Category Archive: Europe

Jul 12

eMental health Mastermind Project

Depression is characterised by its high incidence, social cost and is a major cause of morbidity worldwide.  eMental Health technology has proven clinical effectiveness in treating depression and other mental illnesses. The MasterMind project* aims to make high quality treatment for depression more widely available for adults suffering from the illness by the use of …

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Apr 14

Estonia’s ehealth results

Estonia is a small northern European country on the Baltic Sea is achieving significantly more than its size would indicate. In July 2014, Estonia  set up the e-Health Working Group, whose mission is to develop the Estonian e-Health Strategic Plan until 2020, along with the e-Health Development Concept until 2025 and its detailed implementation plan 2015–2017. …

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Apr 07

Ireland – €875m on EHR

Ireland is to spend up to €875m rolling out a national electronic health record system (EHR) that will enable patient information to be instantly accessed by approved medical personnel as reported by the irishexaminer last month.  The EHR’s capital costs will be between €345m and €467m over five years, with operating costs of between €302m …

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Feb 06

European Institute for Innovation Thr~ugh Health Data

  A new not for profit Institute is being launched next month in Europe which is definitely worth keeping your eye.  It will be guiding and catalysing the best, most efficient and trustworthy uses of health data and interoperability, for optimising health and knowledge discovery.       3 things they do Provide independent governance …

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