Health Innovation

Mobilizing digital tools for health research and education: a CVV idea for E. Macron

Voir cette page en français | Khamsa Habouchi, deputy director of the Centre Virchow-Villermé, contributed to the book “60 idées pour Emmanuel Macron” (“60 Ideas for Emmanuel Macron“). This collective work, initiated by Pierre Gattaz...   Read More

“Fostering Open Science in Global Health – the case of datasharing in Public Health Emergenices“ overview of the CVV Workshop at the World Health Summit

On October 10 2016 the Centre Virchow-Villermé hosted a workshop on “Fostering Open Science in Global Health – the case of datasharing in Public Health Emergenices”. Featuring a diverse panel with representatives from different fields and...   Read More

Conférence-table ronde « Big Data et santé. Enjeux de santé publique, défis et opportunités », le 8 octobre 2015, Hôtel-Dieu, Paris

Le 8 octobre 2015, l’Université Paris Descartes (Université Sorbonne Paris Cité) et Supélec Numérique, Centrale Numérique, Supélec Santé, l’Université Paris Descartes et l’Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris coorganisent une conférence-table ronde « Big Data...   Read More

“Inspire, Learn, Act and build the future of health” – The largest European Health Hackaton will take place in Strasbourg (France) from the 19th to 22nd of March 2015

From the 19th to 22nd of March 2015, Strasbourg (France) will welcome the largest European hackathon on healthcare. An international event aimed at breaking down the barriers for innovation in healthcare. Gathering professionals from different fields...   Read More

Big Data and depression: Twitter as an early warning signal?

Munmun De Choudhury, et al, researchers from Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA have published last July 2013 a paper in the jounal of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), pdf available without any...   Read More

Big Data and Gastroenteritis: Twitter in pole position

The website of the French Sentinelles network of GPs at Inserm published last Jan 2 a statement foreseeing an upcoming gastroenteritis national outbreak in the next weeks : “according to our predictive model based on...   Read More

Big Data in Health: threat or opportunities?

A seminar on health data was held at the French Parliament, last Thursday. Discussions were often more open than health data themselves. Many speakers, when aknowledging progress made in data access, in particular those coming...   Read More

Screening for Depression: Depressing!

Do primary care physicians need to regularly screen adults for depression? The US Preventive Service Task Force, as well as the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care support, since 2005, universal screening for depression in adults, in situations...   Read More

Prevention Revisited and Re-Evaluated

Taking a new look at prevention and re-evaluating it: what an idea! Who is inclined to reform prevention concepts right in the middle of summer? Chokshi DA and Farley TA put forward some fairly innovative...   Read More