MIE 2012 – the 24th European Medical Informatics Conference
Hong Kong’s Quality HealthCare adopt IBM Cloud and Analytics
Extended Deadline for Med-e-Tel 2012
Driving Forward the Uptake of e-Health with a New Network for European Co-operation; The European Commission adopted a Decision establishing an eHealth Network, as foreseen by the Directive (2011/24/EU) on Patients' Rights in Cross-border Healthcare. For the first time, EU legislation includes provisions on eHealth with clear objectives to find modern, innovative solutions for providing better and safer healthcare for all Europeans.
Philips and VU University Medical Center Amsterdam Sign Agreement for PET/MR Scanner; Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (the Netherlands) have signed an agreement to install one of Philips' highly innovative Ingenuity TF PET/MR (Time-of-Flight Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance) scanners at the center.
Safety and Security on the Internet: Challenges and Advances in Member States (Publication);
Global Observatory for eHealth series – Volume 4.
The Internet has moved beyond an educational and research tool that served as a social network for a few elite scientists and has been transformed into a commerce and health care juggernaut accessible to much of the planet. However, the accessibility of this resource has not been unencumbered by complication and challenge. Internet pharmacies demonstrated potential early on as a hub within a wider set of eHealth services, but has since been mired in doubts regarding transparency, fraud, product quality, and even its viability as an ethical business model.
Robotic Therapy May Provide Lasting Gains for Immobilized Stroke Survivors;
Severely impaired stroke survivors could walk better when a robotic assist system was added to conventional rehabilitation, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.