What is the difference between the handful of truly successful MedTech startups and the many that don’t make it? We look at some of the mistakes that many medical device startups make so that you can avoid repeating them.  We look at some of the mistakes medical device startups make so that you can avoid …

by Francesco Condello

We are extremely pleased to welcome Adriana Diaz and Carolina González. Adriana, as a new Ecosystem and Membership Officer, will support the Community team, connecting with ECHAlliance members, and our 70+ International Ecosystems. Learn more about Adriana here Carolina, as a new Communications Officer will support the communication team, she will manage our social media …

by Francesco Condello

We are looking forward to ECHAlliance’s session Citizens’ health data sharing on the 29th at 14.40 CEST. We are delighted to join the Digital Health Europe Summit (28th-30thSeptember) which will mark the grand finale of the DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) project, where the ECHAlliance is a consortium partner.  The Summit will bring together EU policymakers, funders, digital …

by Francesco Condello

Let’s explore how we cab globalize the Norwegian healthcare industry. Investor Kristin Odfjell shares her mindset and ambitions for the future, as well as insights on how to create good health care services. She wants to globalize the Norwegian health industry This investor is looking for the success stories that can be lifted out into …

by Anthony Armenta

Days of eHealth at the Slovenian Digital Center were organized in light of the Sloveninan presidency of the Council of the European Union between August 30 – September 3, 2021. The event uncovered how digitization and data are transforming healthcare. Representatives from Slovenia, Portugal, Germany, Spain, Finland and Israel exchanged experiences and good practice examples …

by Anthony Armenta

Lead by the Estonian Society of Cardiology, Estonia will take part in the EuroHeart project initiated by the European Society of Cardiology. The project seeks to improve quality of care for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Cardiologists at Tartu University Hospital, which is part of the Connected Health Cluster, have been using the platform for several …

by Anthony Armenta

A new way of transporting pharmacy products to customers was tested in Helsinki in August. Electric drones have the potential to reduce emissions of the traditional logistics industry, in addition to other advantages. In the future, drones could be a quick way to transport, for example, pharmacy e-commerce products directly to customers or urgent orders …

by Anthony Armenta

As the pilot activities of SmartWork project kicked-off in Portugal and Denmark, we are talking with Tom Christian Thomsen, a SmartWork coordinator at Center for Assisted Living Technology in Aarhus about the pilot set up, expectations and older workers’ reactions to the SmartWork solution Please tell us more about the pilot project: who are the …

by Francesco Condello

Three university rectors, a mayor, chamber of commerce and PBN signed Szombathely2030 agenda in front of a large media interest. It is the formal start, following a year of preparatory work, to diversify the economy. On 6 September, the signing ceremony of the Szombathely2030 program took place at a press conference. The signing of the …

by Anthony Armenta

During the COVID19 pandemic, the need for digital development became clearer than ever before. Utilizing digital technologies, wireless solutions and virtual reality in new service structures is essential to deliver health solutions independent of time and place. This need is very well answered in Oulu, the city that boasts a well-deserved reputation as an innovation-friendly …

by Anthony Armenta

The pandemic has placed increased pressure on physical space and resources of hospitals and healthcare practices, forcing rapid rescheduling or cancellation of appointments, adding delays to already strained operating waiting lists, impairing the mobility of patients and their ability to physically attend clinics and impacting the availability of doctors who frequently are required to be …

by Anthony Armenta

Learn about what social prescribing is; how it can benefit those seeking clinical services to boost health and well-being; and whyStrata Health is a leader in the area of digital tools for resource allocation. (September 2021) The award-winning Strata Health UK team is pleased to announce that Strata PathWays Social Prescribing software is available to …

by Anthony Armenta

Pre-pandemic remote monitoring enabled NYU Langone to reduce the need for outpatient clinic visits post-transplantation by two-thirds. The increased frequency of monitoring compared to in-clinic assessment also enabled the rapid identification of rejection or infection. Watch the full video now on how this app has helped patients with lung transplants check in from home Discover …

by Anthony Armenta

Strata Health UK improves primary care integration and referrals by advancing the quality and reliability of patient records and data. (August 2021) The Strata Health UK team, working in collaboration with clinicians in Morecambe Bay CCG, have created a custom dataset that provides the detailed data required for primary care clinicians to make high-quality referrals. While …

by Anthony Armenta

Dr Kit Latham, former A&E doctor and co-founder of healthcare recruitment software provider Credentially, discusses the issues causing clinician burnout and how technology can help to reform excess bureaucracy and strengthen patient safety. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all“ – Peter Drucker, Austrian-American educator The …

by Anthony Armenta

The nice feature of the ecosystem of the month is to showcase to our growing community of 20,000 experts,  860 organisations and 70 Health Ecosystems some of our older ecosystems. The South DENMARK eHealth ecosystem is one of the shining stars in the network of ECHAlliance ecosystems and it is little wonder with strong regional stakeholders, …

by Francesco Condello

As you know, the ECHAlliance is a partner in the DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) project. Besides many other interesting and relevant results which we have been previously communicated to you, the project team is now very proud to announce that DHE has delivered recommendations to the European Commission about the future European Health Data Space (EHDS). DHE …

by Francesco Condello

We are pleased to welcome the Canada AGE – WELL Ecosystem. Read the interesting interview with Michael Chrostowski, Business Development & Industry Relations Manager and Dorina Simeonov, Policy and Knowledge Mobilization Manager at AGE – WELL.  Who are the key stakeholders? Older adults Caregivers Researchers Trainees/students Community/ not-for-profit organizations Industry  Startups Government  What are the …

by Francesco Condello

Imagine if your interactions with health and care services were as easy as the rest of your digital life. Imagine if you had access to your online health record and could provide more feedback about what matters to you, knowing it would be heard and acted upon. Imagine if you could stay living at home …

by Francesco Condello

Anyone who has a chronic (skin) disease can look at it in two ways. On the one hand, you may be glad that the (skin) disease is not perceived as being as severe as other diseases. On the other hand, there is a feeling of denial of the seriousness of the disease, even though you …

by Francesco Condello

It’s nominations time again! Don’t miss your chance to nominate your star of the rare disease community, or enter yourself, for one of the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards 2022. The 12 award categories recognise the outstanding efforts of individuals, organisations, companies, researchers, scientists, media, and policy makers in bringing about change to improve the lives …

by Francesco Condello

Welcome to the conference held as a hybrid event hosted by Oulu University Hospital. Network with participants presenting their research and front-running health solutions. Learn how to make our everyday life and care safer and healthier. The past year and a half have been a tumultuous and uncertain time for all of us, especially in …

by Francesco Condello

Lithuania is becoming a growth hotspot for digital health as the Life Sciences sector here is regarded as one of the most highly developed in Central and Eastern Europe. Life Sciences is high on the political agenda and digital health sector therefore is boosted by an integrated network of science valleys and universities that supply …

by Francesco Condello

COVID-X will fund EU Companies and Healthcare Providers to boost data-driven solutions with the power to overcome challenges in Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Follow-up.  The funding is invested in products with TRL 7+ and [or in the process of] CE marking, covering two profiles: Single players (EU Tech SMEs / Start-Ups) validating their solutions at one …

by Francesco Condello

Better has won a contract to support Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership deliver a regional medicines record via the Better openEHR platform and Better Meds software that will serve a population of 1.8 million people. The Partnership is looking to integrate services across the region, adopting a centrally managed system that will …

by Francesco Condello

Elemental Software, the fast-growing provider of social prescribing technology has announced that it is to become part of Servelec, the leading supplier of digital care software across health, social care, education and youth services in the UK. Derry firm will continue to operate from current base under own brand and leadership team The acquisition of …

by Francesco Condello

This Alzheimer’s Month (September 2021) Zillah Moore, Director at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses the vital role technology can play in supporting people with dementia, and those who care for them. There are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and this number is projected to double to two million by 2050. People living with dementia …

by Francesco Condello
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