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We have a request from our Scottish Digital Health Ecosystem and NHS Scotland for information; The Scottish Government and NHS Scotland is currently in the process of reforming Primary Care. Elements of that reform include the expansion of the multi-disciplinary team so that people receive the right professional care at the right time and by the right […]

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Summary Public Health England’s (PHE’s) Whole systems approach to obesity: a guide to support local approaches to promoting a healthy weight is a professional resource that is designed to support local action to address obesity. The guide describes a ‘how to’ process, which can enable local authorities, and their partners, to start creating their own local whole […]

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We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Brian O’Connor and one of the ECHAlliance members, Ester Sarquellafrom Tunstall will speak at the European Digital Health Congress 2019. Brian O’Connor will give an introduction at 10h and Ester Sarquella, will be on the panel session “Care for people Integrated Care” at 10:45h both on the 12th September. About the […]

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Designing, procuring and deploying innovative solutions is an important component of every public sector modernisation strategy, especially in the health and care sector. However, EU health service providers face many challenges, such as funding, a fragmented legal framework, lack of common standards or interoperability and varying user/patient preferences across the EU. Participants in this workshop […]

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  This meeting of the eHealth Network held in Bucharest on 11-12 June led to important decisions: Malta, Portugal and Estonia received the green light to launch their first digital cross border services for the exchange of health data, and Member States adopted “investment guidelines” to orient public and private actors towards funding and purchasing […]

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According to a new study, eHealth adoption in primary healthcare in the EU has increased from 2013 to 2018, but there are large differences between the countries surveyed. Compared to 2013, the group of General Practitioners (GPs) who are enthusiastic about eHealth has doubled. Countries with the highest level of adoption (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Spain, […]

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On 14 June 2019, Norway joined the EU Member States driven initiative on linking genomic databases across borders, becoming the 21st country to join this cooperation mechanism.   The signature by Norway took place today during the 5th Meeting of the Representatives of the Signatories of the Declaration ‘Towards access to at least 1 Million […]

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The European Commission has launched an online consultation on the strategic priorities of Horizon Europe, EU’s next framework programme for research and innovation. The consultation is open until 8 September. The results of the consultation will inform the work on the Strategic Planthat will put forward the policy priorities and targeted impacts of the investments for […]

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  The Commission would like to hear your views on a proposal for a Council Regulation for a European Partnership on Innovative Health under Horizon Europe. This initiative aims to provide a collaborative platform for pre-competitive research and innovation where small and big companies can join forces with researchers, patients, healthcare professionals and regulators in […]

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The Commission has opened a call for expression of interest to relaunch the eHealth Stakeholder Group. The group will support the digital transformation of healthcare in the EU. The Commission has just presented a call for expression of interest to select the members of the eHealth Stakeholder Group 2019-2022. Members of the group shall be […]

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