Friday, November 15, 2013

ICT support for Active and Healthy Ageing: Enablers for Success (E4S): Paving the way from pilots to the market, Barcelona, January 16th 2014

The conference addresses the complete spectrum of stakeholders in AAL/AHA: technical experts, IT and device developers, service providers, care providers, end-users and policy makers. It provides an open and dynamic forum for exchange of news, views and ideas about the next steps in making ICT support for Active and Healthy Ageing a reality across Europe.






via http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=12818

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Infographic 'Medical apps, is certification required?'

Via an easy-to-read infographic, published on the website of the National IT Institute for Healthcare in the Netherlands, you can check whether your app or medical device requires CE marking. The infographic is based on a Commission document, which you can consult here for more detailed information.



via http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=12765

Monday, November 11, 2013

Big data: What is it and why is it important?

By analysing information on social media such as Twitter, big data could for example predict the outbreak of an epidemic.



via http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=12753