Ernst & Young, a global leader in advisory services, published a report on how to create the right data environment for a connected health ecosystem. Reflecting on their report, we published a paper on how digital transformation can help improve the work of medical teams. Both documents discuss approaches on how to overcome the tech …

by Heather Smith

Delivering a Mental Health App Framework for the Netherlands At any one time, 12 per cent of the population, or an estimated 110 million people, across the WHO European Region, experience a mental health condition(1). For convenience, confidentiality and functionality, an increasing number of people experiencing mental ill health look to access support online. But …

by Heather Smith

(London, UK) October 21, 2020 – 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 …

by Heather Smith

HERHealthEQ is proud to announce the launch of the HumNari breast cancer detection program in India.  The HumNari program will be launched in early 2021 for the screening of breast cancer in India and has the goal of screening over 60,000 women annually for breast cancer.  HERHealthEQ is a global social enterprise that provides equipment …

by Heather Smith

On 15 October, EUREGHA coordinated the `Cohesion policy and health- Investing in a healthy and socially just development´ workshopin partnership with the European Committee of the Regions, DG SANTE from the European Commission, and EuroHealthnet. The workshop was organized within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2020. Mr Normunds Popens, Deputy Director-General for DG for Regional and …

by Heather Smith

A solid investment in digital literacy, increasing information on data sharing and promoting solutions that empower citizens in the sharing of their data were some of the conclusions from the  workshop “Trust, citizen empowerment and the role of digital literacy on health data sharing” that the ECHAlliance and SPMS organized, under the DigitalHealthEurope project  at …

by Heather Smith

Tunstall Healthcare is calling on health and social care leaders to invest in technological solutions in order to protect vulnerable people as winter approaches. The UK-based pioneering software, hardware and services company has developed a sophisticated remote patient monitoring (RPM) platform which can support vulnerable people in their community, enabling early interventions to avoid the …

by Heather Smith

Connected Health GB is planning major expansion across North West England over the next 12 months with career care professional Phil Tattersall at the helm as Operations Manager. Phil is well known in Liverpool for his explosive energy, dogged determination and organisational skills on the rugby field with St Mary’s RFC in Crosby – and …

by Heather Smith

Elemental win DigiLeaders 100 Healthtech Innovation AND the overall 2020 award Commenting on the awards, Elemental CEO and Co-founder Jennifer Neff said: “In just two years, we have grown from a small start-up by two former community development workers into an essential part of the rapidly expanding social prescribing world. It is a tribute to …

by Heather Smith

This event was a first for Northern Ireland and showcased examples from a range of EU partners of how Northern Ireland is co-operating and working cohesively throughout Europe to deliver safer and more effective medicines use. Medicines safety is a global priority. The Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre is recognised as a driving force in Europe …

by Heather Smith

Measuring body temperature with a regular thermometer is yesterday: TempID, the member of Connected Health Cluster, offers an innovative hard- and software solution that measures and records body temperature. With the help of AI4Diag and thanks to pilot-build of health-data collection algorithms, TempID took the measuring of body temperature to a whole new level. During …

by Heather Smith

PhysioNow, the online tool providing an agile and remote triaging tool for all Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, has extended its pilot to ensure continued access for patients. This will continue to alleviate pressure on the teams at Cwm Taf Morgannwg and Hywel Dda University Health Boards. As part of the Welsh Government’s COVID-19 Digital Solutions Fund, Connect Health was …

by Heather Smith

1. What are the key stakeholders of Digital Health Mexico Ecosystem? Academia: Universities and Research Centers Government    Startups Companies   Society 2. What are the main objectives of your ecosystem? Link all stakeholders to promote high impact health projects Help them to connect locally, regionally, nationally and internationally Promote knowledge exchange Help to solve …

by Heather Smith

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of cooperation between sectors and actors in ensuring our healthcare systems work to their optimum ability in preventing premature deaths. 33 organisations across the health community have put together concrete recommendations on how the EU could lead in areas such as healthcare systems, policies for health, research …

by Heather Smith

In my pocket, I have a miniature penguin to whom I’ve started confiding my fears. I told it I felt worried about a second wave of Covid-19, and it suggested I run through worst-case scenarios – and then assess how likely they were to happen. Once I’d concluded that they were in fact unlikely, I found …

by Heather Smith

El próximo 4 de noviembre a las 10:30 ART el Ecosistema ECHAlliance Argentina estará llevando a cabo un webinar en vivo por Zoom para ECHAlliance y Cluster de las Américas.  El webinar es denominado “El Hospital del Futuro” y será promocionado en toda latinoamérica. Contamos con la participación de Eyal Zimlichman, MDDeputy Director, Chief Medical …

by Heather Smith

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US neurologists, hematology/oncology specialists, and ophthalmologists. The goal of this activity is to increase knowledge about the technologies being used to advance personalized health care, the potential impact of these approaches on all stakeholders, and ongoing research. Upon completion of this activity, participants will: Have …

by Heather Smith

The European Commission shared in early October the state of play on streamlining the numerous paper-based or electronically managed model grant agreements (MGAs). The new Corporate MGA for use as from 2021 harmonises the contractual models and guidance for all post-2020 programmes such as Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Erasmus+, and many others. The Commission is …

by Heather Smith

ECHAlliance and SPMS (Shared Services of the Portuguese Ministry of Health) are organising a joint online workshop in the Health Data Forum, that will take place in the 28th October at 12:30 CET, in the scope of the work they have developed in the H2020 DigitalHealthEurope project, along with partners such as empirica, and i~HD, …

by Heather Smith

Monday 9th November, 13:00 – 17:00 | Online Join us at the start of Longevity week to hear about the work of the Healthy Ageing team and meet our ambitious, innovative funding recipients. Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester – the world’s first age-friendly city region – will address the showcase as keynote speaker at …

by Heather Smith

85% of Health Apps in the U.S. Do Not Meet Quality Thresholds The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced a new partnership with ORCHA (Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps) to create a review process for the U.S. to enable healthcare providers, insurers, and employers to give patients access to safe and effective health apps. ORCHA’s …

by Heather Smith

All Policies for a Healthy Europe Digital health has been around for decades. Cynics would even say that technology has long overpromised and underdelivered. However, its true potential to improve citizens’ health & well-being has recently reached a greater level ofgeneral awareness. Citizens’ interest in digital healthcare is on the rise, but the acceptance of …

by Heather Smith

The medical community is well aware of cardiac muscle damage caused by lack of oxygen and certain other conditions – which often lead to heart failure and subsequent death. So far, there has been a large number of patients suffering from this – but only limited treatment options. Helsinki-based startup EpiHeart is tackling the challenge through an …

by Heather Smith

The first, of a series of 3, workshop with the DISH European Reference Group (ERG) members, virtually hosted by ECHAlliance with the organisational support of EHMA, had the duble objective of sharing the the project’s objectives, activities, and progress and to initiate a fruitful dialogue with the ERG to expand on the project stakeholders’ reach. …

by Heather Smith

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta is doing research on how COVID-19 impacted medical practice, it will take about a minute to answer the multiple-choice questions. Of course, you can choose to remain anonymous. We will share the details of where this study is published if you leave your email id. Thanks for your valuable time. Prof. Rajendra …

by Heather Smith

We are pleased to welcome Digital Health Portugal Ecosystem Watch the interview to Pedro Cid Ferreira and Paul Nunesdiam, Portugal ecosystem coordinators here:

by Heather Smith

Biotech Santé Bretagne is involved into INTENCIVE project (Interreg Europe) aiming at rethinking health services in the ageing society using genuine customer orientation and innovation-driven health technology to guarantee high quality and accessibility.  Biotech Santé Bretagne identified 11 good practices in e-Health sector and began the evaluation process of some of these best practices.  The …

by Heather Smith

Multi-sector perspectives on demand-driven innovation in the context of Scotland’s health and care system Improving the ways in which we work together toco-create, test and develop new digital solutions, which become digitally enabled services, is a team sport. This is the ethos of the ACSELL project and the Living Lab approach. Scotland is one of the …

by Heather Smith