research/innovation centers and universities, patients/citizens representatives and investors to create a community that exchanges knowledge and learning, and creates opportunities for collaboration, research and innovation that will improve the way health and care is delivered …

by Heather Smith

SmartWork partners met recently in Enschede, Netherlands, for the second plenary meeting of the Consortium. This followed a successful consortium meeting in June 2019 in Coimbra, Portugal and the initial kick-off meeting in Athens in January 2019. Warmly welcomed by SmartWork partner Roessingh Research and Development (RRD) to their offices in Enschede, partners took the …

by Heather Smith

Last week, PULSE participated at the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 which took place in Madrid under the Presidency of the Government of Chile and has been held with logistical support from the Government of Spain. The Countries were scheduled to update their climate plans and boost their ambition by 2020 based on the implementation …

by Heather Smith

The research team of the CResPace project has recently announced a futuristic and ground-breaking achievement in the field of bio-electronics. Brain cells for the first time have been accurately reproduced in a silicon chip, opening new avenues for the treatment of several severe conditions, such as heart failures and degenerative diseases, like Alzheimer. A historic …

by Heather Smith

On the 2nd-4th December, EDEN partners met in Brussels for the 3rd Consortium Meeting hosted by the project leader, the South Denmark European Office. The aim of the meeting was to present the status of the project,discuss about the next steps particularly focussing on the launch of the EDEN Learning Platform , an application gathering …

by Heather Smith

Last week,  DISH partners have met in Liverpool for the 3rd Consortium Meeting. The aim of the meeting, which took place from the 9th to the 11th December at the Museum of Liverpool, was  to present the status of the project and to discuss about the next steps. The two fruitful working days were dedicated …

by Heather Smith

Trillium Bridge II – Reinforcing the Bridges and Scaling up EU/US Cooperation on Patient Summary – was a H2020 Coordination and Support Action which has just officially ended, achieving all its goals and delivering major outcomes in this area. It was a partnership comprising organisations from 14 countries (Europe and the United States), 7 different …

by Heather Smith

The VALUECARE project, an initiative funded by the H2020 Programme, officially launched its activities in Rotterdam, The Netherland, on the 9th and 10th December 2019. ECHAlliance, leader of the project exploitation, innovation and business modeling activities, and the other 16 partners, covering overall 8 different EU countries, had the opportunity to define together the mission …

by Heather Smith

A world first was achieved over 24 hours from 27 November 2019 to 28 November 2019 when ecosystems from across the 5 nations of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales came together to ‘learn and grow’. Among the broad range of innovative case studies were RiTTA, a Chatbot supporting chemotherapy patients; examples of the …

by Heather Smith

The mPower Project https://mpowerhealth.eu​ is a five-year project supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). The project is creating a cross-border service for older people (age 65+) living with long-term conditions across the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. mPower works with communities to enable people to take …

by Heather Smith

Four solutions for each identified need (sixteen in total) will be invited to present their value proposition during a Matchmaking Session on the 24th February 2020 in 4YFN (Barcelona). The activity is framed in the context of the WE4AHA Coordination and Support Action.  Why participate? Access concrete needs identified by healthcare organisations looking for Active and Healthy Ageing …

by Heather Smith

It is 2 weeks since the Scottish Digital Health and Care Conference held in Glasgow on 20 & 21 November 2019.  We had fantastic attendance for our first 2-day conference with attendees from across: health, care, local authorities, voluntary sector, housing, education and supplier organisations.  Each day of the conference was co-chaired to demonstrate our commitment to working …

by Heather Smith

‘Learning and growing through Ecosystem Collaboration’ 27th November 2019 13:00 – 28th November 2019 13:00 Life Sciences Hub Wales, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales  Wednesday 27 November 2019 Time Session 12:00 Registration / Lunch / Networking 13:00 Welcome – Setting the Scene Bleddyn Rees, Deputy Chair, European Connected Health Alliance – View PresentationCari-Anne Quinn, Chief Executive, Life Sciences Hub, …

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ECHAlliance is looking for a senior International Project Manager to join its Projects Unit and work under the supervision of the International Projects Director: Key activities Design, develop and implement international projects Perform research activities and write grant proposals and reports in the field of digital transformation of health and care Prepare offers for customers …

by Heather Smith

As start-ups from across the world converge in Helsinki for this year’s edition of global start-up event Slush, European firms focused on AI and blockchain are set to learn more about how to benefit from a new EU investment fund aimed at boosting innovation in these two key technologies. The new Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain …

by Heather Smith

The project BRIEFING helps researchers from the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme finding their way to exploit the potential of early-stages technologies. Innovation does not happen magically. A large offer of services is designed by experts to help innovators nurturing the growth of their ideas. Invention and innovation are two words often used interchangeably. …

by Heather Smith

RMIT University has announced a partnership with the European Connection Health Alliance to launch a digital health ecosystem in Australia. The partnership and Melbourne Ecosystem, billed as Australia’s first digital health ecosystem, is designed to strengthen the connections between patients, clinicians, researchers, policy makers, technology providers and the community, and follows the launch of groups …

by Julia Worcman

Cirdan – A member of ECHAlliance is a leading provider of innovative software and imaging solutions that enhance and speed up the diagnosis of patients. Headquartered in the UK, with offices in Canada and Australia, Cirdan is recognised as one of the leading suppliers of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) worldwide and one of the fastest …

by Heather Smith

From our individual wellbeing to our security, efficient and transparent public services have a direct impact on the quality of our lives. When used to their full potential, digital tools to support the modernisation of public administrations could further facilitate administrative processes, improve the quality of services through flexible and personalised interactions and increase public …

by Julia Worcman

If I had to use one word to describe the health startup ecosystem, it would be healthy! We are witnessing a stratospheric rise in the number startups, giant leaps in innovation and record levels of investment to match. In just four years, the market grew from $70 billion to $172 billion (Statista 2017 Global Digital …

by Heather Smith

We are happy to launch this section of the website summarizing the GATEKEEPER kick off meeting celebrated between 23rd to 25th October 2019 in Madrid. It was a pleasure for all partners to have this first presential meeting hosted by Medtronic Ibérica in their role of project coordinator. We had the opportunity to know us …

by Heather Smith