Philips Launches First Global Start-Up Collaboration Program Focused on the Application of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced the launch of its first global start-up collaboration program involving Philips' innovation hubs in Cambridge (US), Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Bangalore (India) and Shanghai (China) focused on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Simple Stickers may Save Lives of Patients, Athletes and Lower Medical Costs
Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine being able to do that with a simple sticker applied to your body. Purdue University researchers have advanced a sticker solution moving it several steps closer to reality. The research was recently published in ACS Advanced Materials and Interfaces. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

The Health Innovation System is 'Broken' and Failing Patients, Warns UCL Report
Patients in Europe are being let down by a global health innovation system which fails to deliver the treatments they need at prices that government can afford, according to a new report led by Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP), in collaboration with STOPAIDS, Global Justice Now and Just Treatment. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Patients Use Twitter as a Non-Medical Forum to Share their Experiences
Twitter is a place where many cancer patients go to share and discuss their experiences of the disease. This is the main finding of a recent exploratory study, to be presented at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich, which analysed the contents of over 6,000 tweets and retweets about breast cancer. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

MU, MIT Researchers Show Effectiveness of New Noninvasive Blood Glucose Test
For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to prevent diabetes-related complications such as heart attacks, blindness and coma. Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently evaluated the accuracy of an MIT-developed technology to monitor blood glucose levels without needles or a finger prick. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence for Health: ITU and WHO Call for Proposals
The ITU Focus Group on 'AI for Health' (FG-AI4H), created in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), has issued a Call for Proposals to identify compelling use cases of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in strengthening health services and overarching health systems. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Phillips-Medisize Partners with InterSystems in Connected Health Platform
Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, has joined forces with InterSystems, a global leader in healthcare software technology to develop the third-generation Connected Health Platform. The integration of InterSystems HealthShare offers an information-sharing and analytics platform foundation designed for connected drug delivery devices, bio sensors and regulated Mobile Medical Applications (SaMD/MMA). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured InterSystems Business and Industry Source Type: news

NHS Saves £100 Million through Safer, Lower Cost Prescriptions
GPs and community providers across England have surpassed £100 million in directly attributable savings since frontline staff began using an innovative technology to prescribe less expensive and more clinically appropriate medicines for individual patients, it has been revealed today. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured First Databank Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips Launches Ambient Experience Preparation & Recovery Bay to Support Patients and Staff Before and After Medical Procedures
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced the introduction of its Ambient Experience preparation & recovery bay in the U.S. Combining the creative use of colored dynamic lighting and video, this new offering provides patients with a uniquely personalized environment that delivers positive distraction and active relaxation to reduce pre-operative stress and enhance the post-operative recovery environment. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge #SandozHACk Returns, Seeking Digital Solutions to Local Healthcare Access Challenges
Sandoz, the Novartis generics and biosimilars division, today announces the launch of the second Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk). The #SandozHACk is a global competition that invites entrepreneurs and innovators in the field of digital technology to submit inspirational ideas with the potential to complement - or even positively disrupt - established approaches to driving access to healthcare. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers Celebrates the Opening of its New Corporate Headquarters in Erlangen
At a special ceremony, employees, the Managing Board and the Supervisory Board of Siemens Healthineers celebrated the official opening of the company's new corporate headquarters in Erlangen together with politicians and prominent healthcare figures. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

Allscripts' UK Growth Recognised in KLAS EMR Report
Allscripts’ rapid growth in the UK and high levels of customer satisfaction have been recognised in a KLAS performance report into the European electronic medical record market. The independent research, which tracks contract wins and the views of healthcare professionals about vendors and products, says Europe is 'one of the most dynamic and competitive EMR markets in the world.' (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Allscripts Business and Industry Source Type: news

Open Call SC1-DTH-01-2019: Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Health Status and Quality of Life after the Cancer Treatment
Currently available methods and strategies for diagnosis and treatment of cancer help clinicians continuously improve quality of care and prevent cancer deaths in the population. Accurate risk assessment, availability of genetic tests, timely diagnosis and effective treatment has created the impression of cancer being a chronic disease that can be cured. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Whole-Brain Connectome Maps Teach Artificial Intelligence to Predict Epilepsy Outcomes
This study, which focused on mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), was published in the September 2018 issue of Epilepsia. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers and STORZ MEDICAL Plan Sales Partnership for Urology
On the occasion of the 70th annual congress of the German Society for Urology, DGU, Siemens Healthineers and STORZ MEDICAL have announced plans to enter into a sales partnership agreement. As part of their collaboration, the two companies plan to market each other's systems to give their customers, and their customers' patients, access to the latest technologies for diagnostic imaging in urology and non-invasive and minimally invasive therapy. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

Sales Director Clinical Solutions
Location: London, United Kingdom Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Elsevier To lead an international sales force of 44 individuals with $38m+ annual revenue responsibility. Supporting the VP Sales. Directing Europe market to lead mature European. Crescent need to standardize and unify go to market. Uniform pipeline building and management to obtain better market knowledge and results. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

MEDICA 2018 Presents the Future of Medicine - Completely Digital, Yet with a Human Touch
12 - 15 November 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany. Artificial intelligence, Big Data or IoT (Internet of Things) - we would be hard pressed to find a sector that doesn’t have these terms and the corresponding application options at the top of its agenda. Health economy is no exception, as will once again be apparent at MEDICA in Düsseldorf in November. With over 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries, MEDICA is the world's leading medical fair trade. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Brainlab and Magic Leap Partner in Digital Surgery
Brainlab has announced a strategic development partnership with Florida-based Magic Leap, a developer of proprietary spatial computing solutions that help users enrich their real world experience by integrating digital content within their physical world. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Spinal Cord Stimulation, Physical Therapy Help Paralyzed Man Stand, Walk with Assistance
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo Clinic and UCLA, are reported in Nature Medicine. With an implanted stimulator turned on, the man was able to step with a front-wheeled walker while trainers provided occasional assistance. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Connecting Care Goes Live with a Care Connect API for Safer Prescribing
The Connecting Care Interoperability Programme has gone live with its first Care Connect FHIR API so staff working with homeless and vulnerable people can see if they have a prescription for Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) drugs. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Orion Health Business and Industry Source Type: news

CareFlow Vitals' 'Big Bang' Deployment at University Hospitals of North Midlands
University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) has gone live with the CareFlow Vitals electronic observation system (formerly Vitalpac) in a big bang approach across all wards at the Trust's two hospital sites - County Hospital and Royal Stoke University Hospital. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured System C Business and Industry Source Type: news

MEDICA 2018: The Starting Block for Many Start-Ups
12 - 15 November 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany. MEDICA, the world’s leading medical trade fair in Düsseldorf which attracts over 5,000 exhibitors from around 70 countries, is becoming an even bigger hotspot for innovative young companies. From Monday to Thursday, MEDICA will reflect the worldwide trend of digitalisation within the healthcare industry with a focus on start-ups. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 21, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

The Merck Accelerator Program 2019
The Merck Accelerator is looking for real partners so that you can work together in shaping the future. With programs in the headquarters in Germany, in China and the Satellites events in Africa, startups can find their perfect fit and connect to the global network for collaboration. Are you ready to partner with Merck? (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Cerner Selected for NHS Framework to Support Integrated Care and Population Health
Integrated Care Systems (ICS) and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) aim to deliver the best possible quality of health and care, shift to value-based care and proactively improve outcomes for their populations. These transformation initiatives can now be more easily supported by sourcing a range of innovative services and technologies through NHS England’s new Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Oxehealth Secures World-First Accreditation for its Vital Signs Technology
The British Standards Institute (BSI) has accredited Oxehealth's vital signs measurement software as a Class IIa medical device in Europe. This is the first time that software enabling a digital video camera sensor to remotely measure vital signs has been approved as a medical device. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence can Determine Lung Cancer Type
A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a new study shows. Led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published online in Nature Medicine, the study found that a type of artificial intelligence (AI), or "machine learning" program, could distinguish with 97 percent accuracy between (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Orion Health Secures Place on Framework Contract to Support NHS Reform Agenda
Orion Health has secured a place on a framework contract that will give health and care organisations easier access to the technology they need to deliver the NHS reform agenda, drawing on best practice from around the world. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Orion Health Business and Industry Source Type: news

Former HIMSS Directors Join Forces to Launch New-Age PR and Marketing Agency to Support Uptake of IT in Healthcare
Two former directors from the world's foremost, non-for-profit health IT membership organisation, HIMSS Europe, have joined forces to establish a revolutionary creative agency, specifically dedicated to health IT. Stephen Bryant and Sarah Bruce have launched PR, marketing and business acceleration agency, (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips and Integron Collaborate to Deliver Integrated Digital Health Solutions
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Integron, a leading provider of managed IoT services for connected health, announced a collaboration that brings together the Philips HealthSuite Digital Platform with Integron's robust solution deployment services. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Mobile-Enabled InterSystems TrakCare Supports Better Healthcare Decision Making
InterSystems, a global leader in health information technology, today announced that the InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system has added a mobile, touchscreen-enabled user interface to optimise the user experience and other enhancements that support better healthcare decision making. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured InterSystems Business and Industry Source Type: news

Decoding Robotic Surgery Skills
Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC are looking to technology to help deconstruct expert surgeons' robotic surgery skills so they can create an objective, standardized way to train the next generation of surgeons. Using a data recorder plugged into a robotic surgery system, the team analyzed expert and novice surgeons' movements during the reconstruction step of robotic radical prostatectomy, a common surgery for prostate cancer. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Allscripts appointed to Health Systems Support Framework
Allscripts has secured a place on the Health Systems Support Framework that has been issued by NHS England. The framework contract has been developed to support the Five Year Forward View and Ten Year Plan agenda of integrated health and care services, population-level analysis and planning, and patient engagement. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

MEDICA CONNECTECT HEALTHCARE FORUM: These Are the Top Trends and Innovations for Interconnected and Mobile Aid
12 - 15 November 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany. Can prosthetics be intelligent? Yes, they can. "Intelligent prosthetics are prosthetics that perceive their surroundings via sensors. Based on these perceptions, they then adapt their functions appropriately to meet the patients needs," explains Prof. Arndt Schilling. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation may Soon Reach More Aphasia Patients
Sometimes in research, a smaller finding can open the door to big possibilities. Neuroscientists at the University of South Carolina (USC) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have collaborated on a study in the field of aphasia that has successfully paved the way for a large clinical trial. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry Conference 2019
21 - 23 January 2019, London, UK. SMi Group are delighted to present the return of their 11th annual Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry conference to London on the 21st - 23rd January 2019. Social media is the perfect channel for pharmaceutical companies to educate, market, listen and connect with customers, patients and physicians. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Researchers Use AI to Successfully Treat Metastatic Cancer Patient
A translational research team led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has harnessed CURATE.AI, a powerful artificial intelligence (AI) platform, to successfully treat a patient with advanced cancer, completely halting disease progression. This new development represents a big step forward in personalised medicine. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Nottingham University Hospitals Switches to Orion Health Rhapsody
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has completed a complex project to switch integration engines; on time, on budget, and with no disruption to services. The trust has a well-advanced 'best of breed' strategy to create an electronic patient record and support paperless and mobile working. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Orion Health Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips Launches Adaptive Personalized Consumer Health Solutions at IFA 2018
At the 2018 Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA, August 31 - September 5, Berlin, Germany), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced a range of intelligent, adaptive, personalized consumer health solutions that empower people to improve their health and well-being every day. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Bayer Accelerates Six New Startups
Changing the experience of health: that's the focus of the six startups which the Bayer G4A team has included in the Accelerator program this year. The young companies from Canada, Germany, Israel, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States came out ahead of more than 1,800 competitors from 100 countries. They now have 100 days in which to intensively drive the further development of their products and solutions with expertise and investment from Bayer. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 30, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Revealed: NHS Trusts Not Discouraging WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other Consumer Apps
A substantial number of acute hospitals in England are not taking important steps to prevent staff sharing sensitive information via WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other consumer applications, a series of Freedom of Information Act requests has revealed. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 29, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence could Help Tackle Coronary Heart Disease
Scientist from King’s College London believe that Artificial Intelligence could hold the key to identifying the best way to treat the country’s biggest killer, coronary heart disease (CHD). And now the team has secured close to £250,000 from by national charity Heart Research UK to pursue the test, that if successful would be less invasive, faster and more cost-effective than existing procedures. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Kids Connect with Robot Reading Partners
Kids learn better with a friend. They're more enthusiastic and understand more if they dig into a subject with a companion. But what if that companion is artificial? Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have built a robot, named Minnie, to serve as a reading buddy to middle school kids, and Minnie's new friends grew more excited about books and more attached to the robot over two weeks of reading together. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

An Avatar Uses Your Gait to Predict How Many Calories You Will Burn
Humans instinctively adopt the gait that requires the least amount of energy given the walking conditions. Without realizing it, we are constantly tweaking our pace, stride length and foot lift. But could we consciously play with these parameters in order to influence our energy expenditure? (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Moves Ahead with Shaping Cloud Engagement
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership(GMHSC Partnership) aims to deliver rapid savings and identify how the cloud can support the region’s devolved vision for integratedhealth and careservices through work with public sector IT specialists Shaping Cloud. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Philips Launches New Cardiac Ultrasound Solutions with Anatomical Intelligence
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today introduced the EPIQ CVx cardiovascular ultrasound system. Built on the powerful EPIQ ultrasound platform, EPIQ CVx is specifically designed to increase diagnostic confidence and simplify workflow for clinicians, giving them more time to interact with their patients and reducing the need for repeat scans. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Study on Cross-Border Health Services: Enhancing Information Provision to Patients
The overall objective of this study was to propose recommendations for improving the current level of information provision to patients by National Contact Points (NCPs). The research methodology used in this study consisted of: literature review, analysis of legal texts, website analysis, pseudo-patient investigation, NCP and patient surveys, bilateral exchanges and a workshop with NCPs. Core findings of the study are: (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 21, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Publications Download Source Type: news

Cerner Teams-Up with North London Partners STP to Share Records and Improve Health and Wellbeing for 1.5 Million Citizens
Cerner has announced a new collaboration with North London Partners (NLP) - a partnership of health and care organisations across five London boroughs - to connect care information, share records, and apply advanced intelligence across North London to support their population health management initiatives, covering almost 1.5 million citizens. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Large Collection of Brain Cancer Data Now Easily, Freely Accessible to Global Researchers
A valuable cache of brain cancer biomedical data has been made freely available to researchers worldwide, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The dataset, REMBRANDT (REpository for Molecular BRAin Neoplasia DaTa) hosted and supported by Georgetown, is one of only two such large collections in the country. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Wearable Devices: Useful Medical Insights or Just More Data?
Wearable devices are increasingly bought to track and measure health and sports performance: from the number of steps walked each day to a person's metabolic efficiency, from the quality of brain function to the quantity of oxygen inhaled while asleep. But the truth is we know very little about how well these sensors and machines work - let alone whether they deliver useful information, according to a new review published in Frontiers in Physiology. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

FDA Allows Marketing of First Direct-to-Consumer App for Contraceptive Use to Prevent Pregnancy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application (app) that can be used as a method of contraception to prevent pregnancy. The app, called Natural Cycles, contains an algorithm that calculates the days of the month a woman is likely to be fertile based on daily body temperature readings and menstrual cycle information, a method of contraception called fertility awareness. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news