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Denmark has successfully implemented EU interoperability project results

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 12:37
The National Danish competence center for Health Care standards, MedCom, has successfully implemented the results of the EU-funded interoperability project Antilope into daily practice and into MedCom’s cooperation with the IT vendors in the Danish healthcare system.

2017 AAATE Congress on Assistive Technologies

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:46
The 14th annual congress of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE) will feature many interesting health tech related topics and EU-funded projects on integrated care and mild cognitive impairment.

Two meetings on frailty in Valencia

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 12:45
The University of Valencia will host the next meeting of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – Action Group A3 on frailty. This meeting will be preceded by a meeting organised by the Commission agency CHAFEA, focusing on the 'Coordination for Health Programme projects and the joint action focusing on frailty of older persons'.

Transforming eHealth into a political and economic advantage

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 11:32
The study, commissioned by MEP Michał Boni, explores the eHealth development rate among European countries and the various ways eHealth and mHealth solutions can contribute to more cost efficient healthcare systems. The study was presented at the European Parliament on the 8th of June.

Workshop on Silver Economy during the European Week of Regions and Cities

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 15:13
The European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) is an annual educational and networking event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.

From great science to thrilling technology

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 07:01
For more than 20 years the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) programme has been a landmark in advanced European science and technology. Over the years, it has supported research that led to amazing developments in a wide variety of areas, from a bionic hand to robotic plants, from synthetic brains to quantum technologies, from modeling epidemics to creative machines.

AAL Forum 2017: Bridging the gaps between digital solutions and active ageing

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 18:40
The Ambient Assisted Living Programme promotes innovative technological product ideas and supports them until they launch on the market. These innovations are presented at the annual AAL Forum, one of the largest European events of its kind. The Forum features workshops, keynote presentations and a large exhibition area.

UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 12:35
This event is organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in cooperation with the Government of Portugal. This year's edition will focus on "A Sustainable Society for All Ages - Realising the potential of living longer".

Internet of Health Conference

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 11:30
The Internet of Health Conference is tailored for clinicians, healthcare managers and technology leaders looking to harness the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) to transform operational efficiency and improve patient care.

Webinar: Driving personal health interoperability - the Nordic reference architecture on telehealth

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 13:25
The non-profit organisation PCHAlliance invites you to a webinar to learn more about the Nordic reference architecture on telehealth: What are its elements? Could it be a model for others? And can other health systems learn from this work, or join it?

Workshop on Smart Medical Systems

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 09:58
As part of the Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Conference (InMed 2017), the European DESIREE project will hold a workshop for both experts and interested non-experts on Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems.

eHealth Forum and IHIC 2017

Wed, 14/06/2017 - 09:43
The annual eHealth Forum in Athens will be held back to back with the International HL7 Interoperability Conference IHIC 2017.

Webinar: Estonian EU Presidency 2017 and digital health

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 19:39
From 1 July 2017 until the end of the year, Estonia will be President of the EU council. Supporting digital innovation in healthcare will be one of its priorities. A call for action has already been launched. Find out more about this and about the Presidency's upcoming high-level eHealth event during an online webinar.

MD Paedigree: A simulation and prediction tool for paediatric clinicians

Mon, 12/06/2017 - 19:12
The digital repository ('infostructure') developed by the European MD Paedigree project integrates all kinds of clinical data - from genetic and metagenomic analysis to MRI scans etc. This allows paediatricians to look for similarities with their own patients, access model-based simulations and predictions, and look for patient-centric clinical workflows. This achievement is already inspiring the creation of similar platforms in other medical fields.

Report of the Working Group on mHealth assessment guidelines

Fri, 09/06/2017 - 15:25
The stakeholders' Working Group on mHealth assessment guidelines, which the Commission established in February 2016, recently concluded its works. A report, including a few case studies on mHealth, is now available.

Robot Zacharias to look after our elderly relatives

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:29
What do you need when you’re old, live alone and, maybe, lose your glasses a lot or forget to take your medicine on time? Researchers from an EU funded research consortium think that a prototype robot could help out.

European Data Market study: Data-related health tech growing fast

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:21
Data-related technologies are growing rapidly in European healthcare: 10,2% over 2015-2016. Also the growth rate of data users in healthcare is well above the EU28 average. These are some outcomes of the recently published European Data Market study measuring the size and trends of the EU data economy in 2016.

Study confirms mobile health potential for easier asthma control

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 14:44
A survey held by the European myAirCoach project shows that both patients and healthcare professionals are strong supporters of mobile health tools (apps and smart inhalers) for the self-management of asthma.

Free legal workshop on data protection for eHealth SMEs

Thu, 01/06/2017 - 15:34
As part of the eHealth Summer University in Castres (France) the EU-funded eHealth HUB project will host a free of charge legal workshop on data protection for digital health SMEs and start-ups: How to develop a secure eHealth app relating to personal data? What are the rules to be complied?

Workshop on access for public bodies to privately-held data of public interest

Tue, 30/05/2017 - 14:37
This workshop responds to the mid-term review of the Digital Single Market strategy which calls for the need to further explore the issue of public bodies' access to privately held data which are of public interest.