Dementia is considered one of the biggest social and health policy challenges of the 21st century. Currently, there are 50 million people living with dementia worldwide, with 240,000 people with dementia living in Bavaria. For people with dementia and their families, dementia is associated with numerous fears and burdens. In order to provide support, participation …

by Heather Smith

NHS Borders clinicians can now access real-time patient data and information more efficiently, improving the quality and outcomes of referrals to downstream services, thanks to a newly deployed integrated interface between Strata Health and SCI Store. Using a single set of credentials, clinicians can log in to the Strata Health platform, auto-populate forms with patient …

by Heather Smith

At Wellola, we believe that only the sickest of the sick should be hospitalised. We offer healthcare providers secure digital communication tools to care for & communicate with their patients. Our communications portal reduces healthcare costs (less postage/no shows, increased remote patient monitoring & care delivery, self-management of care). Features Patient Portal – own branded …

by Heather Smith

Four virtual webinars over October and November: 8th October: Healthy Ageing – A Challenge for Innovative Solutions 22nd October: Unlocking Innovation and Collaboration for Healthy Ageing 5th November: Making Innovation A Reality: UK Experiences 19th November: Regional Initiatives and Innovation Award These are a series of workshops which aim to bring together policymakers, researchers and business to discuss the …

by Heather Smith

NORTH FERGUS, ON, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ – Members, families and retirees of the Ontario Provincial Police Association, and the OPP Commissioned Officers’ Association will now have better access to mental health supports thanks to a new partnership announced today. This builds on an earlier partnership forged six months ago in response to the growing mental health crisis …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to inform you that 13 Thematic Workshops have been awarded by the WE4AHA project. They will take place online during October and November. All the thematic workshops are open and please do not hesitate to forward the invitation to your contacts who might be interested.  Registration is now open for all workshops.  Overview of …

by Heather Smith

The second edition of the ITU Innovation Challenges, co-organized by EQUALS​ and INPUT Hungary,​ ran from 4 May to 31 August 2020, receiving submissions from 26 countries. The winners were announced on 17 September. A jury of 12, with six external experts and six ITU experts, selected the winning ideas. A total of 20 winners— 12 women and 8 men—have been chosen across the three …

by Heather Smith

Since COVID-19 arrived, there has been a 25% rise in health app downloads, from 4 to 5 million every day. But what are the trends behind this headline figure? As ORCHA supplies health app libraries to 50% of NHS England regions, we have unique insight into the healthcare concerns of the nation. Download the COVID-19: …

by Heather Smith

A large part of the dementia-stricken citizens at the care centers in Kerteminde Municipality’s now have their circadian rhythm clarified. Each citizen will be followed via a monitor around the clock for a week. The information will be used to adapt the care to the individual citizen. The project provides benefits for both the citizen, …

by Heather Smith

We are delighted to invite you ‘Back to CONNECT University’ from 21st September until 2nd October 2020 for a top-class learning opportunity with digital health as the overarching topic. With the use of technology in health now more important than ever, CONNECT University welcomes everyone to join its special fifth edition that aims to share …

by Heather Smith

Bavaria’s Startup Scene on the Road to Success despite Coronavirus Hubert Aiwanger, Minister of Economic Affairs: “Bavaria’s startups are crisis-proof” • Bavaria’s startup scene is currently generating positive headlines• Innovation hubs as driving force of development• InsurTech Hub Munich and Digital Health Hub Nuremberg/Erlangen have started a joint innovation program for health solutions Bavaria’s startups …

by Heather Smith

Our Montreal Ecosystem has been busy over the summer and have launch 2 new incubators CQIB Life Science Incubator : Known as a “life sciences incubator,” the CQIB is located in a repurposed research facility on Cartier Blvd. West in the heart of Laval’s thriving Cité de la Bio-Technologie district. It offers mentoring services not just to …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome Treviso Health and Social Care Innovation Ecosystem (Italy) Watch the interview to Oscar Zanutto, Treviso ecosystem coordinator here:

by Heather Smith

How should clinicians overcome the ethical challenges associated with the use of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology?  Tune in to Medscape activity to learn more about the use of deep learning deep learning (DL) systems and artificial intelligenceI in the diagnosis of eye diseases. The goal of this activity is to increase clinicians’ knowledge of the latest data …

by Heather Smith

Smart infusion therapy monitoring device manufacturer Monidor secures 1M € in funding from Voima Ventures as the lead investor of the round.  Finnish medical tech company, Monidor, has finished its latest investment round, receiving 1M € from the deep tech fund Voima Ventures and Innovestor. Prior to the current round, Monidor has been backed up by Butterfly Ventures and …

by Heather Smith

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta said: In 2014, when I was drafting the policies for the Modi administration, we put the overarching theme of “Increasing access, improving quality, and lowering the cost of healthcare delivery” in the BJP Election Manifesto, and this was again reflected in our National Health Policy 2017, which detailed our vision for digital …

by Heather Smith

In COVID19-times, it’s a risky and vulnerable task for a human being to screen patients and relatives coming for a visit to a care facility. In order to protect the human being from the coronavirus, scenarios where the robot Pepper is the first agent one meets when enrolling for a care meeting are designed and …

by Heather Smith

The Executive Council of WFIPP is excited to present the ‘Support In Continence’ platform which is intended to act as a helpful resource for all stakeholders, patients, families, carers, HCPs and institutions who are in some way involved in the patient pathway relating to incontinence. Ofcourse, many guidelines are already in existence but the WFIPP …

by Heather Smith

The DISH’s Consortium is pleased to launch the online workshop “DISH – Digital skills for the health workforce – European Reference Group first workshop“, which will take place on 30th September 2020 at 14:00 – 15:30 CEST. The workshop will allow the dissemination of DISH, its objectives, activities, and progress and will be the occasion …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance and the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data organised a Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday 3rd September 2020 (13:00 – 16:30 CEST) under the topic Acceptance Criteria for Societal Trust in the Use of Health Data. With the sponsorship of J&J and Microsoft, this event is branded under the Digital Health Society (DHS) and …

by Heather Smith

Read the concerted paper between SmartWork partners and projects on the role of AI technologies in working through COVID-19 and its aftermath.The SmartWork project, under the leadership of Cáritas Coimbra and the ECHAlliance for its Concertation Activities, invited all projects funded by the European Union under the call SC1-DTH-2018-1  to join the efforts to elaborateon the …

by Heather Smith

The company TietoEVERY is testing out their indoor tracing solution. How can this change the health system, and contribute to modernizing the way we work? Norwegian Smart Care Cluster and the Lab that is a part of the cluster is running this project. They run it together with the company TietoEVERY and other companies that …

by Heather Smith

The Commonwealth Digital Health Awards (CWDHA), which was scheduled to be held in May 2020 in Geneva will now be held on 7th November 2020 as a virtual ceremony. The 4th iteration of the CWDHA was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the call for submissions was extended. The response to this year’s call …

by Heather Smith

Who are the key stakeholders of your ecosystem? Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia, Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Chamber of Commerce in South Ostrobothnia, Into Seinäjoki – Seinäjoki Business Development, Kuortane Olympic Training Center, The Federations of Muncipalities in Health Care in South Ostrobothnia, The Memory Association of South Ostrobothnia, …

by Heather Smith

On September 10, HealthDay.si and Roche Slovenija organized the Welcome to the Future event in Cankarjev dom, which showed in terms of content and technology that we can also step forward bravely in healthcare. The hybrid event,  which took place live both in the hall and online, as well as with 360 ° transmission in virtual reality,  …

by Heather Smith

Tunstall Healthcare has won the ‘Leading Innovators in Assisted Living Technology 2020’ award at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2020, and the ‘Best Non-Clinical Equipment, Product or Service Supplier’ for its revolutionary nurse call system, Tunstall Carecom, in the Care Home Awards 2020.   The Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards commends work that contributes towards promoting …

by Heather Smith

The International Zendal Awards were set up with the intention of recognising the work of those institutions, public or private, that develop their work in the field of animal as well as human health, and that have shown merit and commitment in carrying out these principles, within the areas related to vaccines, prevention, biotechnology and …

by Heather Smith

#RIES is the international reference forum at regional and national level to address the challenges and opportunities of the health ecosystem. Led by the CSG (Cluster Saúde de Galicia) it is created as a meeting point between the main agents of the health and social care sector of the public and private sector at European level in collaboration …

by Heather Smith
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