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Executive Health Management

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

2019 22 May

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use   How FAIR4Health aims to enable safe and ethical sharing of all data and metadata derived from publicly-funded research.   The FAIR principles are intended to ensure that people and machines can reuse data. These principles are designed to be applied to data and metadata... Read more

IT Management

3rd Annual COCIR e-Health Summit 2016

2016 08 Dec

COCIR: Strategic partner of the European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing This year’s COCIR eHealth Summit is under the umbrella of the European Commission’s  European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing  (5-8 Dec 2016, Brussels). The event builds on the outcomes of previous COCIR eHealth Summits... Read more

IT Management

eHealth on EU Digital Standards Agenda

2015 09 Oct

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Standards for the Digital Single Market (DSM). The aim is to gather views on priorities for standards in key technology areas which are critical to achieving the DSM. eHealth is one of these key areas where standards need to be built. "Broadly speaking, we are following up on the eHealth... Read more

ICU Management

Harmonising IC Medical Training in Europe

2015 19 Feb

A commission in the European Union is working on a joint curriculum for intensive care medical training across Europe. The Multiple Joint Committee of Intensive Care Medicine (MJC ICM) has come up with general guidelines for harmonisation of ICM training in Europe, which the member states are now expected to ratify. "United in diversity" is the motto... Read more

Executive Health Management

Q&A: Ebola and Health Implications for the EU

2014 16 Oct

The current Ebola outbreak affecting the West Africa region is the worst such outbreak on record. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, calling for a coordinated international response. As of 10 October, there have been more than 8399 reported cases, including 4033 deaths from the disease... Read more