The European Telemedicine Conference

This year the European Telemedicine Conference (ETC) 2015 will join forces with WHINN - Week of Health and INNovation; an all-encompassing event which includes conferences, innovation and business activities, which are brought together in one week all within health and innovation. 

 Jorge Fernández-Miranda

“Consumerization is the key trend to accelerate Healthcare transformation”

Smart Health interview with Jorge Fernández Miranda, the Global Head of Consumer Digital Health at Telefónica.

Brian O'Connor

For second year in a row, ECHAlliance has organized Health & Wellness @ Mobile World Congress, held in March in Barcelona. The aim of the event was exploring the most innovative mobile and connected health technologies currently on the market. ECHAlliance’s chairman, Brian O’Connor explains to Smart Health the mission of the organization and analyses how connected health is transforming the way to provide healthcare products and services all over the world.

eHealth Week 2015

More than 1,300 speakers, delegates and vendors come together in Riga to find new ideas and solutions on eHealth and MHealth.

Influential ministerial delegates and eHealth experts from across Europe have come together to discuss how they can join forces to improve healthcare in Europe through information technology. This year’s eHealth Week, held in Riga, Latvia saw more than 1,300 speakers, delegates and vendors come together to find new ideas and solutions, participate in educational sessions, exhibitions and networking opportunities and make key announcements.

eHealth Week 2015

More than 1200 eHealth experts and 81 exhibitors from the 28 EU Member States have gathered in Riga to exchange knowledge and share best practices as part of the annual eHealth Week conference and exhibition. The event kicked off yesterday with a VIP Press Conference and Exhibition Floor Tour, led by three representatives: Dr.Guntis Bel?vi?s, Minister for Health of Latvia, Commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis and H. Stephen Lieber, CAE President and CEO of HIMSS, who then went on to take part in the "Me and my Health – Transcending Borders" session, together with Toomas H.Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia, officially opening the show.

Christina Roosen

I consider myself fortunate to have just moved house to a town outside Barcelona. Barcelona is one of my favourite cities – and it feels poignant to be making this move now, at a time when HIMSS (for those that do not know, a global not-for-profit dedicated to transforming health through IT), is really starting to grow its Spanish-speaking community. This is the case not just in Spain – which has had a strong HIMSS presence for some time – but throughout Europe and parts of North and South America too.

Beyond ourselves: this could be an overview of our activity since the first issue of Smart Health was launched and reached hospital computers, professional associations, patient associations, sector influencers and companies. The world of eHealth and mHealth has suddenly awaken, and it has done so with powerful sectorial strength, knowing for sure that innovation, technology and business get together in an outstanding emerging sector.  

Sophia's project

Altran and Healthways have created a tailor-made assistance programme for patients affected by chronic diseases

In France, 530.000 people are already taking advantage of the benefits offered by the EmbraceTM platform

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