CSC gets EuroRec certification
CSC has become one of the first software providers in Europe to receive certification from EuroRec, an organisation dedicated to promoting high quality electronic health record systems. The company was awarded the certification after it passed a series of performance criteria set by the non profit organisation. Freddy Lykke, managing director of CSC’s European healthcare […]
Wearable cardiac sensor gets CE approval
An advanced new wearable wireless patient monitoring system has received CE mark approval, allowing it to be sold in Europe.
Commission says e-health is on track
The European Commission has published an update on its lead market initiative for e-health, reporting that it is too early to tell whether work has had an impact on growing the continent’s e-health market.
EuroRec 2009 programme published
The programme for the EuroRec conference 2009 has been published, the event will be held on 1 September in Sarajevo. The conference is part of the wider Medical Informatics Europe Conference 2009 (MIE2009) which takes place over three days from the 30 August to 2 September 2009. The EuroRec Institute is an independent organisation that […]
EU sets e-health map for 2009
Ilias Iakovidis and Michael Palmer tell E-Health Europe’s Outi Alapekkala how e-health will develop in 2009 and far beyond.
Irish GP systems get EuroRec quality seal
Four general practice systems used in the Irish market have achieved the 2008 quality label, or seal, awarded by the European Institute for Health Records (EuroRec). EuroRec is the European Commission funded-body responsible for the quality accreditation of electronic healthcare record systems. The EuroRec Seal is intended to help promote cross-border harmonisation and compatability, as […]
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 […]
Call for semantic health interoperability
A leading UK academic has called for a new push on the development of semantic electronic health records based on ‘clinical archetypes’ as the only viable route to deliver fully interoperable electronic health care records, writes Jon Hoeksma in Slovenia. Dr Dipak Kalra of University College London said clinical archetypes, or “clinical shapes” need to […]
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.