Investment in digital infrastructure and better coordination between data scientists and healthcare professionals can play a key role in the prevention of a second wave of coronavirus and future pandemics, healthcare professionals have told EURACTIV.
Estonia has started to test one of the world's first digital immunity passports, created by a team including founders of global tech startups Transferwise and Bolt, seeking a safer return to workplaces following the coronavirus lockdown.
In fall 2019, Dr Hans Kluge was nominated as the new WHO Regional Director for Europe. At the premises of the latest European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) conference in Bad Hofgastein, Austria, nominee WHO Regional Director for Europe, Dr Kluge,...
With digital technologies set to irrevocably change the face of our healthcare systems, the ethical concerns surrounding the use of artifical intelligence (AI) are increasingly gaining prominence in policy circles.
Using digital tools to deliver care more efficiently presents a massive opportunity to relieve Europe’s strained healthcare systems, but the enormous potential of this technology carries significant ethical and environmental considerations, EURACTIV heard at a recent event.
The development of pioneering new digital treatments and technologies, including robotics, artifical intelligence and data networks, is set to transform our healthcare systems over the coming years.
The ongoing big data revolution could have a significant impact on health policies in the EU. EU policymakers say the big data could considerably change the way healthcare policies are shaped. Through a data-driven approach, health systems will be more focused on patients and be able to optimise treatments and diagnosis and ultimately save lives […]
EU-funded software to help immigrants access healthcare services in European countries was tested for the first time this summer in Spanish health centres.
A new European Commission task force aimed at further developing the digital strategy in health will significantly help Europe’s healthcare systems and thus their patients, writes Denis Horgan.