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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 tak

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Spain

University of Granada researchers have developed a  software tool that makes an accurate estimation of  the risk that a person has to suffer a heart disease. In  addition, this software tool allows the performance of  massive risk estimations, i.e. it helps to estimate the &nbsp

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Telecare in Andalusia

The University Hospital Virgen Macarena of Seville and the  Superior Engineering School of Seville University are jointly  carrying out a new research project for the implementation  of a complete telecare system for kidney patients.   “Modular customisable architecture for com

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UK

The UK government has announced £4 million of funding  for businesses to develop cutting-edge ideas to address  some of the biggest health problems of our time.  The Department of Health has opened two new competitions with up to £2 million of funding each to develop  technolog

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Poland

The Polish Ministry of Health has recently launched  'Dlapacjenta.mz.gov.pl', a portal providing practical information  on the reimbursement of medicines.   Designed as an easy-to-use and convenient information  source on medicines reimbursed by the National  Health fund,

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Agfa

A new agreement with DataFirst will  deliver automated migration services  for cardiology, significantly increasing  efficiency and quality of the migration  process. The companies will provide  data migration service capabilities and  archival storage solutions, enabl

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Carestream

One of the first medical imaging data archiving  and sharing projects in France using  CARESTREAM Vue Cloud PACS and  Vue Cloud Archive is now operational.  Data is hosted at the Roanne Numeri-  Parc secure data centre (ISO27001 certified)  in the Loire Region (south-e

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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. &n

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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. &n

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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 &n

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