Approach or solution A comparison of two financial incentive models to improve adherence to a physical activity programme, comparing a gain and a loss model.   Organisation or initiative Research publication: Hafner, M., Pollard, J., & Van Stolk, C. (2020). Incentives and physical activity: An assessment of the association between...

Approach or solution Reimbursing the cost of an mHealth tool through adherence rewards   Organisation or initiative Research publication: Lee, J., Bae, S., Park, D., Kim, Y., & Park, J. (2020). The effectiveness of a monetary reimbursement model for weight reduction via a smartphone application: a preliminary retrospective study. Scientific...

Approach or solution I~HD Data Quality Assessment Blog Article   Organisation or initiative The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD)   URL or reference https://www.i-hd.eu/how-to-assess-data-quality-to-trust-what-you-learn/   Summary of the innovation There is much international literature proposing a diversity of dimensions and methodologies to describe and measure the complex multidimensional aspects of data...

Approach or solution I~HD Data Quality Programmes   Organisation or initiative The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD)   URL or reference https://www.i-hd.eu/index.cfm/services/health-data-quality/   Summary of the innovation The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD) has developed two dedicated programmes centered around data quality. In the Data Quality Champion Programme,...

Approach or solution 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program; Final Rule   Organisation or initiative Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), United States   URL or reference https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/05/01/2020-07419/21st-century-cures-act-interoperability-information-blocking-and-the-onc-health-it-certification   Summary of the innovation “This final rule...

Approach or solution European Reference Networks (ERN) with Clinical Patient Management System (CPMS) as dedicated IT infrastructure   Organisation or initiative EU Member States with support from several EU funding programmes, including the Health Programme, the Connecting Europe Facility and Horizon 2020.   URL or reference ERN: https://ec.europa.eu/health/ern_en CPMS portal: https://cpms.ern-net.eu/login/   Summary of the...

Approach or solution eHealth Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) Operations Home   Organisation or initiative EU Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program   URL or reference https://ec.europa.eu/cefdigital/wiki/display/EHOPERATIONS/eHealth+DSI+Operations+Home   Summary of the innovation “The eHealth Digital Service Infrastructure (eHDSI or eHealth DSI) is the initial deployment and operation of services for cross-border health data exchange under the Connecting...

Approach or solution Elektronische Gesundheitsakte ELGA (Austrian electronic health record system – ELGA)   Organisation or initiative ELGA GmbH   URL or reference https://www.elga.gv.at/   Summary of the innovation The Austrian electronic health record system enables the health professionals to exchange medical records over institutional boundaries and enables the patients to consult their health records...

Approach or solution Rahmenrichtlinie für die IT-Infrastruktur bei der Anwendung von Telemonitoring: Messdatenerfassung (Framework guideline for the IT infrastructure for the application of telemonitoring: Measurement data acquisition)   Organisation or initiative Federal Ministry Republic of Austria: Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection   URL or reference https://www.sozialministerium.at/Themen/Gesundheit/eHealth/Telemedizin/Rahmenrichtlinie-f%C3%BCr-die-IT-Infrastruktur-bei-der-Anwendung-von-Telemonitoring--Messdatenerfassung-.html   Summary of the innovation The framework...