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Executive Health Management

European Procurement of Medical Countermeasures Expands

2020 03 Apr

Iceland, Finland and Norway are the latest countries to have signed the Joint Procurement Agreement (JPA) to procure medical countermeasures. As of April 2020, the JPA has been signed by 27 EU countries, Iceland, Norway and the UK. Besides the above three countries, in 2020 the agreement has also been signed by Poland and Sweden.... Read more

Executive Health Management

EUROSPINE 2019

2019 16 Oct

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Executive Health Management

Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors in everyday life objects through four use cases from research labs to large-scale pilots & adoption by pharmaceutical companies.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is the main cause of dementia, a syndrome defined by loss of cognitive... Read more

Executive Health Management

ENDA 2019

2019 12 Sep

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Executive Health Management

A patient’s journey is likely to include surfing the web: how can we help?

2019 21 Jan

Internet and people with mental disorders A “whole patient” can be a person with schizophrenia, who is also an internet user and searches for mental health information online. Between 2000–2018 the internet has grown by 1,052%, with about 4.2 billion people surfing the Web (internet World stats 2018). In Europe, about 81% of... Read more

Health Management

Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust

2017 07 May

The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund and The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. The project goal is to facilitate the use of national data reserves and design of the one-stop shop for health and social care data.   The mention of data exploitation may sound scary, but at its best it can mean... Read more

ICU Management

Evidence-Based Design Drives New Finnish ICU

2016 11 Jun

An intensive and intermediate care unit due to open in 2018 at Seinäjoki Central Hospital in Finland is the result of extensive evidence-based design research and virtual modelling. The facility with 24 single patient rooms will be the first ICU with single patient rooms in Finland. Design The EVICURES project included research carried out by... Read more