Collaborating for Digital Health and Care in Europe
Now that we are all back after the summer, EHTEL has been working on a variety of events and activities for you to get involved, have your say, and shareandlearn from what EHTEL Members and Friends are up to.
We start by looking ahead at the key annual opportunity for you to engage with EHTEL's community: in 2021, our Thought Leader EHTEL Symposium will be held on 30 November – 1 December.
This year “it’s getting personal”: the spotlight is on the citizen’s use and sharing of health data.
Make sure you mark your calendar and continue the journey with us: we'll be imagining together what tomorrow’s citizen-centric health data ecosystem will look like.
In the meanwhile, enjoy the rich content we have prepared for you. It showcases how European countries are being active in health data and how you yourself can participate in the European Health Data Spaces consultations.
Earlier in the summer, EHTEL held a virtual workshop, as part of the Spotlights Telemedicine conference, focusing on the organisational, technical, and economic challenges faced by organisations wanting to implement hybrid care.
You can now watch the recording of the presentations and discussions, at your convenience.
In COVID-19 times more than ever, being hospitalised safely at home is often more appealing than being admitted to the hospital.
NWE-Chance has been studying the feasibility of a medical platform and eCoach device that will enable nurses to care for and monitor heart failure patients’ health at a distance in a more efficient way.
How to launch an efficient video consultation programme in a matter of weeks? Technology Enabled CareCymru has managed to achieve that for Wales’ National Health Service, at the very start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its spectacularly quick implementation is now well documented and can serve as an example to other countries.
The 2020-2021 edition of the Policy Recommendations by the Next Generation is now out. The report lays out the European Health Parliament’s conclusions from this past year. See what some of Europe’s brightest young health leaders have to say about health.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals in Wales have conducted 225,000 video consultations, thanks to the quick roll out of the servicedesigned by TEC Cymru. The programme brings new insights into what methods to use to assess the efficiency of such medical services.
EHTEL member, the National Health Services Scotland, is innovating: using a‘Discover Digital Guide’, a resource designed to raise awareness of the digital tools which promote health and wellbeing and help people understand how to use digital to look after themselves, care for someone else or access health services more easily.
A team of EHTEL members has been contracted, as experts, to advise Ernest & Young in defining a new eHealth governance framework for the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia. Over the summer, a series of workshops has been organised for eHealth stakeholders in Estonia at the occasion of which EHTEL has described the eHealth governance in place in a sampling of some forerunner regions and countries.
Eager to learn about eHealth governance models in Belgium, Catalonia, the Netherlands and Scotland, among others? Denmark and Israel will follow soon.
EHTEL new member, Amgen, is a world leader in biotechnology, focused on software as a medical device. The company tells the story of its first risk recognition tool and why working together with European partners is important in innovation.
Co-design and co-creation make for better eHealth solutions. SoCaTel pioneered an OpenSource online platform, where resources and a MOOC course are available to offer you new ideas about the power of co-creation.