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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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  The Digital Health Society (DHS) wholeheartedly welcomes the announcement that Finns and Estonians can collect their e-prescriptions in each other’s countries as of the 21st of January. This enabling action is planned to be the first of a number of real services to realize the many announcements and aspirations across Europe. This Initiative between the two countries will […]

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Brussels, 21 January 2019 Today, the first EU patients can use digital prescriptions issued by their home doctor when visiting a pharmacy in another EU country: Finnish patients are now able to go to a pharmacy in Estonia and retrieve medicine prescribed electronically by their doctor in Finland. The initiative applies to all ePrescriptions prescribed in Finland […]

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Air pollution, obesity and vaccine hesitancy are three of the global health threats the World Health Organization has pledged to make a priority in 2019. In a belated set of new year resolutions WHO has listed the 10 greatest health threats the world faces and sets out how it will tackle them over the next 12 months. The […]

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  Applies to: England SummaryWe are seeking views on changes to the Public Health Outcomes Framework which is due to be updated in summer 2019.This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 17 February 2019 Consultation description The Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) was established in 2012 and its indicators are reviewed every 3 years. Public Health […]

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The use of artificial intelligence, and the deep-learning subtype in particular, has been enabled by the use of labeled big data, along with markedly enhanced computing power and cloud storage, across all sectors. In medicine, this is beginning to have an impact at three levels: for clinicians, predominantly via rapid, accurate image interpretation; for health […]

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At the CES Digital Health Summit, Daniel Kraft and leaders from Fitbit Health Solutions, Verily and Akili Interactive explored how far we’ve come and where we’re going when it comes to digital health. As the Digital Health Summit at CES kicked off on Tuesday in Las Vegas, healthcare leaders took to the stage to discuss […]

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