When:  Fri 6th October 2020 Time: 9am-11am Interaction in networks  If you work as an expert or manager and potentially belong to more than one network, this network day is for you! Welcome to the KEHO Network Day to hear interesting speeches, discuss and develop your skills in communication and interaction in networks. What are the typical …

by Heather Smith

The SHAFE Stakeholders Network is happy to release its Position Paper, developed in collaboration between SHAFE partners and the participants on the COST Action Net4AgeFriendly, to present recommendations that aim to promote healthier environments for all citizens and make environments accessible, sustainable and reachable for all, with the support of ICT. The Portuguese Ecosystem of the …

by Heather Smith

From October to November this year, the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association organises the ‘Bioeconomy anf life science development possibilities in the regions of Lithuania’ event tour. Events discourse with local business and government representatives, exchange of contacts for joint initiative (projects) will take place in Telšiai (10.15), Tauragė (11.05), Marijampolė (11.12), Panevėžys (11.17), Šiauliai, Alytus, Utena. …

by Heather Smith

Elemental offer support with funding bids to enable localities to reduce social isolation and increase the physical and mental wellbeing of communities Blog and video here Elemental share the learning on how localities across the UK around are reducing health inequalities during COVID Link to my Digileaders talk tomorrow here HTLH features Elemental and the …

by Heather Smith

Sé el primero en registrarte! #Earlybird para Argentina, Chile y Mexico. ECHAlliance está lanzando una plataforma para realizar un  mapeo de Startups de la Salud, con el fin de que inversores, Aceleradoras y VCs tengan acceso a visualizar la información acerca de startups en las que podrían invertir. Puedes registrar a tu startup en el …

by Heather Smith

Check out Elemental’s latest Social Prescribing Case Studies here

by Heather Smith

El pasado 7 de Octubre tuvo lugar el Ecosistema de salud conectada de Argentina donde se discutieron aspectos de la Neurociencia y Tecnología 3D aplicada a la Salud – Programa para startups: presentación de mapeo y lanzamiento de desafío para startup.  Pudimos escuchar a Eugenio Bonelli presentando el mapeo y lanzamiento de desafío para startups, …

by Heather Smith

Akinox Solutions, one of ECHAlliance most recent member, has been at the forefront of Canada’s Pandemic Response.  In Quebec, its round-the-clock support to the Health and Social Services Ministry and Public Health Authorities across the province enabled the improvement and scale-up of case management and contact tracing as COVID-19 spread rapidly across the province. This …

by Heather Smith

Codex4SMEs (Companion diagnostics expedited for small and medium-sized businesses) is an Interreg North-West-Europe-funded project, which improves healthcare by enhanced adoption of Personalized Medicine in Europe. The project consortium consists of nine project partners of seven different countries from Germany, The Netherlands, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria and UK. Codex4SMEs is establishing a transnational European network, which …

by Heather Smith

Raccoon.World makes efficient, engaging, timely physical rehabilitation accessible to everyone in need. The solution moves the whole rehab process in digital, from patient examination to progress monitoring. Raccoon.Recovery’s uniqueness is integrated video games in the rehab course that help patients to forget about the pain and recover faster. To get the most out of gained …

by Heather Smith

From the 12 applications that qualified for the smart city solutions competition – Tallinnovation, the city of Tallinn, together with the research and business centre Tehnopol, selected five winners who will make the city’s services and environment more comfortable and modern for both the residents and visitors. The winning solutions were proposed by the following …

by Heather Smith

We are looking for a start-up/SME: developing innovative & impacting tools for the management of anxiety in the mental health context (Alzheimer’s or PTSD) developing projects at any research and development stages to allow consolidating more established products or conceive new ideas able to test their product within the project timeframe (until September 2023) committed to develop and test 1 prototype for patients to …

by Heather Smith

German health minister Jens Spahn has announced €3 billion for hospitals to invest in modern emergency capacities, digitisation and IT security. The funding for projects to modernise the hospital system will be provided under the hospital future fund (KHZF), from the health fund’s liquidity reserve. This will cover 70% of projects and 30% will be …

by Heather Smith

Our solution, “Health Services Libraries” brings together “health and social care services” including public, private and not for profit organisations to have a “Single Source of Truth” for health providers, policymakers, consumers and researchers enabling data to cross-jurisdictional borders Our solution significantly reduces the fragmentation, cost and effort of data silos. This enables better care …

by Heather Smith

‘We must learn and do better and this is an opportunity to introduce change and embrace it’ says Brian O’Connor, Chair at ECHAlliance What’s your name and what position do you hold? Brian O’Connor, Chair at ECHAlliance, the Global Connector for Digital Health. What are your day to day responsibilities? To ensure we achieve the …

by Heather Smith

#RIES20 is an international forum led by the Cluster Saúde de Galicia (CSG). It is the meeting platform for the main agents of the public and private health sector at the European level. This year, the theme for the V Forum RIES20 will be “Silver Economy: Food and Quality of Life”. It will focus on …

by Heather Smith

We would like to invite you to our WORKSHOP OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT OF INNOVATION that will take place online during Smart City Live on the 18th of November. Participation is free of charge and may be an opportunity for public bodies to promote their innovation efforts in front of an international audience. The programme is aimed at Managers of Innovation departments of public …

by Heather Smith

The Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI), one of Scotland’s seven innovation centres, today announced a brand refresh and name change, to reflect the organisation’s evolution into its Phase 2 business plan and beyond. From Monday the 5th of October, DHI will be known as the Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre. The name change, …

by Heather Smith

Europe’s rapidly ageing population means that better and more effective services ensuring the wellbeing of people cost-effectively, need to be developed. Digital services, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and robotics offer a growing number of opportunities for wellbeing and ac- tive living in rural and remote areas.

by Heather Smith

Author: Tjaša Zajc When University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust decided to procure an electronic prescribing and medication management system, it was hard to imagine that it would take almost seven years before the system would be used in clinical practice. Without a doubt, making the decision to choose and implement any healthcare IT project is …

by Heather Smith

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