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Engagement activities 2020

Engagement with colleagues working in the field of digital health and social care is essential in sharing good practice to support implementation, establishing collaboration and identifying funding opportunities. As part of our focus on: Global Outlook and Reputation, Relationships and Partnerships and Securing Investment, we have select and respond to requests to participate in events and activities which promote and bring value to our work in Scotland.

2020 activities

  • January 2020 represent Scotland at the international Ageing Fit conference in France, promoting good practice and work underway in Scotland.

  • February 2020 participate in a knowledge exchange webinar hosted by Scottish Development International and Welfare Tech Denmark, targeting Danish digital health and care companies.
  • undertake a visit to several municipalities in Estonia, hosting workshops to promote the use of the SCIROCCO tool (part of the SCIROCCO Exchange project) to support the scale up of Integrated Health and Care.

  • March 2020 deliver a knowledge exchange webinar as part of our European Connected Health Alliance – Ecosystem Coordinator role.
  • host the Scotland Europa Members Meeting in Edinburgh.

Events and activities from mid-March onwards took place online and focused on the digital health and care response to COVID-19. Sharing learning with Scottish and international colleagues, these included:

  • June 2020 European Connected Health Alliance ECHA Pop Up Ecosystem Webinar – sharing Scottish experiences with Latin America.
  • participate in a knowledge exchange session & Q&A with the Irish Medical & Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA) quarterly meeting on Digital Health Leadership.
  • deliver an update on Scottish roll-out of Near Me as part of the UK wide DigiLeaders Virtual Summit.   

July 2020

August 2020

September 2020 –

European Connected Health Alliance Pop Up Ecosystem Webinar – Australia and Europe (Scotland) Digital Health Transformation, Agility & Resilience

SCIROCCO Exchange Webinar – Scaling Up Integrated Care in Remote and Rural Areas: experience form the Basque Country and Slovenia.

International Foundation for Integrated Care Virtual Conference – SCIROCCO Exchange Workshop

HIMSS Europe Conference – participate in session on Digital Mental Health

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