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Publication of the Study on Benchmarking Deployment of eHealth among General Practitioners

  • Posted May 29, 2019

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
The European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has published the study on Benchmarking Deployment of eHealth among General Practitioners. The study, conducted by RAND Europe, Open Evidence and BDI, measures the use of ICT and eHealth applications by primary care physicians in the EU. It also analyses the main drivers of and […]

mHealth: challenges and opportunities for health systems

  • Posted May 22, 2019

  • Posted by Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
Open Evidence, Research Group and spin-off of UOC, and Health 2.0 Barcelona have organised a special session on mHealth: challenges and opportunities for health systems that will take place at Barcelona Health Hub on June 5th. The session will be led by Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva, Professor of Information and Communication Sciences at the Open University of Catalonia […]

Open Evidence supported the European Institute for Gender Equality in a publication on opportunities and risks of digitalisation

  • Posted April 9, 2019

  • Posted by Alexandra Theben
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has published the report “Gender Equality and youth: opportunities and risks of digitalization”, where Open Evidence contributed by developing a methodology for qualitative research to fill the knowledge gaps in the area of gender. The report works as part of EIGE’s contribution to monitor EU progress towards gender […]

Call for application for postdoctoral research fellowships

  • Posted February 18, 2019

  • Posted by Nuria Febrer
The UOC Research and Innovation Committee has published a call for application of six vacancies for three-year postdoctoral research fellowships. Open Evidence Research, as a spin-off of UOC, would be pleased to welcome you to join our team of researchers. The concerning fields of study available for the position at Open Evidence Research are social sciences, health sciences […]

The new informative plan for skin prevention and protection kicks off in Badalona

  • Posted February 4, 2019

  • Posted by Pedro González
Read this article in English and Spanish For the second year, Badalona Servicios Asistenciales (BSA) will launch an action plan to prevent and raise awareness among the population on skin protection. The plan is based on a project developed by the BSA-UOC chair, which was published in the summer of 2018. The project analysed data […]

Open Evidence will conduct a new study on tobacco products for the European Commission

  • Posted January 23, 2019

  • Posted by Simone Vitiello
Open Evidence, in consortium with London School of Economics, BDI Research and the Catalan Institute of Oncology, will conduct the study “Consumer preference and perception of specific categories of tobacco and related products” for the European Commission (DG Sante). The study wants to analyse the consumer preferences and perceptions of consumers on 5 tobacco product […]

Open Evidence will lead a behavioural study on travel booking advertising and marketing

  • Posted January 18, 2019

  • Posted by Alexandra Theben
Open Evidence, in consortium with London School of Economics, BDI Research and Kantar TNS, will be leading a new project for the European Commission (CHAFEA) on Advertising and Marketing Practices in travel booking websites and apps. In this study Open Evidence will identify the problematic drivers of consumer decision making and in particular problematic commercial practices, widely used […]

Open Evidence will conduct a new behavioural study for the European Commission

  • Posted January 10, 2019

  • Posted by Frans Folkvord
We are pleased to announce that Open Evidence, in consortium with EY, will conduct the study ‘Behavioural economic analysis of professionals’ incentives in health professions and in business services professions’ for the European Commission (DG GROW). This behavioural study aims to provide a theoretical and empirical analysis of how professional regulation in health and business […]

Open Evidence launches a new Big Data project for the Catalan Health Institute

  • Posted December 17, 2018

  • Posted by Pedro González
Read this article in English, Spanish or Catalan. During last few years, Open Evidence has developed different projects in the field of health data that have allowed the introduction of data processing and storage solutions to facilitate their subsequent analysis. This methodology has widened the possibilities offered by the new Big Data and artificial intelligence […]

Open Evidence is supporting health organisations to test the new MAFEIP tool

  • Posted December 13, 2018

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
Several organisations are currently trying MAFEIP 2.0, the new version of the tool launched this year. MAFEIP has been enriched with new functionalities, based on the feedback received from users during the study to “Support Services for the Management and Utilization of Monitoring and Assessment of the EIP-MAFEIP Tool”, conducted by Open Evidence and empirica. […]

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