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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.
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.
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).
The Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) aims to enable close interaction and networking between an international audience of academics, health professionals, patients and industry partners. In 2018, the MIE will take place on 24 - 26 April in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The CAPTAIN project uses technologies for non-invasive collection and analysis of emotional, behavioural and physiological data.
CEF Telecom funding is dedicated to Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) delivering networked cross-border services for citizens, businesses and public administrations. More than EUR 7 million will be allocated to eHealth projects.
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.
The theme of the 2018 European Health Management Association Conference is 'Making it happen'. It aims to raise discussions about delivering change in health and care and overcoming challenges in policy implementation.
The EU-funded WellCo project will develop an ICT-based platform for well-being and a virtual health coach to change behaviours and achieve a healthier lifestyle.
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.
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.
This competition will be a great opportunity to discover the finalists for innovative ICT related products and services helping to improve the quality of life of senior citizens.
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.
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.
AGE Platform Europe and HOPE are organizing a "speed-dating workshop", focusing on market-ready innovations in eHealth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.