Find here the latest news regarding digitalLIFE4CE. Get informed what we are currently doing to foster innovation in integrated healthcare system solutions.
Saxony’s Minister of Health Barbara Klepsch and Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer welcomed over 400 participants from the fields of health, politics and science on 17. September 2018 at the "Saxon Day of Telemedicine" in Leipzig. Among 25 projects, digitalLIFE4CE was selected as one of the highlighted projects in the field of digitization in healthcare and telemedicine that were presented at the event.
by Rebecca Winter
In this interview you get to know our polish project partner in Wroclaw. WPT is a company whose shareholders are the City of Wroclaw, the five largest universities in Wroclaw and the Lower Silesian Chamber of Commerce. The main task of WPT is to support companies developing modern technologies in various fields. WPT has 12 specialized laboratories that are available to companies for research and development of products and services.
"Gramma is a bit messy and she keeps losing her paper documents: as a matter of fact, she was overstressed because she could not find the folder containing all her medical records and her documents. She has turned her place upside down but could not find her latest blood tests and the ticket for the phlebologist appointment she desperately needed. This was a disaster! She was panicking; the appointment was the next week and she had been waiting for it for over six months. Seeing her like that made me feel useless” - explained Paola.
by Sara Testa & Olivia Balagna
Mattone Internazionale Salute Programe– ProMIS, has organised a workshop in Trento entitled "Artificial Intelligence and Chronic disease management", attended by a hundred participants in both days. The event gathered together not only local and national representatives of Italy but also representatives of the European Institutions, tackling the issues related to this important topic both at European and national level.
by Sara Testa
As part of the Digital Life project, a New Joint Strategy was prepared, defining the priorities and directions of activities in the field of digital healthcare management. The aim of preparing the strategy was to examine the current state of digitalization in healthcare, currently functioning national and regional strategies in various countries of Central Europe.
by Bartlomiej Ostrowski
Along with the first signs of summer, digitalLIFE4CE partner from Croatia, STEP RI, organized a partner meeting in Rijeka. This event was held on 4th and 5th of June 2018, and it consisted of a partner meeting, Steering Committee meeting, workshop, as well as presentation of Croatian healthcare system by Prof. Dr. Igor Prpić.
by Ana Marković Čunko
The main challenges of the nowadays-healthcare system, in particular within the Central Europe area, are represented by its fragmentation and the lack of cooperation between its main stakeholders. Moreover, the research and innovation structure of this field does not allow fruitful interactions among actors: as a consequence, knowledge transfer along the digital healthcare-sector-value chain, is hampered.
by Sara Testa
In order to test the learning hub, aka Moodle, The Autonomous Province of Trento (PAT) has prepared and sent a questionnaire to the partners to collect feedback and prepare report about testing and made improvements. Therefore after received feedback from partners, PAT will prepare a short description of the necessary improvements of the learning hub.
by Olivia Balagna
Get to know our digitalLIFE4CE partner in Croatia in this partner interview.
STEP Ri Science and Technology Park of the University of Rijeka is the premier science and technology hub, facilitating the commercialization of Research and Development and to foster cooperation between the scientific community and industry in the region. They are one of the best business support institutions in Croatia and host our partner meeting in June 2018.
The public event “Long night of Research” was opened by the governor of Burgenland Hans Niessl and Managing Director of University of Applied Sciences Burgenland Georg Pehm. After the opening, a science talk took place. The aim of public event was to raise awareness for digital healthcare, showcase excellent research solutions and give some general project information. At Long night of Research 350 visitors took part and gained new insights into world of Research and digital Healthcare. Project highlighted excellent solutions at “digitalLIFE4CE booth”.
by Alexandra Weghofer
A new and unique healthcare expert platform took place in Leipzig for the very first time - XPOMET.
Project partner VFG Leipzig e.V. introduced the project at the Vision Market presented by the City of Leipzig and invited participants to get involved in digitalLIFE4CE. See full presentation at our YouTube Channel.
Transnational working groups and learning hub with seven thematic learning modules are improving transnational knowledge exchange. Health care actors and stakeholders get the possibility to use state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of integrated health care and digitalization. The international context of the project helps to transfer experiences and generate new knowledge.
by Alexandra Weghofer
After introducing our new project partner GFL in Leipzig, we'd like to continue with the region Saxony and introduce our partner VFG Leipzig e.V. in this partner interview.
Learn about VFGs motivation for being partner in digitalLIFE4CE project.
Project Partners have established a visualization to showcase excellent solutions and best practice case studies. This solution is called “digital health excellence spots”. Toolbox shows visualization of healthcare innovation potentials, because mapped solutions and case studies are excellent, innovative and transferable to other regions.
by Alexandra Weghofer
A great workshop was held in Rome at the beginning of the year 2018, whit the participation of some of the Italian Regional Reference Sites of ProMIS – as organisers – and the European partners of the “DigitalLife”Project.The main goal of the workshop was the creation of the preconditions for strong, long term cooperation in the field of digital health between public and private stakeholders, trying to identify concrete short term and mid-term actions, like joint cooperation in future national and international projects.
by Àkos Eder
The consortium discussed achievements so far and tasks to achieve future goals. The revision of relevant documents led to the development of Digital Healthcare Excellence Spots Transnational & Regional Action plans. Group workshop was carried out to further elaborate activities (learning activities, building up of alliances, hub activities) and to set the base for development of action plan for identified Alliances.
by Mojca Cvirn
Around last Christmas we found ourselves in a project partner subsititution. Now it's time to get to know the new partner in digitalLIFE4CE project. Gesundheitsforen Leipzig GmbH will enrich our project team and is now VFG Leipzig's new regional partner for fostering innovation in integrated healthcare system solutions. Welcome on board! Click headline for reading the partner interview.
Healthday.si, a yearly conference on digital health community has been organised in Ljubljana on 6th December 2017. The aim of the conference was to tackle key challenges in innovation in healthcare with a different - lateral approach. The main discussion was around significant challenges in innovation processes in healthcare industry; lengthy commercialisation processes, access to financial resources to develop innovations and weak collaboration between innovators and health experts.
by Mocja Cvirn