Friday, February 13, 2015

Denmark patients visiting the doctor via the internet

The BBC published a video on telemedicine and the newly funded Elector project.



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Antilope handover workshop on eHealth interoperability: Presentations available

The Antilope project's final conference and handover workshop took place on 29 January 2015 in Ghent in front of a packed and engaged audience. There was good feedback, lively discussions and an agreement on the required next steps to take Antilope's work on European eHealth interoperability forward.



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Meet the Pioneers at the Ageing Summit: Apsis4all/Cloud4All – a personal interface and self-adapting services

A new approach to inclusive design is being developed in two European projects which enable users to create their own individualized personal profile. This enables a one-size-fits-one response from a system that is able to transform its interface to adapt it according to the user’s needs and preferences. In the booth “Personalised interfaces for all”, you will find videos and demos of systems that implement this innovative approach.



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Interview: The eHealth priorities of the Commission

In an interview with mHealth Global, PÄ“teris Zilgalvis, Head of the Unit Health and Wellbeing (European Commission), explains the eHealth priorities of the Commission and how the authorities and stakeholders will work together to determine the actions that need to be taken in regards to mHealth.



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Questions and Answers on open call "Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation"

The questions received by the "Net Innovation" and "Digital Social Platform" units of DG CONNECT related to this topic will be answered in this document. It will be updated as needed when new questions are received.



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Moving telemedicine from pilot to scale

What is needed to deploy telemedicine? According to the Momentum project experts the answer is: the right context, involvement of key people, good planning and sound "running" of the process.



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myAirCoach: Asthma management and control from a mobile phone

European researchers have been awarded over €4.5 Million to create a user-friendly tool for asthmatic patients to monitor and self-control their disease.



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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Meet the Pioneers at the Ageing Summit: the Farseeing project

FARSEEING, a project co-funded under the EU's 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development), is collecting data about real-life falls of older adults, in order to better understand the risk factors for falls.



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Survey on PCP or PPI procurement procedures for ICT-based fall prevention

The researchers of the E-NO-FALLS Project are carrying out a survey which will help them to identify the critical factors of success and best practices when applying PCP (Pre-Commercial Procurement) or PPI (Public Procurement of Innovative solutions) procurement procedures for ICT-based fall prevention, intervention and safety solutions for elderly people, and your feedback will be very valuable for them.



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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

112 day: room for improvement in locating emergency callers, says EC report

On the occasion of February 11 - European 112 day, an EC report summarises emergency number uptake and use Europe-wide, while other EC activity in the past year or coming up in the following months is also presented.



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RAMCIP project: Robot Research to help people with mild cognitive impairment

Supporting elderly people with Mild Cognitive Impairment is key to helping them lead independent lives for longer. This is a labour-intensive process. RAMCIP (Robotic Assistant for MCI Patients at home) is a three-year research project funded by the European Commission under the HORIZON2020 programme, which started in January 2015 to tackle this problem.



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€5 Million for Cystic Fibrosis patients

The MyCyFAPP project will help Cystic Fibrosis patients and caregivers to manage the disease with an innovative app.



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m-RESIST: The first EU mHealth project for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia

With a €4 Million budget, the m-RESIST Project (Mobile Therapeutic Attention for Patients with Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia) aims to develop a therapeutic program that draws on the support of mobile devices and actively involves patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia. This will make them capable of self-managing their own illness, as well as support their carers.



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Implementation of the European emergency number 112 – Results of the eight data-gathering round

In the document attached you will find an overview of the state of play on the implementation of the 112 European emergency number in 2014.



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mHealth at the heart of discussion with policy makers at eHealth Week and mHealth Summit Europe

The mHealth community will get a unique opportunity to influence the future of mHealth in Europe at eHealth Week and at the second annual mHealth Summit Europe, which takes place in Riga, Latvia, 11-12 May.



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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

FAQs Horizon 2020 – Societal Challenge "Health, demographic change and wellbeing" (H2020-PHC-2015-single-stage)

This FAQ document provides the answers to all questions about the Societal Challenge "Health, demographic change and wellbeing" topics asked by potential applicants.



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ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform on 20-22 October in Lisbon. Save the date!

ICT2015, the largest ICT event organised by the European Commission, will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on 20-22 October 2015. Save the date in your calendar and do not miss the opportunity to "Innovate, Connect, Transform" with us!



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Monday, February 9, 2015

10 February 2015. Born in the EU, Safer Internet Day goes global

Safer Internet Day 2015 invites children, parents, teachers and the internet users to create a better internet together. Born in the EU in 2004, Safer Internet Day is now a global event where millions of people in over 100 countries promote the safer and more responsible use of online technologies and mobile phones, especially by children and young people.



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