Is outsourcing also suitable in MedTech? If yes, what should you outsource? Find out. While there are many factors that affect whether a MedTech startup succeeds, the question of time is usually one of the biggest. You need to be able to the time to market for your product as much as possible and this …

by Francesco Condello

Northern Ireland homecare provider Connected Health has embarked on a challenge to recruit 100 care workers in just seven days, amid a staffing crisis in the sector. The leading domiciliary care provider says it’s “answering the call” to address the critical recruitment deficit which threatens to cripple the sector across the island of Ireland and …

by Francesco Condello
by Francesco Condello

CSG is leading the capitalisation of the neuroATLANTIC project, which focuses on early detection of Alzheimer’s and stroke signals to save lives and increase the quality of life of European citizens. This project is driven not only for research companies or institutions. It also aims to find ways to take the know-how to the market …

by Francesco Condello

Ferrer4Future is an open innovation program that aims to empower entrepreneurs to co-develop disruptive health solutions using digital technology. Here is your last chance to participate in the Ferrer4Future Partnership Program.  The application will remain open until the 29th of September 2021.  Program benefits for the winner include mentorship and training, partnership, access to resources …

by Francesco Condello

Putting Healthcare Professionals at the heart of what we do. At TriMedika, we did research to find out what the biggest issues with thermometers are right now according to nurses. Find out what the key issues are with traditional medical thermometers as told by end users themselves. We used this information to design and develop …

by Francesco Condello

There has never been a more critical time to listen to staff and get their insight into how they are feeling about returning to work. Providing suitable guidance and training for employees will ensure that they feel prepared and confident enough to return to the office. Wranx has recently created a module which is designed …

by Francesco Condello

Learn how our innovative NeedleSmart technology offers the opportunity to move hypodermic needles, syringes and consumables associated with the injection/vaccination process away from conventional sharps bins to a solution that allows recycling to become a possibility. NeedleSmart offers a sustainable % decrease in waste disposal, > 25% reduction in sharps bin requirement and an associated …

by Francesco Condello

The breakthrough paper presents a summary of the main conclusions drawn from 14 interviews with European experts towards the creation of European guidelines on data sharing governance models and best practices. The work undertaken was within the framework set by the DigitalHealthEurope (DHE) H2020 project on citizen-controlled data governance and data sharing, in which ECHAlliance …

by Francesco Condello

On 13-15 September 2021, the next HL7® FHIR® Connectathon will host the Vulcan Accelerator track dedicated to Electronic Product Information (ePI). Gravitate Health will actively participate, contributing specific, consumer-centred use cases to the event. More about the ePI track and Gravitate Health’s role below.  We are looking for app developers, electronic health record vendors, business …

by Francesco Condello

Learn more about co-creation, user involvement and next-level digital tools for health The Got-IT Project Got-IT will deliver an online toolkit to assist the design of inclusive eHealth solutions targeting the promotion of healthy lifestyles among older adults with low eHealth literacy, promoting citizen empowerment and contributing to the fight against health disparities in Europe. …

by Francesco Condello

Big data: how it will help us? The goal of this summit is to combine the different perspectives of data scientists, healthcare professionals, patients and governance to find the much-needed consensus for the next generation of healthcare systems. Join us and share your views and experience. We are pleased to announce that Lord Nigel Crisp …

by Francesco Condello

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) have teamed up with Huma to pilot remote monitoring of patients with cardiac issues (heart failure) across Wales via an app in their own homes. Interim results are already allowing early discharge from hospital for some patients as they are being …

by Anthony Armenta

Siemens Healthineers acquired Varian this April to join forces and develop cancer treatment solutions through the power of AI and automation. The company leaders in Finland share their thoughts on cancer care continuum, next level AI and the collaboration possibilities in Helsinki’s health ecosystem. As Siemens Healthineers completed its acquisition of Varian in April 2021, a truly holistic operator …

by Anthony Armenta

The much awaited call for applications for the Commonwealth Digital Health Awards (CWDHA) 2021 has now been released. CWDHA is a window of opportunity for start-ups and innovators to reach the next level and beyond with global recognition, investment opportunities, greater market reach, mentorship and through technical and business expertise and guidance. The applications are …

by Anthony Armenta

The 2nd edition of the e-Health Investment Forum will focus on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare. Startups working on software and algorithms for diagnosis, personalized medicine and treatment protocols, drug development processes and patient monitoring are invited to apply before September 5th! When: September 28th, 2021 at 4pm Where: Accessible online Last year, Barcelona Health Hub, Col·legi de …

by Anthony Armenta

6G Flagship coordinated by the University of Oulu, the world’s first and leading 6G research, development and innovation program, and Singapore have agreed on mutual 6G technology collaboration. The partnership will focus on research and development collaboration on 6G technology. The goal is also to notably contribute to global standardization and regulatory development of 6G …

by Anthony Armenta

Global market leading health and care technology company, Tunstall Healthcare has announced the appointment of Gary Steen as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As Group CTO, Gary will lead Tunstall’s innovation and development function globally. He will be responsible for all solutions and products from Tunstall’s technology delivery centres in the UK, Sweden and Germany. …

by Anthony Armenta

The technology providers selected in the COVID-X Programme integrate their solutions with the COVID-X Sandbox, which allows for the support of software integration, testing and deployment activities. Launched in April 2021, the first release of the COVID-X Sandbox includes core data-driven services that comprise data integration services of closed historical health data sets, as well …

by Anthony Armenta

Zillah Moore, Director at Tunstall Healthcare, discusses how technology can facilitate reforms, support the UK in becoming a global health and social care leader, and enable us to build back better. The Covid-19 pandemic has placed a significant spotlight on the need for greater collaboration between, and transformation of the UK’s health and social care …

by Anthony Armenta

This mini-report contains topline information on the demographics of selected European countries, their eHealth initiatives, as well as the potential impact of COVID-19 on their development. These eHealth initiatives are mostly state-sanctioned or in collaboration with government organisations. Barriers to eHealth adoption and potential solutions from the perspective of regulators and decision-makers are outlined. To …

by Anthony Armenta

Semantic Interoperability in healthcare has been one of the most difficult health data sharing issues in the sector. A new AI company in Luxembourg now offers affordable, accessible and highly sophisticated AI to help hospitals, health insurers and health data holders to align health record contents and make them machine-readable. Dynaccurate SARL is a new …

by Anthony Armenta

Connected Health Group has partnered with Dublin catering firm Carroll Food Services in an initiative designed to transform home care nutrition for older people in Ireland. As Ireland’s fastest growing home care provider, Connected Health has identified a ‘huge deficiency’ in nutritional meals available to older people in assisted living situations. Initiative launched to transform …

by Anthony Armenta

Being ethical is key to building trust and making people comfortable with using digital health solutions. But without any universal or localized norms and behaviors to ensure technology’s optimum functionality for everyone, what exactly does that entail? Ollie Smith, Strategy Director & Head of Ethics at Koa Health, explores if wellbeing apps can be ethical. …

by Anthony Armenta

One of the most common devices in hospitals worldwide are thermometers. However, did you know that this one device produces vast amounts of plastic waste? Many traditional contact thermometers have single-use plastic probe covers that must be changed after every reading. Is there a way to stop this unnecessary plastic use in our hospitals? The …

by Anthony Armenta

Coordinator of the candidate EDIH Health Hub that leads the Digital Health Corridor of Collaboration, iED organises the first Health Hub roundtable on Artificial Intelligence “Advances and Future Directions of Applied Artificial Intelligence: Case Studies Across Domains”  online on 1 July 2021. The first Health Hub roundtable on Artificial Intelligence “Advances and Future Directions of …

by Francesco Condello

Oxford Brain Diagnostics is currently developing a new software tool (beta version) for the interpretation of MRI images, pulling together current methods (like brain atrophy) with a new measure that analyses brain degradation at a cellular level.  The company is looking for clinicians (neurologists, old age psychiatrists, radiologists) interested in learning about this novel way …

by Francesco Condello

A new report by the County Councils Network (CCN) calls for the greater integration of technology within social care services. New report recently released by the County Councils Network (CCN) calls for the greater integration of technology within social care services. Survey reveals that rurality, costs, and a lack of knowledge are significant barriers in …

by Francesco Condello
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