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Introduction The EU Health Coalition welcomes the publication of the 2019 edition of the State of Health in the EU country profiles and companion report.[1] Assessing and benchmarking health system performance, with focus on their ability to deliver better health for citizens and patients, is an important tool for creating public awareness of the role and […]

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The Digital Health Society  Summit in Helsinki  11 & 12 December 2019 “ Connecting Digital Health & Data Initiatives in Europe” Last week we held the first DHS Summit in Finland under the patronage of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the Council of Europe. The first day was focused on the Finnish Digital […]

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At the Digital Health Society (DHS) Summit “Connecting Digital Health & Data Initiatives in Europe” we announced the release of our Global Health Connector tool, which has been made available for our members.  The Global Connector tool provides a visual representation of our 28 regionally focussed, permanent multi-stakeholder partnerships. One of the ECHAlliance members Aitia (formerly HSD Estonia) […]

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The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) published a new report on “Pseudonymisation Techniques and Best Practices”, which explores the basic notions of pseudonymisation, as well as technical solutions that can support implementation in practice. In the light of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the challenge of proper application of pseudonymisation to personal data […]

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Our vision is to Increase people’s welfare through a flexible and transparent network on regional, national and international level. Bring together academia, public sector, industry and NGOs in co-creating human centered, smart, efficient welfare technology solutions in the region of Ostrobothnia. Our aim is to: To foster a collaborative innovation-friendly environment and take on joint […]

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  Västerbotten Health Ecosystem is a network connecting regional government, city councils, companies, funders & insurers, health and social care professionals, research/innovation centers and universities, patients/citizens representatives and investors to create a community that exchanges knowledge and learning, and creates opportunities for collaboration, research and innovation that will improve the way health and care is […]

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As start-ups from across the world converge in Helsinki for this year’s edition of global start-up event Slush, European firms focused on AI and blockchain are set to learn more about how to benefit from a new EU investment fund aimed at boosting innovation in these two key technologies. The new Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain […]

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The project BRIEFING helps researchers from the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme finding their way to exploit the potential of early-stages technologies. Innovation does not happen magically. A large offer of services is designed by experts to help innovators nurturing the growth of their ideas. Invention and innovation are two words often used interchangeably. […]

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From our individual wellbeing to our security, efficient and transparent public services have a direct impact on the quality of our lives. When used to their full potential, digital tools to support the modernisation of public administrations could further facilitate administrative processes, improve the quality of services through flexible and personalised interactions and increase public […]

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If I had to use one word to describe the health startup ecosystem, it would be healthy! We are witnessing a stratospheric rise in the number startups, giant leaps in innovation and record levels of investment to match. In just four years, the market grew from $70 billion to $172 billion (Statista 2017 Global Digital […]

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