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18th International Conference on Integrated Care

This year's theme of the conference is "Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care". The event will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care.

Connecting Healthcare IT Conference - conhIT 2018

With approximately 500 exhibitors and 9,500 visitors, ConhIT has become a leading event for the healthcare IT sector in Europe. On 17 April, the EU*US eHealth Work project will run a workshop entitled 'eLearning for Digital Skills in Healthcare' at conhIT hall 1.2.

Intergrating the Health Enterprise (IHE) Europe - 18th Connectathon

The IHE Connectathon is a five-day 'connectivity marathon' for testing the interoperability of health information systems. It is a unique opportunity for vendors to test the interoperability of their products against IHE Profiles in a structured and rigorous environment with peer vendors.The 2018 Connectathon also includes the 3rd mHealth Plugathon (17-18 April).

Smart Villages: “Revitalising rural services through social and digital innovation”

On 21 February, the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) will host a meeting of the Smart Villages Thematic Group. This will explore how rural services can be improved and made more sustainable through the deployment of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools, and through community-led actions and projects.

Nearly EUR 5 Million to fight the onset and progression of osteoarthritis

The OActive project aims to transform and accelerate the diagnosis and prediction of osteoarthritis. With the use of data and augmented reality, the experts will achieve a more comprehensive and holistic understanding of disease pathophysiology, dynamics, and patient outcomes.

Summer School 'New Technologies and Changing Behaviours'

The EU-funded PreventIT project invites researchers at the beginning of their career to an international Summer School where they will learn about state-of-the-art solutions, current trends, novel approaches in the areas of behaviour change theory and taxonomy, co-design, user engagement, digital technologies, service models and sensitive data management.

High Performance Computing and deep learning in medicine: Enhancing physicians, helping patients

Computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) from medical images has been used to help radiologists for many years. But with the use of High Performance Computing and deep learning algorithms for automatic recognition of complicated patterns in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), or whole-slide histopathology images (WSI), the capabilities of CAD systems have the potential to be significantly improved.

Digital Assembly 2018 - Save the date

The Digital Assembly 2018 will take place on 25 and 26 June in Sofia, Bulgaria. It is an event co-organised by the European Commission and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Taking the pulse of eHealth in the EU

One of the conclusions of this study was that health apps are failing to reach their potential in Europe. On 29 January a round table in the EU Parliament was organised to discuss this report.

How can Europe benefit from blockchain technologies?

Blockchain is the best known distributed ledger technology. A ledger is a database which keeps a final and definitive record of transactions. Records, once stored, cannot be tampered without leaving behind a clear track. Blockchain enables a ledger to be held in a network across a series of nodes, which avoids one centralised location and the need for intermediaries’ services.

Robot iCub could help older people live alone at home for longer

He has the friendly, inquisitive face of a child and about the same height. He can get up, keep his balance while standing on only one leg, detect the presence of people and wave with his hand: These are just some of the capabilities of iCub, the robot. He could be useful across a range of activities: manufacturing, health-care and helping older people live at home for longer.

Remote monitoring solutions in healthcare

Addressing hospitals, health professionals and other stakeholders, the EU-funded eHealth HUB project has published a report comparing over 70 European solutions for remote patient monitoring.

23rd International Conference on Telemedicine and eHealth

This conference will cover themes relating to international and Nordic eHealth trends and solutions. It will offer a meeting place and new information to physicians, nursing staff, service providers, researchers and responsible persons for management, planning and education.