Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Access to your health records - results of the SUSTAINS pilot

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From 2012 onwards, the EU-funded SUSTAINS project has been giving patients access to their personal health records at several European pilot sites. A successful new model for healthcare delivery? Time for some results.

Granatum web portal for drug discovery now online

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The GRANATUM web portal is now online, ready to connect biomedical researchers across borders. The public GRANATUM IT platform provides access to information about cancer research and established pharmaceutical agents from 83 global data sources in an integrated, semantically interlinked manner.

Integrated care as a vehicle for innovation in health care delivery

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The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Health Ageing (EIP AHA) is organising a workshop 'Evidence Generation and Successful Knowledge Transfer in Public Health: Case study on integrated care'. The event is part of the 7th European Public Health Conference with the theme 'Mind the gap: Reducing inequalities in health and health care'organised by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and co-funded by the European Commission.

iStoppFalls Symposium

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The iStoppFalls symposium will present methods and results on a variety of topics which have been covered during the 3 year project focusing on the utilization of technologies to facilitate exercise in the anticipation of reducing falls and providing a fall prevention program.

SIFEM Workshop on Modelling Cochlear Mechanics

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This two-day workshop will include series lectures of anatomy and physiology of the cochlea (the auditory portion of the inner ear), cochlear mechanics and cochlear modelling. There will also be a hands-on tutorial in which participants build and program a cochlear model using open source finite element software PAK.

Eurohealth: "Telemedicine, the time to hesitate is over!"

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The latest Eurohealth magazine is a special European Health Forum Gastein issue. On page 14 you can find an article written by EC Policy Officer Terje Peetso about telemedicine: "The time to hesitate is over!"

The AAL Award goes to Confidence

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The contest, which featured the pitching of three finalist’s projects, was held on 10 September during a plenary session of the Forum of the AAL Programme in Bucharest (Romania). All contenders were challenged in a “dragon’s den” by a panel of four renowned experts in the field of technology, business and end users and the final vote.

Call for papers: Special Issue on New Frontiers of Service Robotics for Active and Healthy Ageing

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The International Journal of Social Robotics has issued a Call for Papers for its forthcoming Special Issue on New Frontiers of Service Robotics for Active and Healthy Ageing.

European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF2014)

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The present call invites proposals that contribute to addressing challenges faced by journalists, in the exercise of their work, and monitor and coordinate existing activities in this field.

The HBP Magazine wants your art

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The Human Brain Project is launching a digital magazine which will feature your artistic creations related to the brain.