2012-08-06 02:12:36 -
2012-03-22 13:16:12 - How do you assess the impact of biocomputational models? In this webinar, you will learn about general principles to evaluate the prospective economic and clinical benefits of simulation methods.
2012-02-01 17:02:46 - International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies
2012-01-04 12:48:15 - With about 135,000 visitors from around the globe, the MEDICA World Forum for Medi-cine - is the largest and most important European and international exhibition and fair for the health sector. On November 18, 2011, a special session of the MEDICA Media Scientific Forum was devoted to continue the AmericanGerman Dialogue on Globalisation in (e)Health.
2011-12-15 15:16:28 - With about 135,000 visitors from around the globe, the MEDICA World Forum for Medicine is the largest and most important European and international exhibition and fair for the health sector.
2011-12-01 12:52:52 - Zum 11. Mal vergibt die Integrata-Stiftung für humane Nutzung der Informationstechnologie den Wolfgang-Heilmann-Preis, der mit insgesamt 10.000,-- dotiert ist und auf bis zu 3 Preisträger verteilt werden kann. Herausragende Vorschläge zum Computereinsatz, die die Verhältnisse in unserer Informationsgesellschaft nachhaltig zu bessern versprechen, können bis zum 10. Dezember 2011 bei der Integrata-Stiftung, Tübingen, eingereicht werden.
2011-11-10 11:27:07 - With the endorsement of the ICT for Health Unit at the European Commission, TICBioMed has organized a competition for rewarding the best eHealth solution of 2012 produced by an European SME. The objective of the competition is to support business success of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by giving them visibility together with marketing opportunities to attract customers, partners and external capital.
2011-09-22 17:19:36 - From 21st-25th February 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa, the next Future eHealth Leaders Summer Camp will provide ambitious young eHealth professionals with the opportunity for enhancing personal leadership skills and developing quality professional networks.
2011-09-02 12:48:11 - Unsynchronised social and health care service delivery leads to inefficiencies, duplication of resources, reduced levels of quality of care, and in extreme cases to premature death. Older people are particularly affected by this situation. They often need both types of services, such as support with daily living activities and chronic disease management.
2011-08-31 15:48:02 - Members of the CommonWell team will attend the International Telecare & Telehealth Conference 2011 on 14 - 16 November 2011 in London to present first outcomes of our pilot trials on integrated social and health care in the UK, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.
2011-05-27 12:53:19 - Zum 11. Mal vergibt die Integrata-Stiftung für humane Nutzung der Informationstechnologie den Wolfgang-Heilmann-Preis, der mit insgesamt 10.000,-- dotiert ist und auf bis zu 3 Preisträger verteilt werden kann. Herausragende Vorschläge zum Computereinsatz, die die Verhältnisse in unserer Informationsgesellschaft nachhaltig zu bessern versprechen, können bis zum 10. Dezember 2011 bei der Integrata-Stiftung, Tübingen, eingereicht werden.
2011-04-07 16:26:58 - Today is World Health Day (WHD) 2011. The theme of this year's WHD is antimicrobial resistance, which is a lead topic of the European Union supported research project DebugIT. The project builds IT tools that can have significant impact on surveillance and control of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistances in Europe.
2011-03-02 03:38:31 - [Bielefeld, Malaga, Veldhoven, Milton Keynes. 1 February 2011] - In four countries in Europe, CommonWell's integrated social and health care services are now being piloted to determine how integration improves the efficiency and quality of services and ultimately the quality of life of older people and people with chronic disease. The pilots are the culmination of two years of development and implementation work carried out by the project consortium and expectations are high.
2011-02-14 15:10:43 - empiricas Senior Research Associate Dr. Karl Stroetmann presented an overview of the status quo and progress made on privacy and data protection issues in national eHealth strategies at this years Conference on Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) which took place from January 25 to 27 in Brussels, Belgium.
2011-02-01 14:59:46 - empirica's Senior Research Fellow Dr. Karl Stroetmann was asked to join as one of seven experts the prestigious IT @ Networking Awards 2011 expert panel of judges. The two-day competition took place at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in Brussels from January 19 to 20. Organised by the European Association of Healthcare IT Managers and the European Association of Hospital Managers, this distinguished event recognises innovators in healthcare IT and medical technology from around the world.
2011-01-11 17:04:39 - The two-day symposium starting on 17 January in Brussels will explore the options of personal connected health systems in areas such as chronic condition and health management, independent ageing, and wellness.
2010-12-08 10:22:26 - The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Dublin, has published a report authored by WRC and empirica on the basis of a study on Company initiatives for Workers with Care Responsibilities for Disabled Children or Adults.
2010-10-28 00:00:00 - A recent article by the eHealth Strategies team looks at eHealth in Austria from a European perspective
2010-10-05 05:27:17 - empirica and the Work Research Centre, Dublin have been awarded and started the second phase of the Work+Care project for the EuroFound
2010-09-23 00:00:00 - "Europe is leading the rest of the world in advancing towards modern eHealth infrastructures and implementations" was the conclusion of Dr. Karl Stroetmann of empirica Consultants at an eHealth Strategies Symposium in Brussels.
2010-09-15 00:00:00 - The European Commission DG INFSO & Media has awared a contract on "eCareBench - Coping with an ageing population - Learning from good eHealth and telecare practices" to empirica
2010-09-13 00:00:00 - On November 12, 2010, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) will convene a stakeholder meeting of the ARGOS eHealth Consortium in conjunction with its annual conference in Washington, DC, which empirica is co-organising. Funded by the European Commission, DG External Relations, the ARGOS eHealth Project contributes to establishing a Transatlantic Observatory for Meeting Global Health Policy Challenges through ICT-Enabled Solutions.
2010-09-08 05:15:13 - On Sept. 16 the European Commission and empirica, in cooperation with the Belgium Presi-dency of the EU, will present the final results of the eHealth Strategies study to a wider public.
2010-07-09 09:44:26 - New publication by the European Commission on securing benefits from interoperable Electronic Health Record and ePrescribing systems
2010-05-18 12:00:20 - The first European Convergence Workshop aiming at the design of a pan-European eHealth Infostructure will take place at the 10th International Special Topic Conference of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI - STC), Reykjavik, Iceland, 3rd of June 2010.
2010-05-05 00:00:00 - Recommendations to sucessfully meet implementation challenges in a federal context
2010-04-15 05:35:44 - The European FP7 Research Project DebugIT 'Detecting and Eliminating Bacteria UsinG Information Technology' (www.debugit.eu) is delivering first results.
2010-03-30 18:08:29 - To provide strong support for both the European Union Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) research initiative and the global "Physiome" community, the process to establish a European VPH Institute has now officially started.
2010-03-30 17:23:39 - empirica researchers Karl Stroetmann, Alexander Dobrev, JĂ¶rg Artmann and Rainer Thiel report on the results of their critical review of the Swiss eHealth strategy, with a special emphasis on progress in the financing and incentive structures sub-project.
2010-03-30 00:00:00 - The unique EU-funded transatlantic cooperation project NeuroMusculoSkeletal (NMS) Physiome recently had its official kick-off on January 27th, 2010....
2010-03-16 00:00:00 - Health information systems can help make our healthcare systems economically sustainable. The recent EHR IMPACT study shows the importance of interoperability in this quest, as well as what needs to be in place in order to realise the potential.
2010-03-10 12:31:28 - empirica presents the results of the study on "ICT and eHealth use among General Practitioners in Europe" at the European Ministerial eHealth Conference 2008
2010-02-05 00:00:00 - The European Commission (EC) has selected empirica Communication & Technology Research along with the industrys global Continua Health Alliance, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) -Europe, and The Centre in Brussels for supporting its Smart Personal Health systems initiative
2009-12-11 02:48:38 - Under the patronage of the Swedish presidency, the ValuePlus project has presented key outcomes of its research on patient invovlement in EC-funded research projects.
2009-12-09 02:52:36 - The VPHOP organizing committee is happy to invite you to the Fracture Risk Modeling Symposium in connection with IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis & 10th European Congress on Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (IOF WCO-ECCEO1O).
2009-12-09 00:00:00 - New emprica study now available on the Europen Commission's web site: "Web accessibility in European countries: level of compliance with latest international accessibility specifications, notably WCAG 2.0, and approaches or plans to implement those specifications"
2009-11-25 02:56:08 - The 2009 Conference of the Sectoral e-Business Watch (SeBW), a programme of the European Commissionâ€™s Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, took place in Brussels on 29 October. It has been the 6th conference since the beginning of the programme in 2002.
2009-10-13 01:28:10 - Save the date: eHealth week 2010 in Barcelona combining the eHealth Ministerial Conference and the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition
2009-09-17 02:58:05 - The upcoming 2009 Conference of the Sectoral e-Business Watch, a programme of the European Commissionâ€™s Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, focuses on the economic impact of ICT on innovation and environmental sustainability as well as on resulting implications for competitiveness and policy.
2009-08-14 03:02:20 - A recent US report sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and carried out by the Institute for Health Policy (IHP) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Partners Health System highlights the state of Health IT adoption in the USA.
2009-08-11 03:08:54 - empirica started the ICEAC study on "Analysis of the role of Creativity and Innovation in school curricula in the EU27" for IPTS, Sevilla
2009-08-11 03:07:36 - empirica has been successful with a bid for an EU service contract by DG EAC and started a project on â€śCULTUREMAP - Study on the mapping and evaluating of existing platforms (websites) within the cultural sector aimed at stimulating debate and cross border exchange of matters concerning European culture"
2009-08-11 03:05:52 - Preliminary results of the EHR IMPACT study were presented to the i2010 Sub Group on eHealth in Brussels.
2009-08-11 00:00:00 - For three days, until July 1st, Berlin became the centre of attention for those interested in HealthGrid technology in Europe.
2009-06-30 03:11:44 - In the framework of the epSOS project, a recent workshop at EC premises dealt with the role of ontology-driven semantic interoperability in eHealth.
2009-06-12 03:12:54 - The International Workshop on Information Technology for Patient Safety, held in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine ITAB 2009, is envisaged as a compilation of the latest trends and developments in the field of information technology for patient safety.
2009-06-08 03:13:58 - The French results of the ICT and eHealth survey among General Practitoners are now available in a French translation under the title: "Analyse comparative sur lâ€™usage des TIC par les mĂ©decins gĂ©nĂ©ralistes europĂ©ens en 2007."
2009-06-08 00:00:00 - empirica researcher JĂ¶rg Artmann was invited to this year's Health Information Technologies Congress in Paris to present and discuss results of the eHealth Benchmarking and Good Practice eHealth studies.
2009-05-26 03:17:05 - Both the European Union and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have recognised ICT-facilitated solutions as key enablers for modern, patient-centered and efficient healthcare services.
2009-05-20 03:17:58 - Bonn/Brussels. Quantitative monitoring and benchmarking of eHealth is rather widespread in the European Union.
2009-05-06 03:19:35 - Member of the VPHOP consortium Karl A. Stroetmann gave an invited expert presentation on the vision and clinical potentials of VPH during a series of advanced seminars about Ă˘â‚¬ËśBio ICT-The Heart in the ComputerĂ˘â‚¬â„˘, organised at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France. Delegates included leading scientists and important industry leaders, EC decision-makers and major players in the field.
2009-05-06 00:00:00 - On Feb. 24, 2009, AIM (Association Internationale de la Mutualitie) held an executive expert workshop on "TELEMEDICINE AND REIMBURSEMENT" at its prem-ises in Brussels. The invited opening key note on Telemedicine and reimbursement: a framework, business models, practical examples was presented by empirica eHealth ex-pert Dr. Karl A. Stroetmann.
2009-04-21 03:21:28 - The result of the Financing eHealth study served as input to an article on â€śeHealth Investment: High Potential Opportunity and Managerial Challengeâ€ť in â€śHospitalâ€ť, the official journal of the Euro-pean Association of Hospital Managers.
2009-03-19 03:30:26 - European companies are confronted with huge challenges on several fronts: they have to cope with the consequences of the financial crisis, increasing pressure from global competition and compliance with tightening environmental regulation â€“ all at the same time.
2009-03-17 03:25:43 - As part of the management team in epSOS, a unique European initiative for interoperable ePrescriptions and eSummaries that brings together 27 partners in 12 Member States, empirica is proud to announce that the first months of the project are perceived as a success.
2009-03-03 03:29:02 - eHealth use among primary care physicians in Europe of great international interest - presentation at a conference in Victoria, Canada
2009-03-03 03:27:40 - Bonn/Prague, 18 February 2009. How widely spread is eHealth monitoring and benchmarking in the EU, Canada and the US? What activities, applications and health actors are covered by current monitoring activities? What needs to be done to come to a comprehensive, EU-wide eHealth benchmarking?
2009-02-24 03:39:36 - Interoperable eHealth in Europe achieves significant momentum through successful epSOS - CALLIOPE co-operation.
2009-02-20 03:47:57 - Report from the SemanticHealth project published by the European Commission
2009-02-20 00:00:00 - The three-year Good eHealth project is proud to present a collection of good practice case stud-ies from 30 European countries.
2009-02-12 03:48:51 - European services standard for cross-border healthcare provision agreed - an important step towards improved healthcare provision for mobile European Union citizens
2009-02-04 03:50:26 - First case study reports available for download on the EHR IMPACT website! The detailed case studies present evidence on the socio-economic impact of the Emergency Care Summary in Scotland, and the hospital-wide EPR system in the National Heart Hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria. A second round of cases will be published soon.
2009-01-16 03:53:25 - Two EHR IMPACT case studies were presented at this yearâ€™s TeleMed & eHealth 2008 Conference of the British Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London.
2009-01-16 03:52:27 - The second Financing eHealth workshop, â€ťProcuring for health benefits: critical factors for beneficial deployment of innovative eHealth and telemedicine servicesâ€ť, took place at the World of Health IT 2008 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
2009-01-16 03:51:14 - 15 January 2009 - The article published refers to the TEN4Health workshop on 9 September 2008 in Kiel, Germany.
2009-01-09 04:02:09 - The MeAC study recently published 28 eAccessibility Country Profiles, providing an overview of relevant policies and levels of eAccessibility actually achieved in 25 EU countries, Australia, Canada and the United States of America. The Profiles are based on the information gathered by the MeAC study team over the past three years.
2009-01-09 04:00:48 - - New study commissioned by the European Union to empirica eHealth experts - Fostering the development and implementation of national eHealth policies and strategies has been a key goal of the European Union (EU) eHealth Action Plan of 2004.
2009-01-07 04:03:10 - EU project CommonWell launched to improve quality of life for older people and support independent living though integration of health and social care
2009-01-05 00:00:00 - empirica is currently managing usability tests of AAL components developed within the SOPRANO project. The usability tests belong to the second phase of prototype testing with future SOPRANO users.
2008-12-22 04:06:57 - The European Commission DG Enterprise and Industry has awarded the study "Monitoring e-Skills Demand and Supply in Europe" to empirica
2008-12-10 04:08:33 - Dr Karl Stroetmannâ€™s talk given at the EHTEL/EUROREC symposium held as part of the World of Health IT 08 conference was highlighted by Jon Hoeksma, editor of the leading eHealth news platform eHealth Europe and the associated eHealth Insider newsletter.
2008-12-05 04:09:28 - On the occasion of the e-Inclusion Ministerial Conference in Vienna/Austria (30 Novâ€“2 Dec, 2008) the ICT & Ageing project, coordinated by empirica, presents a new report on the conditions for development of ICT & Ageing markets in Europe.
2008-11-24 05:22:08 - This new study about ICT standards in the health sector by empirica provides a structured overview of eHealth standards development and uptake in a European context, paying special attention to standards for electronic health records.
2008-11-11 05:19:07 - ICT is important for the steel industry. It can increase productivity, reduce costs and improve customer relationships.
2008-11-11 04:11:18 - The 2008 Sectoral e-Business Watch studies analyse the dynamic developments in ICT adoption and e-business activities in the European Union.
2008-11-11 04:10:13 - For retailers, the internet remains a sales channel that can attract new customers.
2008-11-11 00:00:00 - There has been a dynamic uptake of e-business activity in the European chemical, rubber and plastics industries, according to a recently released empirica study (2008).
2008-10-24 05:33:46 - The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) provides a timely reminder of Information Technology's relevance in the fight against hospital acquired infections.
2008-10-17 00:00:00 - Three projects with empirica lead or participation feature among others in a new e-inclusion brochure edited by the European Commission.
2008-10-17 00:00:00 - The European Commission recently published the Mid-Term Review of its i2010 strategy, a policy-framework for the information society.
2008-10-13 05:39:09 - empirica presentation on "Benchmarking Multi-stakeholder Partnerships for e-Skills" at the European e-Skills 2008 Conference in Thessaloniki
2008-10-13 05:36:55 - Under the heading "Citizen Services for Borderless Healthcare - EU Workshop Presents Successful Solutions" the publication Hospital Post Europe has published the results of the Ten4Health workshop held at the eHealth Conference 2008 in Kiel, Germany in September 2008.
2008-09-25 05:40:43 - This year's TeleMed & eHealth 2008 Conference of the British Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) will take place on the 24th and the 25th of November in London. At this prominent scientific European meeting, empirica will be present with several contributions:
2008-09-24 00:00:00 - Travelling abroad for pleasure, education, or work has become a natural part of life for many European citizens. Products and services can be bought in another member state when required, but obtaining healthcare outside their country of residence still presents a problem to most European citizens. This was the starting point for a recent workshop which was part of the eHealth 2008 conference in Kiel, Germany, organized by the European Commissions TEN4Health project.
2008-08-26 05:45:33 - About two months ago, the MeAC study team published a first set of ten Country Profiles. Now, a further ten Profiles were added, covering Belgium, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Malta and Poland. Again, the Profiles provide an overview of relevant policies and levels of eAccessibility for each country.
2008-07-11 05:47:27 - On July 2, the European Commission released, as part of the Renewed Social Agenda, two documents with significant importance to suppoting cross-border healthcare delivery. empirica is proud of its substantial contributions to the conceptual groundwork of cross-border and interoperable healthcare delivery through its various studies and projects ...
2008-07-01 05:50:36 - As part of the ICT+Ageing study, empirica will organise an expert workshop on "Market Barriers for Uptake of ICTs for Independent Living and Active Ageing at Home" to take place at the European Commission, DG Information Society and Media, on 22 July 2008.
2008-07-01 00:00:00 - The TRANSFORM project, which is coordinated by empirica, explores the conditions for transformative use of ICTs by European regions as well the ways in which such use can be measured and benchmarked.
2008-06-25 05:51:26 - By 2020, 25% of the EU's population will be over 65. To respond to this growing demographic challenge, the European Union Council of Ministers approved, on 23 June 2008, a European Commission (EC) plan to make Europe a hub for developing digital technologies designed to help older people to continue living independently at home.
2008-06-17 05:52:32 - Further to last year's successful eAccessibility benchmarking report, the MeAC study ("Measuring Progress of eAccessibility in Europe") now published individual eAccessibility country profiles.
2008-05-13 06:01:23 - Ten4Health project on citizen services for borderless healthcare in the European Union presented at the European Ministerial eHealth Conference 2008
2008-05-13 06:00:11 - Advisory Board meeting of the "eHealth Benchmarking" study took place at the European Ministerial eHealth Conference 2008
2008-05-09 06:03:03 - empirica presents results of the EHR IMPACT and Financing eHealth studies at the European Ministerial eHealth Conference 2008
2008-05-09 05:54:16 - At the recent European eHealth Conference in Slovenia, an EU commissioned study on the â€śSocio-economic impact of interoperable electronic health records and ePrescription in Europe - EHR Impactâ€ť was presented.
2008-04-25 06:03:58 - Survey takes pulse of e-Health in Europe and prescribes wider ICT use among doctors - European Commission publishes the results of the empirica "Pilot on eHealth Indicators" study
2008-04-10 05:53:15 - Organised by the Telemed and eHealth Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, this half-day workshop will support healthcare commissioners, public and private service developers, physicians and other healthcare providers as well as telehealth equipment vendors in developing successful business cases for sustainable telehealth services, and in better understanding the requirements and constrains of other actors involved in the healthcare value system.
2008-04-08 06:05:43 - First findings of the EHR IMPACT study will be presented next month at the European Union Ministerial Conference on eHealth 2008 in PortoroĹľ, Slovenia.
2008-03-06 06:06:29 - Dr. Karl A. Stroetmann, Senior Research Associate with empirica, gave an invited key note speech on â€śTen4Health: Supporting trans- European healthcare services for mobile citizensâ€ť at the 3rd Portuguese IT for Health Congress March 4 and 5, 2008 in Lisbon, Portugal.
2008-02-23 06:07:10 - Ten4Health actively participated with a presentation on "New eHealth Possibilities with the Project Ten4Health" of Dr. Karl A. Stroetmann in the session on "Best practice examples for cross-border health co-operation" at the Conference "European Co-operation in the Health Sector - Added Value for People, Economy and Regions" which was orangised by the Association of the European Border Regions (AEBR) and the REGIO BASILIENSIS on 22 February 2008 in Basel (Switzerland).
2008-02-07 06:08:06 - First results from the Financing eHealth study have been published on the study website www.financing-ehealth.eu. One of the reports describes the conceptual framework in which eHealth investments are and should be made.
2008-01-30 06:17:27 - After having successfully won the call for tender on the study for the first phase (Pilot on eHealth Indicators), a study including a survey of more than 6000 General Practitioners in all European countries which will be completed by empirica in March 2008, also the second study in a series of three linked studies to develop eHealth benchmarking at European level was awarded to empirica. The study will cover all 27 EU Member States plus Norway and Iceland as well as Canada and the USA.
2008-01-24 06:15:36 - The European Commission is going a step further in its efforts to foster multilingualism as a key part of European unity in diversity.
2008-01-13 06:08:48 - Its objective was to carry out an in-depth analysis of the results of the annual Information Society Surveys of households and enterprises and to relate them to a number of specific themes.
2007-12-20 06:10:18 - Large Success of the Third European Conference "Silver Economy in Europe 2007" in Seville with a good practice award for the Limousin region in France
2007-12-20 06:09:37 - The newsletter contains again a lot of interesting information on relevant Silver Economy issues from all over the European Union and its regions. A special focus is on the recent 3rd European Silver Economy Conference, held on 15 and 16 November 2007 in Sevilla Spain (cf. above).
2007-12-17 06:20:39 - An expert symposium concerned with â€ťCritical Issues for Electronic Health Recordsâ€ť was co-hosted by The Nuffield Trust and The Wellcome Trust
2007-12-17 06:19:54 - Empirica senior research associate Dr. Karl Stroetmann was keynote speaker at the Royal Society of Medicine's Conference TeleMed & eHealth â€™07: Supporting Self Care.
2007-12-17 06:18:21 - The MobilAlarm device and service were presented at the European Union Ministerial Debate on eInclusion in December 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal.
2007-12-14 06:22:22 - As was recently observed by Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for Information Society and Media, "ICT systems that provide timely information can save live, improve the quality and efficiency of the health delivery system and contain the cost."
2007-12-14 06:21:26 - The eHealth ERA project has been concluded successfully. Funded by the European Commission, DG Information Society and Media, eHealth ERA investigated and analysed eHealth priorities and deployment activities in European countries.
2007-10-25 01:22:28 - Six sectors and four cross-sector topics have been selected for the new Sectoral eBusiness Watch (SeBW) work programme of 2007/08. Sectors include chemicals, rubber and plastics; steel; furniture; retail, transport services and logistics; and banking.
2007-10-18 01:25:02 - Deloitte, together with empirica and the European Commission, will present an upbeat view of the Exchange of Good Practices in eHealth during a half day free of charge workshop in Vienna. The session will take place on 22nd of October from 14.00 to 18.00 CET.
2007-10-18 01:21:37 - The workshop "Perspectives and Impacts of RFID adoption in European Supply Chains" is organised by e-Business W@tch in co-operation with IDC and took place at the Next Generation Supply Chain Summit in Milano on 23rd October 2007.
2007-10-09 06:23:01 - Karsten Gareis (empirica) has authored a Guide to Good Practice in using indicators and benchmarking as a tool in regional Information Society policy. ...
2007-10-09 01:23:19 - Three quarters of European General Practitioners in the EU15 were already active internet users and online in 2002, as was revealed by a Eurobarometer survey. This is in line with global results presented by a recent Commonwealth Fund study. ...
2007-10-01 01:20:35 - V. N. Stroetmann, J.-P. Thierry, K. A. Stroetmann, A. Dobrev eHealth for Safety - Impact of ICT on Patient Safety and Risk Management 25 September 2007 eHealth, the beneficial application of ICT-based systems and solutions, has been identified as potentially the key enabler to fundamentally improve patient safety in clinical contexts.
2007-10-01 01:19:42 - Latest results from the empirica-coordinated eTEN project "Trans-European healthcare support network for Europeâ€™s mobile citizens: Meeting the challenge of cross-Member State healthcare services" (www.ten4health.eu) will be presented at the World of Health IT, Vienna, Thursday 25 October 2007.
2007-09-18 01:18:50 - The SOPRANO project (Service Oriented PRogrammable smArt enviroNments for Older Europeans) has recently launched its project website.
2007-08-28 01:17:16 - Our second contributor, Alexander Dobrev from Empirica, looks at financing opportunities in the three phases of the eHealth investment life-cycle, and explains how the financing model changes as the eHealth project goes through planning, implementation and operation.
2007-08-07 01:16:35 - The TEN4Health project had its kick-off meeting on 1 August 2007 at the AOK Rheinland/Hamburg premises in Grevenbroich....
2007-08-07 01:15:49 - The website of the eHealth ERA project now provides contact data about organisations promoting or conducting eHealth research and technology development (RTD) in Europe.
2007-07-17 01:14:45 - The database of the eHealth ERA project (http://www.ehealth-era.org), co-ordinated by empirica, now includes a first set of extended country reports.
2007-07-06 01:13:35 - The Event is on Friday 13th July 2007. The Cordula and GĂĽnter Paetzold Auditorium. This forum will bring to life two important and pivotal issues in eHealth today: - eHealth Priorities and Implementation Strategies - The Benefits of eHealth eHealth solutions have great potential to improve access, quality, and efficiency of healthcare.
2007-06-12 01:11:54 - SOPRANO is an Integrated Project (IP) which started in early 2007 where empirica is one of the partners. The project was officially launched at Tunstall's world headquarters in Whitley Bridge, Yorkshire on the 1st February 2007, and was attended by 40 delegates from the UK and European partner organisations. The SOPRANO project resulted from a successful proposal submission to the European Commissionâ€™s IST Programme which is part of the Framework Programme 6.
2007-06-12 01:10:14 - The SAVE@Work4Homes project aims to achieve a very significant reduction in energy consumption in social housing across Europe, across all types of existing building and across all tenant groups, by providing information and support to tenants enabling them to optimise their energy consumption behaviour.
2007-06-12 01:08:44 - In this study for the European Commission DG INFSO and Media a survey of almost 6,000 primary care physicians on their use of ICT and internet for communication with patients and between primary and secondary care and other health agencies will be carried out in all 27 Member States of the European Union and in Norway and Iceland. The fieldwork will start in the third quarter of 2007.
2007-05-14 01:07:18 - The objective of the study is to support the i2010 initiative by analysing the origins as well as the impacts of the current lack of confidence in the information society products and services,...
2007-04-23 01:03:19 - As of May 2007, the mobile emergency device that was tested in the international project MobilAlarm (http://www.mobilalarm-eu.org) will be marketed. empirica co-ordinated this project from April 2004 to August 2005.
2007-04-12 01:02:26 - The European Commission's brochure "Information Society and Health: Linking European Policies" has been produced by Information Society Policy Link (ISPL)
2007-04-12 01:00:38 - The Department of Equality and Social Welfare of the Junta de AndalucĂa will organise the 3rd SEN@ER Conference in the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos in Seville/Spain on the 15th and 16th of November 2007.
2007-04-10 12:59:38 - eHealth matters to the whole of Europe: All European countries undertake great efforts to improve access, quality and efficiency of their health services through innovative information technology-based solutions.
2007-04-03 12:56:29 - Supporting Self Care - The Role of eHealth. The Call for Abstracts is open, the Deadline for submission is Monday 30 April 2007. The same holds for the Call for workshops.
2007-03-23 01:06:14 - A database with documents about European eHealth priorities and strategies is now available at the website of the EU-funded project eHealth ERA (http://www.ehealth-era.org).
2007-03-22 12:53:00 - The SeniorWatch study is aimed at assessing and measuring changes in the ICT market for older people, which occurred since 2002 when the first SeniorWatch study was conducted, and follow up the developments.
2007-03-21 12:51:25 - In November 2006 empirica supported by the ENIR network (www.enir.org) has been awarded the contract for the European study on the "Benchmarking policies on multi-stakeholder partnerships for e-skills in Europe".
2007-03-20 12:48:03 - Read the Final report and the 27 country briefs and the European Commission's press release on the i2010 website.
2007-03-19 04:24:49 - Benchmarking plays a central role in measuring progress on i2010 priorities.
2007-01-30 06:11:13 - The 18 months study for DG Education and Culture of the European Commission will provide a comparative analysis report detailing the main strategies for the integration of ICT in primary schools in the EU27, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland, their impact and future development perspectives.
2007-01-24 06:13:29 - It brings higher levels of transparency to the IT practitioner training and certification market and recommendations providing useful inspiration for policy makers, industry, social partners and other stakeholders.
2006-12-15 04:21:01 - A one day workshop organised by the eInclusion@EU project with support of the European Commission on 30 November 2006 in Brussels, Belgium
2006-12-12 04:19:49 - The Active@Work process model divides the promoting of active ageing at work into clear phases and activities in order to help planning and implementing improvements in working conditions.
2006-11-27 00:00:00 - On 8th November 2006, the last of the three days, the day was devoted to a second thematic workshop on Health Terminologies, which was co-organised with the EU co-funded project, Semantic Health.
2006-11-27 00:00:00 - Werner B. Korte presented results from the LearnInd study which was just completed for the European Commission DG INFSO & Media and DG EAC.
2006-11-15 04:13:12 - A new addition to the empirica Working Paper Series presents an overview of findings from existing research on virtual collaborative ways of working.
2006-10-19 00:00:00 - At the World of Health IT conference in Geneva, 10 - 13 October 2006, empirica consultant Stefan Lilischkis presented findings from the e-Business W@tch 2006 hospital survey. One of the most interesting results is that hospitals, in comparison with other economic sectors, are relatively strong in online procurement but they are relatively weak in patient-facing information technology solutions.