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eHealth, Wellbeing & Ageing

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Interoperability of Electronic Health Records in the EU

The European Commission has just released a study on the development of Interoperable Electronic Health Records (EHR) in EU Member States (as well as Norway and the UK).

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Accessible web & digital content for people with disabilities – review of EU rules

The consultation aims at collecting views of all interested stakeholders including Member State, regional and local authorities; independent bodies dealing with accessibility, NGOs and organisations representing persons with disabilities and older people, industry players and technology providers, academic and certification bodies, accessibility experts, and citizens, especially persons with disabilities or functional limitations, and older people.

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Deadline
Deadline 25/10/2021
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Events
Join the European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing 2021!

This four-day event, inspired by the ongoing WHO Decade of Healthy Ageing, will consist of a plethora of exciting sessions, plenaries and a wide range of exhibitors all working within the ageing well sector.

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date 18/10/2021 - 21/10/2021
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Healthy ageing in the EU: the potential of digital innovation for elderly health and social care

The workshop aimed to gather European institutions, regions and cities, and key stakeholders to foster a debate on the challenges posed by the ageing population process in the European Union, and explore the opportunities of digital transition in improving the quality of life of elderly people, and transforming health and social care systems in light of a ‘healthy ageing-oriented’ approach.

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Date
date 12/10/2021
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Innovation Day 2021 - European Electronic Health Record Exchange Format community event

The Innovation Day 2021 marked the end of the first year of the X-eHealth project. The project's objective is to develop the European Electronic Health Record Exchange Format (EEHRxF) specifications for the exchange of medical image, laboratory results, discharge letters and rare diseases, whilst promoting sustainable practices for the sustainable uptake of cross-border digital health services.

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Research & Innovation
Lower back pain under control thanks to an app supporting the therapy

The EU funded innovative project selfBACK is helping sufferers of lower back pain stay on track with their therapy thanks to an app using an artificial intelligence decision support system.

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EIP on Active & Healthy Ageing
5 finalists of the Living Lab Testing scheme of IN4AHA
Over 25 organizations participated in the IN-4-AHA Open Call and five finalists have now been selected. The objective of IN-4-AHA Open Call was to facilitate the scalability of innovative solutions in active and healthy ageing across EU and provide testing opportunities and business coaching for innovative and scalable solutions.
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