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EU eHealth project epSOS wins HealthTech Innovation Award

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epSOS project coordinator Fredrik Lindén received the 2013 HealthTech Innovation Award for pioneering the adoption of auto ID technologies in the world of healthcare.
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During the ID World Summit held in Abu Dhabi, the HealthTech Innovation Award was given to Fredrik Lindén, Project Coordinator of the Smart Open Services for European Patients (epSOS).

“This award to Mr. Fredrik Lindén is for the development of feasible cross-border eHealth services, addressing technical, semantic and legal interoperability challenges that culminated in the large scale pilot project, epSOS, The project can improve the quality and safety of healthcare for citizens travelling to another European country” said Sophie B. de la Giroday, President of Wise Media and Host of the Summit.

The prestigeous HealthTech Innovation Award is assigned to the person who is pioneering the adoption of auto ID technologies in the world of healthcare to improve patient security, hospital efficiency and the safe supply of pharmaceuticals.