Conference for EHTEL anniversary
The European Health Telematics Association has announced it will hold a two day conference on the association’s tenth anniversary that will address the accomplishments and challenges of e-health over the past ten years.
EHTEL helps Swedish government review e-health
The Swedish government and healthcare authorities have called upon the European Health Telematics Association to discuss their national e-health strategy. The discussion took place in a two-day meeting in Stockholm last week and was the first time that e-health industry body EHTEL had been asked to advise a national government. EHTEL president, Martin Denz, told […]
New partnership to boost e-health
The European Health Telematics Association has announced that it has signed an agreement with the International Society of Telemedicine and e-health to further their efforts in making telemedicine more widespread. The agreement highlights the need for a “synergistic partnership” to increase each organisations effectiveness and make a more positive impact than their individual efforts alone. […]
EHTEL publishes e-health patient charter
The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) has published a patient charter defending patient’s rights to “switch off e-health technology”. The charter sets out the potential of e-health to improve healthcare, particularly for older people and those suffering chronic conditions, but says this must not be at the expense of patient’s privacy. The charter calls on […]
EHTEL and EuroRec symposium
The focus of e-health is shifting from connecting systems to connecting people, a symposium ahead of this year’s World of Health IT conference will be told.
EHTEL and EuroRec announce e-health symposium
The two main European e-health bodies, EHTEL and EuroRec, have announced they will hold a joint e-health planning and management symposium on 3 November, immediately ahead of the World of Health IT (WHIT) Conference. The event will be held the beginning of the WHIT Conference, 4-6 November, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The joint EHTEL and EuroRec […]
EHTEL launch report on future of telemedicine
A new report from the European Health Telematics Association has issued a report detailing a series of recommendations for achieving sustainable telemedicine services in Europe by 2020. The ”Sustainable Telemedicine: paradigms for future-proof healthcare” report presents the current achievements and best practice examples drawn from a number of ongoing projects across Europe, as well as […]
New approach called for on Telemedicine
Experts gathered in Luxembourg to debate the future of telemedicine yesterday were told that new financial and business models are needed to make telemedicine part of mainstream healthcare, rather than many “unsustainable” projects. Mark Lange, head of the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) set out the challenge: “The question that we are addressing now is […]
EHTEL offers guidance on telemedicine strategies
The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) has published a briefing paper looking at developments across the continent in telemedicine and improvements that could be made in the next two years. The ‘Sustainable telemedicine: paradigms for future-proof healthcare’ report highlights the successes of introducing telemedicine to date in Europe, and offers guidance as to how the […]
Building Europe’s e-health market
The European Commission’s Information Society and Media Directorate-General ICT for Health team speaks to E-Health Europe about the lead market initiative for e-health.