According to e-estonia.com, Estonia has been included in the list as one of the most valuable success stories in the field of Internet of Things (IoT) by the World Bank Group report of 2017. The exchange of information and data between different smart devices is already part of our daily lives. Multinational companies like General Electrics – which has shifted …

by Heather Smith

In Brussels on the 30th January, 50 of the DHS Task Forces members  met in the premises of the Northern Ireland Office in Brussels.  The DHS Task Forces are part of the DHS movement initiated last year during the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council, by the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and the …

by Heather Smith

Blockchain is the best known distributed ledger technology. A ledger is a database which keeps a final and definitive record of transactions. Records, once stored, cannot be tampered without leaving behind a clear track. Blockchain enables a ledger to be held in a network across a series of nodes, which avoids one centralised location and …

by Heather Smith

THE 3RD EDITION OF THE AUTONOMY AT HOME DAY, CO-ORGANIZED BY CAREGIVERS-NEAR BRUSSELS AND SISD-BRUSSELS, TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018 AT THE CULTURAL CENTER OF FLAGEY. The day was  for healthcare professionals and home caregivers, as well as the general public. It took place in two stages: 09h00 | Opening of the day by …

by Heather Smith

On 25 January 2018 we took part in a workshop led by Ian Spero (Agile Ageing Alliance, Innovate UK and the European Enterprise Network) to target the forthcoming Horizon 2020 call SC1-DTH-03-2018: Adaptive Smart Work and Living Environments supporting active and healthy ageing. This call will be of interest to members as it looking to …

by Heather Smith

Together with groups such as children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, elderly and citizens affected by diabetes, the IC-Health project is currently co-creating various Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to help improve the level of digital health literacy among European citizens. This will help people to play a more active role in their health. The …

by Heather Smith

The age of the autonomous vehicle will usher in sweeping changes to transportation, energy consumption, passenger safety and business efficiency. But before autonomous cars can transform modern life, cities will have to transform themselves. Smart cities will be the linchpins of the autonomous age — deploying the digital infrastructure necessary to connect cars to vital …

by Heather Smith

Quantum theory has fundamentally changed our understanding of how light and matter behave at a microscopic scale. It has led to a drastically different approach to computing, sensing and communications. It has transformed our daily lives beyond measure. Ground-breaking technologies such as lasers and transistors – the basis for today’s computers and mobile phones – …

by Heather Smith

Aline Noizet, Solution Match Service leader at the EU-funded eHealth HUB project, explains why matching between SME’s and medical institutions is essential for the future of digital health. Nowadays hospitals and corporates are collaborating with SMEs to develop and offer more competitive services and improve internal processes. In order to improve their competitiveness, SMEs are …

by Heather Smith

Agenda (Click on the speaker’s name to view their presentation) CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION & OPPORTUNITIES – WORKSHOPS European Funding – North and South Opportunities                                                         Dr. Ciarán F. Duffy, National …

by Heather Smith

Press Release: 16 January 2018 The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) are delighted to welcome the NHS Digital Academy as a member. The NHS Digital Academy is the first national learning programme in change management, leadership and clinical informatics. Its purpose is to accelerate the digital transformation of the NHS by developing strong digital leaders …

by Heather Smith

Listen or watch the short video interviews with speakers from North West Coast Ecosystem Gathering, Digital innovation in patient safety, or listen to the audio podcasts of their full presentations  Georgina McNamara, Sepsis Trust;  ‘The hidden killer – video ‘The hidden killer’ – podcast  Dr Emmanuel Nsutebu;  ‘E-sepsis at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals’ – …

by Heather Smith

BOSTON, DEC. 14 – MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced the 32 digital health startups joining the 2018 PULSE@MassChallenge cohort. Selected from more than 500 applicants from around the world, this year’s cohort represents the most-innovative technologies advancing healthcare and improving patient wellbeing. “We believe that when entrepreneurs and the community …

by Heather Smith

The final report of the Scale AHA Study recommends to continue promoting the European reference sites and their collaborative work to innovate services for active and healthy ageing (AHA). The study also champions the twinning support scheme as part of the Digital Single Market initiative. Key conclusions and recommendations of the Scale AHA Final Study Report include: …

by Heather Smith

Deadline Extended Until 10 December 2017 ! The Silver Economy Awards celebrate those improving the lives of senior Europeans. Serving as a catalyst to stimulate a sustainable Europe-wide digital Silver Economy, the Awards showcase innovative solutions from across Europe. Applications are welcomed from all those with game-changing ICT-related product and service innovations supporting age groups …

by Julia Worcman

The chair of the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance), Brian O’Connor, tells Pan European Networks what’s needed to realise Estonia’s vision of a Digital Health Society Estonia has a proud reputation as one of the world’s leading digital nations, so it is no surprise that the country’s first ever presidency of the Council of the …

by Heather Smith
by Matt Grek

ECHAlliance has participated to the kick-off of the EU-funded project WE4AHA, last 7th/8th of September in Stockholm (SE). This is the new Coordination and Support Action (CSA) for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), from now to end of 2020. ECHAlliance is in charge to coordinate one of the …

by Julia Worcman

ECHAlliance has participated to the kick-off of the EU-funded project WE4AHA, last 7th/8th of September in Stockholm (SE). This is the new Coordination and Support Action (CSA) for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA), from now to end of 2020. ECHAlliance is in charge to coordinate one of the …

by Heather Smith

   When:Thursday, September 21, 201711:00 AMWhere:Webinar: Online   SEED Webinar “Why and how to apply for the Silver Economy Awards” on Sep 21, 2017 11:00 AM CET In the webinar SEED consortium members will explain the aim of the Award Scheme and where and how to apply for the first edition of Silver Economy Awards. Benefits …

by Julia Worcman

The Trillium II project, funded by the European Commission, is supporting the development and adoption of a standard for online medical summaries that can be accessed in emergency and unplanned care situations.   The project is seeking input from organisations working in emergency response or disaster relief. The aim is to identify the most important patient …

by Heather Smith

The EU-funded Trillium-II project is joining forces with the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) to take the vision of the electronic patient summary as window to a patient’s health information further and to promote mHealth; The ESH introduces a smartphone app especially designed for people with hypertension. “Apps can help ‘connecting the dots’ for patient …

by Julia Worcman

The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy. If you offer such a solution and you represent a public authority, non-for-profit or for profit organisation, you can apply until 15 November 2017. Organised by …

by Julia Worcman
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