[Presentations can be downloaded from detailed programme below]: EHTEL kindly thanks all participants for making the event so lively and insightful: More than 150 eHealth and telehealthcare enthusiasts from Europe and beyond met on 6-7 December for the EHTEL 2012 Symposium "Fact not Fiction: The future of eHealth is already here", held in the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Rue van Maerlant 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. The positive feedback was overwhelming and rewarding, particularly for all EHTEL members on site. The event co-incided with the launch of the eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 - Innovative healthcare for the 21st century on which participants received a first hand presentation by DG CONNECT.
The health care sector is an area of social and economic interest in several countries; therefore, there have been lots of efforts in the use of electronic health records. Nevertheless, there is evidence suggesting that these systems have not been adopted as it was expected, and although there are some proposals to support their adoption, the proposed support is not by means of information and communication technology which can provide automatic tools of support. The aim of this study is to identify the critical adoption factors for electronic health records by physicians and to use them as a guide to support their adoption process automatically.
Experts in health IT are concerned about how the debate over "net neutrality" and "paid prioritization" could affect telemedicine and the electronic exchange of health records. President Obama has proposed creating a net neutrality exemption for health care providers, but opponents say such a system would increase regulatory hurdles. Modern Healthcare et al.
Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer. Onstage at TEDGlobal 2014, he demonstrates a working prototype of the mobile platform for the first time.