eHealthNews.EU Portal Digest
- From: "eHealthNews.EU Portal" <ruslan.david@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 23 Jan 2007 02:14:07 -0800
Call for experts for FP7 Challenge 5: Towards sustainable and
ICT for Health (eHealth) is looking for experts related to three
objectives addressed by the call 1 & 2 for proposals (1- personal
health systems; 2- patient safety; 3- biomedical informatics and
modelling and simulation of physiology and disease related processes).
European scientists to develop robot nurses
Swarms of intelligent robots that can clean, tidy and even attend to
patients remotely could soon find their way into hospitals.
The EU funded project IWARD is looking to develop three robot nurses
that could perform a range of tasks for nurses, such as checking
temperatures and blood pressure and generally easing the burden on
hospital staff so they can spend more time with patients.
Personal Health Systems 2007 Exhibition
A unique event and in special the Personal Health Systems 2007
Exhibition has been recently announced. It will be open to attendees of
the Personal Health Systems 2007 Conference (12-13 February 2007,
European Parliament, Brussels).
Consumer Electronics Companies Move Into The Healthcare And Wellness
While the festive period has left some people overweight, the consumer
electronics market is now looking rather thin. However, according to a
report by Cambridge UK analysts Wireless Healthcare, some consumer
electronics companies are exploiting the growing demand for devices and
services that help people remain trim, fit and mentally alert.
MEDNET 2007 Call for Contributions
MEDNET 2007 - 12th World Congress on Internet in Medicine Society for
Internet in Medicine
Leipzig/Germany, October 7th - 10th, 2007
Organizing Committee of the MEDNET 2007 Congress is inviting to submit
Abstracts, Tutorials, Posters, Workshop and Congress Proposals.
The secret to Germany's FP6 success
Germany took the opportunity to look back at its impressive performance
in the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) as it held a national launch
event for FP7 in Bonn on 15 and 16 January.
Germany is ranked first among all participating countries for FP6. The
latest available statistics from the European Commission show 7,449
German participations in 3,027 FP6 contracts, with a total EU
contribution to German participants of around €2.3 billion.
Siemens Strengthens Its Position in the European Healthcare IT Market
On January 1, 2007, Siemens Medical Solutions took over Gesellschaft
für Systemforschung und Dienstleistungen im Gesundheitswesen mbH
(GSD), headquartered in Berlin. With more than 300 customers in 14
countries, GSD is a market leader in the area of health information
Study finds open source key to European ICT competitiveness
A new study on the economic impact of Free/Libre Open Source Software
(FLOSS) on the European information and communication technologies
(ICT) sector has found that it could increase Europe's competitiveness.
Ruslan David, MD
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