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2nd of May, 2017

#100

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10 years, 100 editions of Flash TicSalut

This April, the Flash TicSalut newsletter reaches its 100th issue! The Fundació TicSalut, which works to promote the development and use of ICTs and networking in the area of health, has used the newsletter as a tool for giving news and passing on knowledge in the field of innovation, technology and health. These have been 10 years of a monthly newsletter with more than 7,200 subscribers (2017), translated into 3 languages (Catalan, Spanish and English) and sent to more than 300,000 users since the first issue in 2008.

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Results of the Connected Apps in Healthcare 2017 report

The "Connected Apps in Healthcare 2017" report made by KLAS research, studies the health organisations’ and market’s evaluations and perceptions of the health apps, and identifies their uses and trends.

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The AppSalut Portal, the Intersocial project and the Trends Map present at Inforsalud

The 20th edition of the Inforsalud 2017 Congress was held in Madrid from 20 to 23 March. TicSalut was there with the AppSalut Portal, the Intersocial project and the Trends Map study in an edition focused on the digital transformation of the health sector.

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The potential of mHealth for diabetic patients

The study "Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for patients with diabetes" aims to assess the evidence of previous studies on the effectiveness of mhealth interventions for diabetic patients.

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“Les històries dels Bonsu” [Tales of the Bonsu] come to MouTV to promote healthy habits among TMB users

The Official School of Nursing of Barcelona (COIB) has created “Tales of the Bonsu”, short videos for all watchers to educate and promote health among the citizens. The tales, which will be different each month, start with a video on school bullying.

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The health sector in Catalonia raises 160 million euros in two years

According to the latest figures from the Biocat directory, the life sciences and health sector is experiencing continuous and unstoppable growth.

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BSA recognised with the maximum level of Continuity of Care

Badalona Serveis Assistencials (BSA), recognised as world leader for the way it uses information technologies to provide Continuity of Care.

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Interview

Raquel Cánovas and Marta Carbonell share the main challenges of the sector from the HUVH technology management.

“The motto of the HUVH is always the patient first: we want to improve our relationship with the patients through new technologies”

In the 100th issue of the Flash TicSalut, we wanted to know more about the technological management of a hospital, as it gathers many of the characteristics to which we have given a voice in all of these editions: technology, health, information systems, mobile applications, vision, innovation, etc. Raquel Cánovas is the Directress for Technology of the Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron and Marta Carbonell is the IT Sub Directress. Both give us a view of the current Catalan environment and consider the sector’s next challenges and opportunities.

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Standards and Interoperability

Results of the Intersocial project, published

At the Fundació TicSalut’s Office of Standards and Interoperability (OFSTI) the results have been published of the Intersocial project: semantic interoperability in social care. The controlled vocabulary chosen to represent these concepts was SNOMED CT, as multilingual, granular and flexible international terminology.

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