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With the support of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology,
hospitals can improve the quality of medical care by designing more
efficient processes in logistics and administration. The University
Clinic of Jena has used an integrated RFID solution from SAP to create
a comprehensive, secure process from the ordering of medication to
dispensing it to patients.
Whether you are learning a foreign language, training for the city
marathon or want to lose five kilos – the digital motivator eCoach
will help you to achieve your personal goals. The system runs on any
cell phone or PDA and provides just the right amount of motivation.
Instead of the shrill sound of the alarm clock, your cell phone wakes
you in the morning with a happy mp3 song.
The future is plastic electronics
A new electronics industry appears to be on the verge of exploding on
the scene in Europe, and one company is at the forefront of this
Earlier this year, the UK technology start-up Plastic Logic announced
that it had secured USD 100 million (€76 million) worth of venture
capital to help build the world's first commercial plant for plastic
Agfa HealthCare's latest solutions presented at ECR 2007
Agfa HealthCare presents an extensive lineup of new products and
solutions at ECR 2007 (Expo B, booth 212), including advanced imaging
systems, integrated RIS/PACS/reporting (Radiology Information System/
Picture Archiving and Communications System) solutions, sophisticated
data management, and integrated digital workflows for radiology,
mammography, cardiology and the healthcare enterprise.
Philips at the European Congress of Radiology 2007
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today demonstrated the
new release of iSite PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications
System), which integrates patient information from across the
radiology department. Accessible from anywhere in the hospital and
beyond, iSite PACS provides radiologists with an intuitive interface
to view a broad range of patient images, including those in 3D.
Romanian Hematology meets European Standards
Due to the information system implemented by Romsys, Romania is one of
the first countries that implement UE settlements regarding quality
and security standards in order to collect, process, stock and provide
human blood and blood components as well.
Q-REC - European Quality Labelling and Certification of Electronic
Health Record Systems
The Q-REC project entitled "European Quality Labelling and
Certification of Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs)" is a
Specific Support Action for the strategic objective 2.4.11 "Integrated
BioMedical Information for better Health" as addressed in Call 4 of
the Information Society Technologies Work Programme.
Personal Health Systems 2007 Conference announced online speakers'
In the Speakers page close to the speakers' photo and short resume
Personal Health Systems 2007 Conference (PHS) organizers have included
web links to the conducted presentations. Additionally, please note
that a pleasant Conference Photo Gallery as well is accessible for all
PHS 2007 Conference web site visitors.
ICT and e-Business in Hospital Activities - ICT adoption and e-
business activity in 2006
This document is a sector study by e-Business W@tch, focusing on
Hospital Activities (see section 2 for an introduction to this
sector). It describes how hospitals use information and communication
technologies (ICT) for conducting business, assesses the impact of
this development for hospitals and the health sector as a whole, and
indicates possible implications for policy. Analysis is based on
literature, interviews, case studies and a survey among decision-
makers in European hospitals about the ICT use of their hospital.
The eChallenges e-2007 Conference & Exhibition
The eChallenges e-2007 Conference & Exhibition takes place in the
beautiful city of The Hague, The Netherlands (24 - 26 October 2007).
This is the seventeenth in a series of annual technology research
conferences supported by the European Commission, which regularly
attracts over 600 delegates from leading commercial, government and
research organisations around the world to share knowledge and
experience, lessons learnt and good practice in areas of applied
Information Communication Technologies (ICT).
Ruslan David, MD
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