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Dutch bioprinting project could mean the end of arthritis

Researchers at University Medical Centre, Utrecht, are using bioinks containing stem cells to 3D-print living tissues, to help heal joints

Cybersecurity firm exposes major vulnerabilities in OpenEMR

Healthcare CIOs using open source electronic records management system, OpenEMR, are being advised to update their systems

The Netherlands: Wearable robots give new hope to paraplegics

Clinical trials of one pioneering EU-funded project from the Netherlands are yielding promising results for the rehabilitation of paraplegics

Spain: Bridging the gap between technology and consciousness

Will consciousness someday be electromagnetically measured and altered?

Cell and gene therapies: The Italian job?

What makes Italy a leader in the cell and gene therapy space - and where will the country take the discipline next?

European drone operations still up in the air

With the US currently looking likely to loosen its stranglehold on drone operations in rural areas, we ask, ‘Why is Europe still lagging behind?’

Scottish digital tech firm raises largest-ever Series A funding round

Edinburgh health tech start-up, Care Sourcer, has raised £8.5m (€9.6m) in funding to enable it to expand its unique care-matching technology

VR treatment can help overcome acrophobia, says European research team

VR therapy through a ‘virtual coach’ is enough to overcome acrophobia or fear of heights, a new study says

Virtual reality to the rescue?

Healthcare organisations all over Europe are getting wise to the applications of virtual reality (VR) in mental health

EU Cloud in Health Advisory Council members meet at HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 conference to frame transformation charter

Clinical involvement to underpin the EU Cloud in Health Advisory Council’s strategy

The Liver Case

UMM has recently embarked on a digital journey in which it reinvents itself as a provider of an IHE- and international standards-based EPR

Techcyte Europe awarded Healthcare Startup of the Year

Deep machine-learning company, Techcyte Europe, which uses AI to drive down healthcare costs, has been awarded a prestigious prize for innovation

Germany: Philips signs two long-term strategic partnership deals

Royal Philips today announced it has signed two long-term strategic partnership agreements with hospital groups in Germany

BLOG: Touchscreens, digital patients and data

App stores are flooded with thousands of applications, ranging from weight reduction, to nutrition, diabetes management and blood pressure control
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'With every measles outbreak, people check their vaccination history'

Insights talked to Henrique Martins, President of Shared Services at the Portuguese Ministry of Health, during the recent EU Digital Assembly 2018

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HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference: Big Dreams Meet Real Challenges

Artur Olesch takes a look at some of the conclusions following the HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 annual conference

'Connected medical devices have to be protected above and beyond adequate security measures'

We interviewed Bob Zemke from Extreme Networks who told us more about a solution that can help hospitals protect and better secure medical devices
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Not enough recognition of women executives, Women in Health IT report reveals

The findings were made public during the HIMSS Europe 18 and Health 2.0 Conference

'Improving patient safety and decreasing recovery time'

HealthTech Wire interviews Johanna Liikanen, Verso Vision, at the recent HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 conference in Sitges, Spain

Why patient-to-patient support makes all the difference

WarOnCancer CEO Fabian Bolin talks about how transformative it can be when patients can share compassion and emotional support with each other
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It's not about technology; it's about culture

Lucien Engelen, Director of the Radboud Innovation Center, says effective adoption of new technology is only part of what improves patient care

How one hospital system in Italy became a Stage-6 standout

Giovanni Delgrossi, Chief Information Oficer at Italy's Vimercate Hospital, explains how the system used the EMRAM model to streamline operations...
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Designing an enterprise imaging strategy for the future

Hans Mekenkamp, Owner and Managing Director at MedicalPHIT, says next-level imaging will offer patients advanced access while leveraging new workflows
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Health 2.0 and HIMSS: Why coming together strengthens the healthcare community

Indu Subaiya, co-founder of Health 2.0 and EVP at HIMSS, discusses the value in collaboration between the start-up community and hospital IT leaders
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Value-based healthcare: How will we get there?

Hans Aubauer, General Director of the Social Security Service of Austria, explains how his country is incentivising the community to improve care
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Healthbox and the opportunities for digital health globally

Neil Patel, EVP for Healthbox, which recently joined HIMSS, talks about the role his consulting firm can play in working with digital health companies

The secret to integrated care

Jordi Piera Jimenez, Chief Information and R&D Officer at Badalona Serveis Assistencials in Spain, insists government policy must drive...

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HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference: Big Dreams Meet Real Challenges

Artur Olesch takes a look at some of the conclusions following the HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 annual conference
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EMRAM Stage 6 and Stage 7 Key Performance Indicator Report 2018 now available

It presents an aggregated view of best practice hospitals having established clear goals for improving safety and the quality of care.

ECCO and CODE unite to improve cancer care in Europe

The Collaboration for Oncology Data in Europe (CODE) and European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) have joined forces on a new project

BLOG: Integrated clinical history for better patient care

In a new blog, Miquel Soler, Director of IT Services, Ricoh Spain, looks at the different ways technology can improve service workflows and outcomes

Improving clinical decision support

Doctors, researchers and patients need improved computerized clinical decision support; The Norwegian Centre for E-health Research is working on it.

Ireland: Tech teams from across Europe compete for €4m funding

European healthtech teams will compete next week in a 'battle of the brains' to find innovative solutions for two major challenges...

Are European healthcare systems ready for AI?

There are few technologies that have had the healthcare industry so excited in recent years as AI; but are healthcare systems ready to embrace it?

HIMSS Europe Future50 list of digital healthcare leaders revealed

HIMSS Europe has revealed the list of the top fifty names in digital health who have made it into the Future50 community

Accelerating Saudi Arabia’s healthcare transformation with clinical documentation

White paper: “Saudi Arabia ― How clinical documentation can help achieve Vision 2030”

Cybersecurity Pulse-check

WannaCry took many healthcare organisations by surprise, exposing the risk of a slack approach to routine system updates

HIMSS acquires Healthbox to enter the innovation consulting field

The acquisition will enable HIMSS to offer hospitals guidance about bringing innovation into their systems

Value: the new AI frontier

Artificial Intelligence has established a convincing foothold in healthcare, with its benefits increasingly well understood by clinicians and patients

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