Patients' Electronic Medical Record to the Foot of the Hospital Bed
Wednesday, 05 December 2012
Researchers from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) are collaborating with the firm IonIDE to develop a system that will enable hospital patients who suffer some type of handicap to have access to digital entertainment and communication services by means of an intelligent terminal attached to their beds, which will also allow medical personnel to consult the patient's medical history.
Stakeholder Survey: Your views on Europe's Digital Future
Thursday, 29 November 2012
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) has launched a Stakeholder Survey to learn more about individuals, groups, organisations and entities who are involved in, or have views on, shaping Digital Agenda for Europe.
Writing in the journal Science, Professor Derby of The School of Materials, looks at how the concept of using printer technology to build structures in which to grow cells, is helping to regenerate tissue. Both inkjet and laser printer technology can be used to build the 3D scaffolds that cells can be grown in and also place the cells in these structures simultaneously.
Hospitals from France, the Netherlands and Spain Receive Stage 6 Awards
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
HIMSS Analytics Europe, subsidiary of HIMSS Europe, recognized six hospitals in Europe with a Stage 6 Award during the annual HIMSS Europe CIO Summit, that has been taken place in Mallorca from the 18th to 20th of November.
Persons with Diabetes will Contribute to Assess the Global Impact of Telemedicine Services
Thursday, 15 November 2012
Diabetes mellitus affects more than 366 million patients worldwide, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), but the prevalence and incidence of the disease are still growing in conjunction with increased obesity rates and sedentary lifestyle. It is projected that in the next 20 years more than one in ten adults will be affected by diabetes.
eHealth Week 2013 13 - 15 May, Dublin, Ireland
eHealth Week 2013 brings together two main events: the High Level eHealth Conference co-organised by the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and WoHIT (World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition) organised by HIMSS Europe. www.ehealthweek.org
Astrid Krag, Minister of Health, Denmark, John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy and Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Read more