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OUR MISSION

The Global Connector for Digital Health

About

The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) is the Global Connector for Digital Health, facilitating multi-stakeholder connections around ecosystems, driving sustainable change and disruption in the delivery of health and social care.

Our global network of Digital Health Alliances connects 78 countries and 4.4 billion people (Europe, USA, Canada, China, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas and the Pacific).

Our community of over 16,500 experts – including government, health & social care providers, leading companies and start-ups, researchers, insurances, patients groups and citizens, and the investment community connect through ecosystem meetings (120 per year) and international events and our online platform, “Connector”.

The Digital Health Observatory (DHO) and The Digital Health Society (DHS) movement facilitate and promote the transfer of knowledge, experiences and best practices creating a community of knowledge in Digital Health globally.

Our Working Groups provide a platform for stakeholders, responsible for a given topic area, to meet, promote and advance their work across the ecosystem network, therefore maximising knowledge sharing and best practice.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, operating as a Community Interest Company (CIC) registered in the UK in Belfast; and a Company Limited by Guarantee in Dublin, Ireland.

OUR MISSIONS
  • Provide Knowledge & Intelligence
    • We provide information, news, reports, market surveys, insights about the markets, the solutions, the latest technology trends, business and research opportunities.
  • Influence
    • We work closely with the European Commission and national/regional governments, for the design of public policies and strategies about Digital Health, Wellness and Active & Healthy Ageing / Silver Economy.
  • Connect & Network
    • We are a large community of 16,500+ individuals and 600+ member organisations, gathering governments & policy-makers, health & social care providers & professionals, companies (large, Start-ups, SMEs), universities & research centres, public & private insurers, patients & citizens representatives and investors.
  • Innovate
    • We support our members along their innovation process, from the identification of unmet needs, the specifications by users (professionals, patients/citizens) and funders, to the development of innovative products and services with high-level experts in numbers of sectors, such as IT, web technologies, medical devices, pharma, genomics, clinical teams, big data, Internet of Things, wearables, mHealth, …
  • Implement & Scale-Up
    • We have built a large international Ecosystem distribution network, able to support policy-makers and insurances in identifying the best solutions to their needs, and the companies to commercialize and scale-up their solutions. We have designed a specific pathway facilitated by the enabling environment of our Ecosystems, accelerating the implementation of innovative solutions.
  • Communicate & Disseminate
    • We promote the deployment of the Digital Health, Wellness and Active & Healthy Ageing / Silver Economy solutions. We showcase our members’ projects and activities on an international scene, thanks to multi-channel set of communication tools (web platform, social networks, events, workshops, media.)
  • International
    • All our activities are deployed at large scale, in 40+ regions and countries, across Europe, USA, Canada and China. Our impact and presence have been shown at the Digital Health & Wellness Summit at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Shanghai.
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Meet our team