On november 26, Biotech Santé Bretagne organised a virtual study visit and a thematic workshop with European partners in order to promote e-health regional innovations. Indeed, e-health innovation is very dynamic in Brittany. It sustains a customer-oriented health services (patients and professional users). E-health technologies help facilitating communication between health professionals or between doctors and their patients. These practices notably enable medical teleconsultation, which is essential in the present sanitary context. Four examples of this regional e-health know-how have been presented to European stakeholders within the INTENCIVE project. In Brittany, Biotech Santé Bretagne is managing the project; the Regional Council of Bretagne and the GCS e-Santé Bretagne are regional partners involved in order to sustain the development of e-health practices and to engage users in a collective regional project.
e-KerMed, the regional portal for telemedicine offer in Bretagne
Supported by GCS e-Santé Bretagne , e-KerMed is the portal for telemedecine services offer in the Region. It enables health professionals to look for the good offer in tele-consultation, tele-expertise or tele-assistance.
► More information : https://www.e-kermed.bzh/
Telemedicine at Pôle Saint-Hélier (chronic wounds)
Pôle Saint-Hélier has developed a telemedicine offer, notably in the field of chronic wounds, enabling to bring health professionals expertise to the patients’ home or to retirement homes. With Covid crisis, this offer was also extended to other medical fields of expertise.
REHAB Lab (Kerpape): 3D printing for the benefit of disabled patients
Kerpape rehabilitation centre created a « rehab lab » which enables disabled patients to co –create their own technical assistance thanks to 3D printing.
Innovative medical care program for the prevention of new suicide attempt (University Hospital of Brest)
This regional program has implemented a web application with an algorithmic system to tailor surveillance and brief contact information provisions to individuals discharged from Hospital after a suicide attempt in order to prevent new suicide attempts. The application was developed by Sys.vision company.
Thematic workshop on e-health innovation ecosystems
After the presentation of the 4 good practices, a thematic workshop was organised on the following topic: “e-health innovation ecosystems”. It enabled to discuss the benefits of transnational and interregional action of the Echalliance network (by Gregor Cuzak) and to present Breton and Finnish ecosystems in the field of innovation (Anne-Claude Lefebvre, Biotech Santé Bretagne and Sami Perala, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences).
Contact : Adeline Jacob, European project manager, Biotech Santé Bretagne