• Privacy Code of Conduct on mobile health apps
    The Privacy Code of Conduct on mobile health (mHealth) apps, facilitated by the European Commission, will provide a competitive advantage for those who are signatory to it, and help to promote trust among users of mHealth apps.
  • An overview of eHealth studies
    These studies form the basis of our work in the field of eHealth.
  • Connecting Europe Facility
    The digital economy can improve services, expand choice and create employment. Access to digital service infrastructures and high-speed broadband internet are essential for the realization of the digital single market. Enabling its development could contribute an additional EUR 415 billion to EU GDP.
  • mHealth
    Mobile Health (mHealth) is a sub-segment of eHealth and covers medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices. It especially includes the use of mobile communication devices for health and well-being services and information purposes as well as mobile health applications.
  • eHealth
    Information and Communication Technology for health and wellbeing (eHealth) is becoming increasingly important to deliver top-quality care to European citizens. The 'eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020' of the European Commission describes the actions foreseen on this topic.
  • eHealth Experts
    The European Commission created two expert groups working on eHealth: the eHealth Stakeholder Group and a temporary eHealth Task Force.
  • Interoperability & standardisation: connecting eHealth services
    Efficient communication allows professionals to share information and best practices maximising the benefit for patients and final users. To improve and develop the services, healthcare providers and policy makers need to widen effective cooperation strategies.
  • Transatlantic Cooperation
    eHealth is a rapidly developing and innovative area both in the United States and in Europe. The European Union and the United States joined forces to enhance health-related information and communication technology, called eHealth in Europe and health IT in the US respectively.
  • Virtual Physiological Human
    Deciding what treatment to give patients with serious illnesses, organ failure or even genetic disorders can present doctors with great difficulties. ICT provides medical professionals with tools to model and predict the effects of various treatment options in individual patients. EU research is helping to develop such new systems.
  • Managing Health Data
    Up to 50% of European adults search online for health information, underlining the need for accurate information on diseases and therapies, as well as to personal health data. The same is true on the research side, where access to wide sets of health data for scientific purposes is vital for making progress in areas such as clinical trials and drugs safety.