Confronto Nazionale sul Software in Sanità (National Comparison on Healthcare Software), 4-5 July, Rome

Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, 4-5 July

If you are one of our Readers in Italy or curious about the state of Italian healthcare technology as part of EU developments, 14 healthcare and IT system groups have come together for a meeting on technology innovation. The meeting will examine how health system stakeholders are developing and deploying software that supports the strategic, organizational, operational and clinical processes of service provision. The main discussion will center on sustainability, usability, performance, and interoperability with a focus on the EU’s Horizon 2020 and Italy’s particular situation in (translation) “extreme institutional, managerial and technical confusion. The result of this confusion is the continuous hemorrhaging of economic, logistical and human resources for the functioning of very restricted areas of health that are not interoperable with each other.” There is considerably more information on their website or you may contact the organizer, Koncept Ltd., t. 055 357223, m. 334 7365693, email segreteria@koncept.it

Bosch to can Health Buddy, withdraw from telehealth in UK – temporarily?

On September 6th, Bosch announced a tie up with Remedy Health Media  [TTA 10 Sep] “to launch remote patient monitoring products designed for tablets and smartphones”, which suggested that it would not be long before they stopped selling their purpose-built telehealth hardware.

Now TTA has heard from a reliable source that they are telling their customer organisations that they are going to withdraw (more…)