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  1. Do you use mHealth products safely?

    mHealth has great potential. It allows you as a consumer to assess your own health status indicators. Such a tool could be beneficial, but introduces risks at the same time. This is where European legislation for medical devices comes in. As the European ...

    Stefan Visscher - 16/03/2015 - 15:22

  2. The digital way to patient empowerment

    If there is a common message from the European events on eHealth that I have attended recently, it is that patients are increasingly expecting to have more say in their personal healthcare, with the help of digital tools. Societal and technological develo ...

    Pieter Van De Graaf - 07/10/2015 - 15:53

  3. Ageing as an opportunity: Coimbra shows how it's done

    Coimbra is Portugal's city of reference for health. It provides healthcare services through the largest hospital in the country and it's where a lot of academic work and advanced research takes place. It's a great example of interconnection ...

    António Cunha - 16/03/2015 - 15:15

  4. eHealth interoperability: The scene is now clearly shaped

    Last July, the European Commission recognised 27 profiles and standards for healthcare systems to be developed through public procurement. This is a step forward for reaching the European Digital Single Market in eHealth. Many countries in Europe are deve ...

    Peter Mildenberger - 07/10/2015 - 15:52 - 1 comment

  5. Research and innovation for ageing well with ICT

    Ageing is one of our major societal challenges and ICT is key for tackling it. The EU actively supports and provides funding for research and innovation in ICT and ageing well. Research on ICT for ageing well The European Union, Member States and industry ...

    Juliette Legros - 19/01/2016 - 11:09

  6. Benefiting from personalised care

    More effective care starts with a more precise diagnosis, based on the patient’s health history and current situation. ICT helps health professionals improve diagnosis and adapt treatments to the patient’s specific needs and profile. The euHeart project b ...

    Agnes Marofka - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  7. Care across borders

    One of the biggest challenges of eHealth is to provide patients the adequate care they need, wherever they are. The European Union epSOS pilot project tries to improve widespread availability of ePrescriptions and patients summaries. Providing patients wi ...

    Agnes Marofka - 17/01/2014 - 16:55

  8. 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 ...

    Agnes Marofka - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  9. Telemedicine

    Telemedicine services, based on interaction between doctors and patients through electronic media, are a great opportunity for citizens and a driving force behind the EU economy. If European countries are to meet the growing demands for healthcare service ...

    Agnes Marofka - 15/01/2016 - 11:27

  10. 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 optio ...

    Agnes Marofka - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

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