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My Fundamental Right to Cross-Border Healthcare

Dear Reader,Properly working cross-border healthcare is a fundamental right of every European citizen. This goes hand in hand with the free movement of persons.The European Union has its main focus on IT collaboration with the USA. But HITM feels that this is too narrow. Therefore we have taken the

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IBM

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  (MSKCC) and IBM have agreed to  collaborate on the development of a  powerful tool built upon IBM Watson in  order to provide medical professionals  with improved access to current and  comprehensive cancer data and practices. &nb

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Sectra

The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University  of Gothenburg has invested in  the Sectra Visualisation Table. Gothenburg  thus becomes the second Swedish  University in a short period of time to  reinforce its medical training by acquiring  Sectra’s visualisation table. &nb

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Aperio

Aperio, provider of digital pathology  systems, announced a strategic collaboration  with Dell to create the  world's first scalable, secure medical  cloud network for Pathology. Through  its secure cloud-based Unified Clinical  Archive solution, Dell manages nearly &nb

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Integrated IT to Optimise Patient Care

In March of this year COCIR - the European trade association  for the medical technology industry hosted a  meeting with the European Commissioner for Health and  Consumer Policy, John Dalli and senior representatives  from hospital and healthcare providers. The meeting in  

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Kpmg Report: Tech-Savvy Baby Boomers to Drive Demand for E-Health

The report from KPMG together with the Manchester  Business School, Accelerating Innovation: The power  of the crowd, is based on in-depth interviews with ehealth  executives representing 15 countries, as well as  insights from KPMG's global healthcare partners. Due  to chan

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Call for Papers

Researchers are invited to submit research articles addressing  the new research and development of wearable  devices, which can be used for the monitoring and treatment  of patients suffering from chronic diseases. Of particular  interest are papers which consider a set of senso

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European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

A new website, the "Marketplace for Innovative ideas" was  recently launched as part of the European Innovation Partnership  on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA).  The Marketplace is an interactive website designed to  help those that are interested and involved in the Partn

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Data Privacy in a Wider Perspective of Risk Management

Data privacy should be seen in a wider perspective of risk management  and governance. Due to recent events (e.g. the financial  crisis), governance and risk management are hot topics for media  coverage, especially within the financial sector. However, these  topics are also hig

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Data Ownership & Protection Issues

Technological advances have created great opportunities for society to develop new products and services,  and to communicate and share data. A tremendous amount of ubiquitous computational power  and online services are used every day as a normal commodity. These new facilities allow data

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