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Sunday, 22nd of July 2018

i-PROGNOSIS is now going full speed to deliver this spring the first application ever supporting the early detection of Parkinson’s Disease! Yet, technologies are not developed to make decisions instead of professionals. Within i-PROGNOSIS, we want doctors to play a key role in the detection process. This is why in this newsletter we give the floor to physicians who have integrated technologies into their work.


You are not a physician but you still want to lean in? Become one of our ambassadors and support medical teams in their research to improve the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s!

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Dr. med. Klingelhöfer

TUD: "Apps offer incredible possibilities for us to optimize treatment"

Dr. med. Lisa Klingelhöfer and Prof. Heinz Reichmann are medical partners of the i-PROGNOSIS project working at the Technische Universitat Dresden (TUD). They share with us their perspective on the project.   What is your role in i-PROGNOSIS? We are neurologists and represent the Department of Neurology of the Technical University of Dresden in Germany as one of the three medical centers in the …

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How the integration of care can benefit from ICTs?

Last week, i-PROGNOSIS attended the event "ICT4Life approach and contribution to the challenges of integrated care" organised by the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE). On this occasion, we got acquainted with the first project results and discuss potential synergies among our two projects. In a context of demographic ageing and ongoing integration of care, Information and communications technology (ICT) can definitely play a key …

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A smartphone sensor to detect disease

An EU-funded project is working on smartphones’ health cred by developing ‘Sniffphone’ - a module capable of analysing the user’s breath to detect as many as 17 diseases including early stage forms of some cancers. Presented in a study published on ACS Nano in December 2016, the 'Na-Nose' technology as it is called can detect the chemical patterns of exhaled …

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77% want to share their health information

In their second annual national consumer survey of over 4000 consumers, the San Francisco-based venture fund Rock Health highlighted 50 things we now know about digital health consumers. Among those things: the report underlines the fact that more people than ever are using wearable devices, they are also more willing to share their data, and want to take more ownership of their health. Yet, …

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New study on Big Data in Public Health, Telemedicine and Healthcare

The European Commission has published a new study on big data in public health, telemedicine and healthcare. It outlines policy recommendations in 10 areas: awareness raising, education and training, data sources, open data and data sharing, applications and purposes, data analysis, governance of data access and use, standards, funding and financial resources, and legal and privacy aspects. Using Big Data …

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Parkinson's Disease & Composite Scale Workshops (29 Mar. 2017)

On 29 March 2017, the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) is organising two workshops in Brussels on the themes of "Parkinson's disease in Europe: Time for a new policy direction?" and "The My PD Journey Composite Scale: Improving diagnosis and disease management". i-PROGNOSIS will attend the second round table where the following questions will be addressed: Why do we need a …

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eHealth Week (10-12 May 2017)

The eHealth Week 2017 is organised by the Maltese Ministry of Health as part of their Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Commission, and HIMSS-CHIME International. The conference is organised in partnership with the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe). The eHealth Week 2017 will gather stakeholders from across the globe to address international hot …

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