Thursday, July 9, 2015

Study: What do patients and carers need in health apps - but are not getting?

A report came out analysing the views of 1,130 patient and carer groups on health apps.

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SmartCare project: Pathways for integrated eCare

SmartCare aims to define a common set of standard functional specifications for an open ICT platform enabling the delivery of integrated care to older European citizens. A total of 23 regions and their key stakeholders are defining a comprehensive set of integration building blocks around the challenges of data-sharing, coordination and communication.

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BREATHE project: privacy by design for Ambient Assisted Living

The BREATHE project (co-funded by the AAL programme) aims to design and develop an intelligent monitoring system for AAL environments, by employing cameras and other types of binary sensors. In order to ensure the privacy of user data and information, BREATHE follows a privacy-by-design approach.

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TRANSFoRm Conference 2015: The Learning Health System in Europe

The EU-funded TRANSFoRm project is hosting a conference in September that will bring together EU and US researchers, clinicians, industry stakeholders and Electronic Health Record vendors to exchange knowledge.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

World Health Summit 2015

This year the World Health Summit has a track on the 'Digital Health Revolution' and Commissioner Oettinger will be one of the conference speakers. The 'WHS Startup Track' offers eHealth/mHealth start-ups the chance to display their business ideas and to network; apply before 31 July.

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Conclusions eHealth Week 2015 and save the date for 2016

Following eHealth Week 2015, the conclusions of the high-level eHealth conference of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU have been published. The eHealth Week video is available as well. The next eHealth Week 2016 is confirmed to take place from 8-10 June.

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eHealth at European Health Forum Gastein 2015 (EHFG)

One of the 'Fora' of the annual health policy event EHFG 2015 is organised by DG Connect (European Commission) and will highlight the benefits eHealth and mHealth can bring to the health system.

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Innovations + Investment in Healthcare Summit (IIHC)

IIHC is a leading European conference linking healthcare innovations to investments. The event attracts attendees ranging from executives of major corporations and Venture Capitalist firms to founders of healthcare start-ups. The EU-funded GET project invites 7 lucky SME's.

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Helping the public sector get innovative while saving money

Public organisations in Europe (ministries, local authorities, universities, hospitals, public utility companies etc.) could be buying more and better innovative products and services that are based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), thanks to a new three-year EU-funded initiative.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

PROSPERITY4ALL: access to technology for everyone

EU researchers are developing a new, broad-ranging, cloud-based infrastructure that makes the Internet more accessible for users with special needs. The new ecosystem enables people previously excluded from ICT to get help using technology and aims to use their feedback to develop new apps and services.

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Monday, July 6, 2015

Survey ENISA on eHealth and cyber security

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is conducting a study on eHealth Infrastructures and Services with a focus on cyber security. What will be the impact if an incident occurs? How resilient to power loss are these infrastructures? Please help ENISA by filling out the questionnaire.

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Questions and answers on the public consultation on the AVMSD

Questions and answers on the public consultation on the Audiovisual Media landscape in Europe

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Commission seeks views on Europe's audiovisual media rules

The European Commission seeks the views of all interested parties on how to make Europe's audiovisual media landscape fit for purpose in the digital age.

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Public consultation on Directive 2010/13/EU on Audiovisual Media Services (AVMSD) - A media framework for the 21st century

The European Commission seeks the views of all interested parties on how to make Europe's audiovisual media landscape fit for purpose in the digital age.

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