The role of Digital Health and Care in response to COVID-19 & the momentum for change The expansion and deployment of digital tools has been a significant feature of the global response to COVID-19. Digital solutions have been used to maintain access to existing services, to provide newly required COVID-19 specific services and, to facilitate …

by Francesco Condello

COVID-19 – How to effectively communicate the need for change? The COVID-19 pandemics has proven to be a catalyst of change and of greater demand for coordinated and integrated health and social care services, with healthcare professionals and citizens at the centre of this change. This includes the need for effective communication strategies, including both …

by Francesco Condello

What is EUPATI? The European Patients’ Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) is a multi-stakeholder, public – private partnership with a mission to empower patients through education. Since its inception as an IMI-project in 2012 and as an established Foundation today, EUPATI provides education and training for patients in medicines R&D. EUPATI aims to increase the capacity and …

by marsa

Arrowfast are proud to announce that they’ve joined the European Connected Health Alliance. They will be working closely with the ECHAlliance team to support medical device startups from planning to developing their device. Andy Bleaden, Director of Ecosystems and Membership at the ECHAlliance, said: We welcome Arrowfast into our global community and hope we can …

by marsa

A lot of things will get easier once the transfer of information is improved. In the UK, NHS Digital is making important progress in this direction. “However, medication management won’t necessarily be easier in the future,” warned Roko Malkoč. The reason, he mentioned, is the increasing number of tech solutions in the clinical setting. “There are AI-driven support …

by marsa

Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, UK, 10 May, 2021 – The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) today announced the formation of the Global Health Connector Partnership (GHCP), a consortium of organisations committed to improving health and care for citizens worldwide through the appropriate use of digital technologies.  The following organisations join ECHAlliance as founders of the …

by marsa

Health Cluster Portugal | Value-Based Healthcare (HCP|VBH) Project public presentation that will take place on 13th May 2021, 10am to 11:15am on the Zoom platform. This project started in 2018 with Cataract Surgery and was distinguished by the World Economic Forum’s Global Coalition for Value in Healthcare as one of the four Innovation Hub. The …

by Francesco Condello

The AIHQ is the data driven function of the Innovation Centre focusing on harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and healthcare data to innovate and improve outcomes for children and their families Alder Hey Children’s Hospital enjoys an international reputation in many disciplines and has over the last few years become recognised as a leader …

by Francesco Condello

North Estonia Medical Centre initiating a development project “OnKontakt” to create a digital collaboration model supporting cancer patients during their treatment. The main aim of the project is to improve the quality of life of cancer patients, reduce the number of unnecessary ER visits, improve patient counselling, collaboration between different medical specialists and use patient …

by Francesco Condello

First social care investment in Kenya by James Mbatia Kinuthia born 1981, who grew up in outskirts of Nairobi in Kibiku Village. Founder at Sj Remedial Homes for the Aged Kenya . Joined care sector in year 2001, a graduate in Clinical Medicine and Community Health Year 2010 certified in Geriatrics and Gerontology at International …

by Francesco Condello

The 9th annual conference of The Telemedicine Society of India (TSI), Odisha Chapter (Oditelemedicon 2021) was organized by TSI, Odisha Chapter with support from Indian Medical Association(IMA), Odisha state branch on 11th April 2021. The venue for the conference was Telemedicine Resource Center, SCB MCH, Cuttack. The theme of the conference was “ICT-enabled metamorphosis of …

by Francesco Condello

St. Claraspital in Basel, Switzerland have switched to TRITEMP™ non-contact thermometer in their ICU ward. By doing so they have saved money, saved nurses time, improved patient comfort and removed a source of infection as they no longer need to touch the patient when taking temperatures. Temperatures are taken daily on every patient, in every …

by Francesco Condello

This magazine was created on the initiative of the European Patient Advocacy Group (ePAG) members of the Vascular Anomalies Working Group(VASCA WG) in VASCERN and was kindly supported financially by VASCERN  through its European Union co-funding. For this we would like to thank the VASCERN coordination team in Paris. Our thanks also go to the …

by Francesco Condello

New report from Koa Health finds that over two in five (43%) of companies agree that mental health is not a cultural priority despite over half of UK organisations (56%) seeing an increase in employee demand for mental health support Koa Health, a digital mental healthcare provider offering personalised employee solutions, today launches a new …

by Francesco Condello

Get an overview of the role of Biobanks by asking directly the professionals of each field DATE: 17 th MAY 2021TIME: 2 pm – 3 pm CET (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna AGENDA Biobanks play a key role in finding biomarkers that help to improve healthcare by adopting personalized medicine. However, for small …

by Francesco Condello

The webinar How to build and nurture a regional/national ecosystem gathered around 70 participants on the 29th April 2021, within a collaboration of the COST Action NET4Age-Friendly with the ECHAlliance. In this session, the main aim was to provide the Action participants with the adequate strategy, tools and exemplary cases that support them to promote …

by Francesco Condello

South-West Oltenia Regional Development Agency, together with the Chamber of Commerce from Genova, Italy, as Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) partners and members of theHealthcare Sector Group within EEN, invites you to attend the international brokerage event Meet in Italy for Life Sciences (MIT4LS).  The event was born as an opportunity for collaboration and development in …

by Francesco Condello

In JYVSECTEC´s cyber range physical devices integrated with virtual services form a plausible infrastructure for realistic cyber security exercises for healthcare actors. The environment is being built in Healthcare Cyber Range (HCCR) project. The project aims to secure continuity in patient safety and care by raising healthcare professionals’ awareness and knowledge on cyber threats and defense methods through realistic cyber security exercises. …

by Francesco Condello

We are delighted to welcome our new member Arrowfast from Slovenia, who is looking to meet MedTech Startups & Innovators.  Andy Bleaden Director of Ecosystems and Membership at ECHAlliance said ” We welcome Arrowfast into our global community and hope we can collaborate with their proven  expertise in medtech support for our both members and …

by Francesco Condello

The pandemic has turbo-charged the move among healthcare professionals to digital solutions. A social impact company has responded, bringing creativity and new tools to vastly extend the reach of medical training to doctors and other healthcare professionals across India and sub-Saharan Africa–areas that have been hugely underserved. With a social impact mission at its core …

by Francesco Condello

A wide range of support for businesses, innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers goes live this month to catalyse and accelerate economic growth and the adoption of healthtech innovation. Through events, workshops and direct introductions, the new Healthtech Catalyst Network will link to expertise from industry, academia, the public sector, investor networks and entrepreneurs to stimulate innovation …

by Francesco Condello

Are you providing solutions (service, innovation, product) to people of 65+ to support active and healthy ageing? Would you like to reach a bigger impact with your service? Do you wish to share your good practice with peers? The aim of this survey is to map current practices in measuring the impact of innovative solution. …

by Francesco Condello

Pure IP, a leading global provider of enterprise voice communications, is delighted to announce the launch Connected Voice, a low-touch, cost-effective solution for small and medium sized businesses looking to add voice to Microsoft Teams using Direct Routing. Connected Voice allows organizations with 25 users and above to order the telephony services they require online …

by Francesco Condello

Early detection, tracking of progression and differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and dementia in general to help find a cure. Oxford Brain Diagnostics Ltd is a spinout company from the University of Oxford developing diagnostics based on changes in the brain at the cellular level, with focus on diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease – early detection, progression …

by Francesco Condello

The conference is the first event in Poland dedicated to artificial intelligence in health only, bringing together the largest, most important industry organizations, as well as representatives of the public side. Andy Bleaden from ECHAlliance will also be presenting. The Council of Ministers adopted the “Policy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence in Poland”, which …

by Francesco Condello

About this consultation Feedback period: 31 March 2021 – 12 May 2021  (midnight Brussels time) Topic: Public health Target audience This consultation concerns the creation of a European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority. The Commission aims to ensure that the public and all concerned stakeholders can provide their views and input. For this reason, this …

by Heather Smith

A multi-annual Roadmap towards the Integrated Ecosystem implies a sequence of Programmes.  CNR-IRPPS Italian Nat’l Research Council classify these Programmes according to 5 degrees of complexity of their process transformation, from tele-visit and tele-consultation up to the long-term management of multiple chronic diseases and frailty. They explored the difficulty of deploying a Programme, related to …

by Francesco Condello
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