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The Digital Health Society (DHS) is delighted to announce the appointment of 3 new Board Directors.  Maritta Perala-Heape is a Professor of Practice in Data-enabled Health Care Solutions and Innovation Ecosystem in the Department of Medicine at University of Oulu. Oulu was one of the first ECHAlliance ecosystems to join ten years ago, and Maritta has […]

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Recommendations from multi-stakeholder round tables, organised by the Digital Health Society (DHS) & the European Institute for Innovation Through Health Data (I~HD) This contribution summarises the outcomes of two recent multi-stakeholder consultations to examine the acceptance criteria for societal trust in the use of health data and a recipe for trustworthy digital health: standards, architecture and value. The Round Tables […]

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The ECHAlliance and DHS keep raising awareness and advocating for citizens empowerment towards the European Health Data Space ‘EHDS’ and the Data Governance Act.  We submitted our feedback positions to the European Commission’s consultations on these two topics, fostering a strong plan for capacity building on a trio of citizen literacies – health, digital and data literacy, preventing inequalities and access […]

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Does your organisation have a health and well-being solution based on data sharing and fair principles? Take part in the challenge and register by 9 April 2021! What is it about? We want to build a fairer data economy together with our partners. One of the most important areas in the development work is health […]

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Discussions on data sharing have multiple perspectives, interests and even biases and the only way forward is to acknowledge the tensions but search for the potential compromises that can be implemented in the short-term. It is essential to progressively improve the testing of new models, the amount of data being shared and the awareness of […]

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We are delighted to share with you the Report of the EU Health Summit, which took place virtually on 26 October. Throughout the Summit, particular attention was paid to the lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to translate these into a political vision capable of maximising collaboration and ensuring a healthy and equitable future […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the fore the untapped potential for the deployment of digital health tools in Europe. Digital tools can empower citizens to manage their own health, allow healthcare workers to treat patients remotely, enable beneficial research efforts, and equip authorities to accurately track public health through data. Our Digital Working Group, focused […]

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Healthcare Knows no borders: Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, […]

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A solid investment in digital literacy, increasing information on data sharing and promoting solutions that empower citizens in the sharing of their data were some of the conclusions from the  workshop “Trust, citizen empowerment and the role of digital literacy on health data sharing” that the ECHAlliance and SPMS organized, under the DigitalHealthEurope project  at the Health Data […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of cooperation between sectors and actors in ensuring our healthcare systems work to their optimum ability in preventing premature deaths. 33 organisations across the health community have put together concrete recommendations on how the EU could lead in areas such as healthcare systems, policies for health, research […]

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