• eHealth Action Plan to be published 06 December 2012

    The Policy Affairs Working Group has learned that the eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 will be published on 06 December 2012.
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  • Research Associate & Scientific Software Developer Openings in image computing/modelling, Sheffield, UK

    This is a pre-announcement of upcoming R&D positions at the Center for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine (CISTIB) at the University of Sheffield. The positions refer to two new exciting projects on patient-specific musculoskeletal and brain modelling in the context of paediatric diseases and dementia syndrome.
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  • MEDTECH beware: my next blood glucose monitor will be an i-phone

    Bastian Hauck, type-1 diabetic and founder of Adventure Diabetes, tells us the patient prospective on the slow evolution of Healthcare informatics: “….While reality increasingly goes digital to meet on my iPhone – friends via social media, work via mobile computing and the Cloud – my home via remote access, Bluetooth and Wifi, and even my phone itself via GPS, smart gestures and SIRI, my diabetes does not.”
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  • Digitalization of medical images in Catalonia

    The VPH Institute member, Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ) belongs to the Catalan Ministry of Health and is the entity responsible for the promotion and the management of the digitalization of all the medical images. This project is coordinated through a specific unit and started in 2008.
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  • Read the THROMBUS Newsletter

    THROMBUS "A quantitative model of thrombosis in intracranial aneurysms", is a collaborative VPH project funded by the European Commission in the Seventh Framework Programme in biomedical research field. The Project, started on February 1st 2011, is now at Mid-term.
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  • VPH presented at the SIAM Life Sciences Conference in San Diego

    The VPH ambassador, Prof Peter Hunter, gave a presentation on the "Computational Physiology and the VPH/Physiome Project" at the SIAM Life Sciences Conference recently held in San Diego (Aug 7th/10th, 2012)
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