Open Call SC1-HCO-18-2020: Developing Methodological Approaches for Improved Clinical Investigation and Evaluation of High-Risk Medical Devices
In May 2017, a new Regulation on medical devices, Regulation (EU) 2017/745 entered into force that will come into effect in spring 2020. This new Regulation sets forth reinforced rules for the generation of clinical evidence: for instance, clinical investigations for high-risk devices will be compulsory and the requirements regarding the clinical evaluation throughout the product lifetime are more stringent. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

CompuGroup Medical to Acquire Certain Cerner Assets in Germany and Spain
CompuGroup Medical SE (CGM) and Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN), a global health care technology company, have entered into an agreement regarding the acquisition by CompuGroup Medical of a part of Cerner's portfolio in Germany and Spain. The key products are medico® and Soarian® Integrated Care (S-IC), leading HISs in Germany; Selene®, a leading HIS for public hospitals in Spain, and Soarian Health Archive®, a document archiving solution for healthcare providers. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured CompuGroup Medical AG Business and Industry Source Type: news

Smartphone, Laptop Prove Reliable and Accurate for Acute Ischemic Stroke Decision
Mobile devices proved both reliable and accurate for the clinical decision to administer IV thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke, according to an ahead-of-print article in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR). To assess reliability and accuracy of IV thrombolysis recommendations made after interpretation of head CT images of patients with acute stroke symptoms displayed on smartphone or laptop reading systems - compared with (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 12, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Telehealth Interventions Associated with Improved Obstetric Outcomes
Telehealth interventions are associated with improved obstetric outcomes, according to a review published from physician-researchers at the George Washington University. The article, published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, presents a systematic review of studies on telehealth interventions that report health outcomes in selected areas in low-risk obstetrics, family planning, and gynecologic conditions. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

InterSystems Releases Novel Coronavirus Screening Functionality for TrakCare ®
InterSystems is releasing global functionality for its TrakCare® unified healthcare information system to screen and support patients with 2019-nCoV, the novel coronavirus infection that originated in Wuhan in China. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured InterSystems Business and Industry Source Type: news

FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Cardiac Ultrasound Software That Uses Artificial Intelligence to Guide User
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of software to assist medical professionals in the acquisition of cardiac ultrasound, or echocardiography, images. The software, called Caption Guidance, is an accessory to compatible diagnostic ultrasound systems and uses artificial intelligence to help the user capture images of a patient's heart that are of acceptable diagnostic quality. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Portable Lab You Plug into Your Phone can Diagnose Illnesses Like Coronavirus
Engineers with the University of Cincinnati have created a tiny portable lab that plugs into your phone, connecting it automatically to a doctor's office through a custom app UC developed. The lab the size of a credit card can diagnose infectious diseases such as coronavirus, malaria, HIV or Lyme disease or countless other health conditions like depression and anxiety. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Helping Patients with Binge Eating Disorders: There's an App for That
Behavioral therapy assisted by a smartphone app, delivered via telemedicine by a health coach, was an effective treatment for several symptoms of binge eating disorders, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published this week in The American Journal of Psychiatry. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 5, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Digital Health App Medicus AI Earns CE Certification Mark
Medicus AI, the Vienna-based health tech company, has received a ​Class I Medical Device CE Mark for its mobile application. The CE certification mark confirms that Medicus AI conforms to the requirements of the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC. The Directive outlines safety and performance requirements for medical devices in the EU. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

PatchAi Startup has Arrived in the Market to Support Patients and Clinical Research
PatchAi - a startup that offers, thanks to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, an empathic virtual assistant to patients participating in clinical trials - announced that it has closed two rounds of fundraising for about 900 thousand euros in 2019. The startup's service provision has been active since December 2019 and among the first PatchAi® clients is Novartis Italia, thus confirming its position as one of the fastest rising startups in the health sector. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

SCCE's 8th Annual ECEI - European Compliance & Ethics Institute
16 - 18 March 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The European Compliance & Ethics Institute is the place to discuss compliance challenges and strategies with your peers from healthcare and across industry. For the 2020 Institute in Amsterdam this March, we’ve added new healthcare compliance sessions to address updates, problems, and solutions specific to the European healthcare industry. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Head Digital Solutions Business Radiology - Vice President
Location: Berlin, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Bayer Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 31, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

A New Method of Artificial Intelligence Inspired by the Functioning of the Human Brain
Despite the immense progress in the field of AI in recent years, we are still very far from human intelligence. Indeed, if current AI techniques allow to train computer agents to perform certain tasks better than humans when they are trained specifically for them, the performance of these same agents is often very disappointing when they are put in conditions (even slightly) different from those experienced during training. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Researchers Capture First Images of Oxygen in Cancer Tumors during Radiation Therapy
Oxygen in cancer tumors is known to be a major factor that helps radiation therapy be successful. Hypoxia, or starvation of oxygen, in solid tumors is also thought to be an important factor in resistance to therapy. However, it is difficult to monitor tumor oxygenation without invasive sampling of oxygen distributions throughout the tissue, or without averaging across the whole tumor, whereas oxygen is highly heterogenous within a tumor. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers Presents Solutions Supporting Digital Transformation of Healthcare at Arab Health 2020
CT scanners with intelligent user guidance, AI-based software assistants for MRI and a lab system that revolutionizes workflows: Siemens Healthineers is showcasing its products and solutions according to the motto "Shaping the Future of Healthcare" at this year's Arab Health in Dubai, UAE, focusing on digital transformation of imaging and laboratory testing while improving patient experience. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

NHS IT Chiefs Set the Stage for a Year of Digital Transformation as Digital Health Rewired Returns to London
3 - 4 March 2019, London, United Kingdom. NHS technology leaders are to kick off the second-ever Digital Health Rewired Conference and Exhibition on 3 - 4 March at the Olympia National, London. The much-expanded show, which will see a host of new tracks and events, is set to welcome thousands of key digital health leaders. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Human Body-on-Chip Platform Enables In Vitro Prediction of Drug Behaviors in Humans
Drug development is an extremely arduous and costly process, and failure rates in clinical trials that test new drugs for their safety and efficacy in humans remain very high. According to current estimates, only 13.8% of all tested drugs demonstrate ultimate clinical success and obtain approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Brainlab Acquires VisionTree to Drive Patient-Reported Outcomes
Brainlab, the digital medical technology company, announced the recent acquisition of VisionTree Software, Inc., a San Diego based company that develops cloud-based, patient-centric data collection and health management solutions. The acquisition re-emphasizes the Brainlab commitment to (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Integrate Micro Chips for Electronic Skin
Human skin is a fascinating and multifunctional organ with unique properties originating from its flexible and compliant nature. It allows for interfacing with external physical environment through numerous receptors interconnected with the nervous system. Scientists have been trying to transfer these features to artificial skin for a long time, aiming at robotic applications. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

FDA Informs Health Care Providers, Facilities and Patients about Potential Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing a safety communication informing health care providers, facilities and patients about cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified for certain GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers. These devices are primarily used in health care facilities for (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 23, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

eHealthWeek 2020 Croatia - Trusted Information: Transforming Health & Care for All
15 - 17 April 2020, Rovinj, Croatia. In its capacity of hosting the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Croatian Ministry of Health is in preparations to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the renowned eHealth conference, Europe's largest high-level digital health event. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

VTT Makes New Investments in Digital Health
VTT is launching new research activities in the area of digital health as part of the growing wellbeing and health technology ecosystem in Kuopio. The new initiative aims to create state-of-the-art research based especially on the utilisation of health data, generate new digital health innovations and establish global health technology business in Finland and the Kuopio region. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

AI in Drug Discovery Conference 2020
16 - 17 March 2020, London, UK. SMi group presents the launch of the inaugural AI in Drug Discovery conference taking place in London. AI-empowered machine learning technologies hold the potential of reducing drug discovery associated costs by US$ 70 billion in the upcoming 10 years. With an estimated +39% CAGR, AI in drug discovery is (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Refining Breast Cancer Classification by Multiplexed Imaging
Breast cancer progression can vary significantly between patients. Even within the same tumor, different areas may be composed of different types of cells and characterized by different tumor structures. This heterogeneity makes it challenging to ascertain the severity of a tumor and assess its molecular subtype, thereby affecting the precision of diagnosis and the choice of the most effective treatment approach. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 20, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Open Call SC1-HCO-19-2020: Reliable and Accessible Information on Cell and Gene-Based Therapies
Cell and gene-based therapies have the potential to treat many debilitating diseases and conditions. However, the pace of their clinical development does not meet public expectations. They face difficulties reaching patients because inter alia the complexity and costs of product development, regulatory hurdles and the non-harmonized procedures for reimbursements. In addition, there are concerns over patient safety due to the use of unproven treatments. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Edible 'Security Tag' to Protect Drugs from Counterfeit
Manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors, shapes or packaging isn't enough to protect them from counterfeiting, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports have shown. Purdue University researchers are aiming to stump counterfeiters with an edible "security tag" embedded into medicine. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Open Call SC1-HCO-20-2020: Coordination of Clinical Research Activities of the European Reference Networks
European Reference Networks (ERNs) have been established under the Directive on Patients' rights in cross-border health care in view of tackling complex or rare diseases and conditions that require highly specialised diagnostic tools and treatments. ERNs in collaboration with other European initiatives will gain major research potential due to their network structure bringing together highly specialised multidisciplinary expertise (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Man versus Machine: Can AI do Science?
Over the last few decades, machine learning has revolutionised many sectors of society, with machines learning to drive cars, identify tumors and play chess - often surpassing their human counterparts. Now, a team of scientists based at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), the University of Munich and the CNRS at the University of Bordeaux have shown that (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can Detect Low-Glucose Levels via ECG without Fingerpick Test
A new technology for detecting low glucose levels via ECG using a non-invasive wearable sensor, which with the latest Artificial Intelligence can detect hypoglycaemic events from raw ECG signals has been made by researchers from the University of Warwick. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust Goes Live with Sunrise Acute Care
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust is now live with Sunrise™ Acute Care, following one of the most extensive initial deployments for the Allscripts electronic patient record in the UK. The trust went live in A&E and across all of the wards at the Royal Bolton Hospital at the start of October, using a pathway approach. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Allscripts Business and Industry Source Type: news

Bayer and Exscientia Collaborate to Leverage the Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular and Oncology Drug Discovery
Bayer and Exscientia Ltd., a UK-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery company, have entered into a three-year, multi-target collaboration. The partners will work on early research projects combining Exscientia's proprietary AI drug discovery platform and drug design know-how with Bayer's data and drug discovery capabilities. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Smartphone Cameras can Speed Up Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis
Biological Engineers at the University of Bath have developed a test that could help medics quickly diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs), using a normal smartphone camera. Similar in principle to a pregnancy test, the process can identify the presence of harmful E. coli bacteria in a urine sample in just 25 minutes. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Data Scientist, Insights Strategy & Design
Location: Basel, Switzerland Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Novartis International AG In your role as Data Scientist with the Insights Strategy & Design group you will primarily be responsible for data science and advanced analytics activities, including explorative applications of machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence that (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Philips Expands its Range of Consumer-Focused Digital Health Solutions at CES 2020
At CES 2020, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced its expansion of personalized consumer health solutions that help shape the industry of consumer health. With the expansion of the collaboration with Delta Dental of California to improve oral care outcomes, the introduction of Baby+ to support new parents and the SmartSleep suite of solutions, Philips is addressing people’s individual needs and empowering them to make healthier choices. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers Celebrates 125 Years of X-Rays
Today it's commonplace, but at the time it was a medical-technical revolution - the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen 125 years ago in Würzburg. His discovery on November 8, 1895 heralded a new era in medicine that provided previously unknown insights into the human body. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

Open Call SC1-BHC-20B-2020: Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) for Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases
Implementation of timely and correct diagnostics for infectious diseases (ID) that will speed up the identification of the causative infectious disease pathogens, possible drug resistances and drug susceptibility is crucial for tailoring the antimicrobial treatment, thus ensuring appropriate antimicrobial drug use. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Finally, Machine Learning Interprets Gene Regulation Clearly
In this age of "big data," artificial intelligence (AI) has become a valuable ally for scientists. Machine learning algorithms, for instance, are helping biologists make sense of the dizzying number of molecular signals that control how genes function. But as new algorithms are developed to analyze even more data, they also become more complex and more difficult to interpret. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 1, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

MRI Predict Intelligence Levels in Children?
A group of researchers from the Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) took 4th place in the international MRI-based adolescent intelligence prediction competition. For the first time ever, the Skoltech scientists used ensemble methods based on deep learning 3D networks to deal with this challenging prediction task. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 31, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

A Better Testing Method for Patients with Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that manifests through symptoms such as tremor, slow movements, limb rigidity and gait and balance problems. As such, nearly all diagnostic testing revolves around how a patient moves and requires the patient to walk for extensive distances and amounts of time. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Pros and Cons of Mommy Mobile Apps
The objective approach of most infant feeding (IF) apps gives mothers a perception of greater control, confidence and efficiency at a time of transition and stress in the early stages of parenting an infant, the study found. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for Data Analytics in Health Economy
Location: Pfarrkirchen, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for AI Medical Systems
Location: Pfarrkirchen, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Gloucestershire Hospitals Announce Significant Sunrise Deployment Post Successful Accelerated Implementation
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with the first elements of its Allscripts Sunrise electronic patient record just five months after signing a contract with the company. The trust was due to start its deployment of the EPR next summer. But it ripped up the schedule to roll-out technology that should help its staff manage the high levels of demand it expects this winter. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Allscripts Business and Industry Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for Management in Digital Healthcare
Location: Biberach, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

CAD4TB: Artificial Iintelligence for Tuberculosis Detection Globally
Is it possible to screen thousands of people for tuberculosis using artificial intelligence in a country where internet barely exists? It is with CAD4TB. As of October, this innovative software is used to screen people for TB in even the remotest areas of Eritrea. It has been developed by Dutch company Thirona in collaboration with the also Dutch Delft Imaging Systems. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

University Hospital Giessen Performs First Minimally Invasive, Robotic-Assisted Coronary Intervention in Germany
The University Hospital Giessen is the first hospital in Germany where a robotic system assists in a minimally invasive procedure to place a stent into a narrowed coronary artery to reopen it. This percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was carried out by the team of Prof. Holger Nef, Deputy Clinical Director Medical Clinic I, Cardiology and Angiology, University Giessen. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

Astrophysics and AI may Offer Key to Early Dementia Diagnosis
Crucial early diagnosis of dementia in general practice could improve thanks to a computer model designed in a collaboration between Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and astrophysicists at the University of Sussex. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Free Tool Simplifies Cancer Research
Every cell contains a vast number of proteins, each of which has a specific function, for example as a receptor for another molecule or an enzyme that catalyses chemical reactions. Disorders of such mechanisms can seriously affect a cell and cause diseases such as cancer, in which the sick cell functions in a fundamentally different way to a healthy cell. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

New Set-Up for IT at Bayer
Bayer is transforming its IT function to further accelerate the digitalization of the company. Leading IT providers will take over standardized services, such as the provision of digital workplaces for employees or the global operation of IT infrastructure. Internally, the IT function will focus on differentiating solutions for Bayer's businesses. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news