Archive: 'Feb 2019' :

The government will today announce a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy to ensure the UK is able to offer a predictive, preventative and personalised health and care service for people with rare diseases. The strategy will set out how the genomics community can work together to make the UK the global leader in genomic healthcare. […]

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Highlights from Day 1 of the Digital Health and Wellness Summit 2019 Artificial Intelligence is seen as being both the future of healthcare and the solution to the challenges facing health systems around the world. But can we really make it happen, and how long is it going to take? That was the question posed […]

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The new Horizon 2020 project DigitalHealthEurope will provide comprehensive, integrated and centralised support to the Digital Health and Care Innovation initiative in the context of the Digital Single Market Strategy. DigitalHealthEurope is now supporting Europe’s work on the digital transformation of health and care. This co-ordination and support action was launched on 1 January 2019. […]

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The European Commission has adopted a Recommendation on a European Electronic Health Record exchange format. The Recommendation supports the digital transformation of health and care in the EU by seeking to unlock the flow of health data across borders. The Recommendation seeks to facilitate the cross-border interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) in the EU by supporting Members […]

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The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) has launched its first calls for expressions of interest, to select the sites that will host the Joint Undertaking’s first supercomputers (petascale and precursor to exascale machines) in 2020. Supercomputing, also known as high performance computing (HPC), involves thousands of processors working in parallel to analyse […]

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  The topic of the 2019 call is “Sustainable Smart Solutions for Ageing well” After months of waiting, finally, the new open competition of the Active and Assisted Living Programme is online for you! The aim of the call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects. Call 2019 is characterised by the following approach: […]

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    Sharecare Movement: Engaging and empowering people and communities to meet their healthier self By Julien Venne Partnerships & Development at Sharecare Europe julien.venne@sharecare.com   Being healthy is a challenge for everyone. Number of factors are playing in it, such as your genetics, how you live, where you live, what you eat, if you […]

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The WE4AHA project team together with the Reference Sites Collaborative Network (RSCN) are pleased to launch the Call for EIP on AHA Reference Sites’ Thematic Workshops 2019. The Thematic Workshops are meant to feed the elaboration of views and orientations on the major challenges affecting the AHA in the framework of the European Union policy priorities – […]

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Using elemental’s social prescribing platform, gps across seven practices in west lancs ccg are now actively making, managing and reporting on instant referrals to local social prescribing hubs, as well as tracking the impact of their referrals. In an effort to tackle growing health inequalities and the social isolation epidemic in Skemersdale, West Lancashire CCG have been using Elemental […]

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