HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference

By Leontina Postelnicu 02:40 am February 10, 2020
There’s no denying that Finland is one of the go-to areas in Europe when looking at digital health. With a vibrant startup scene and an appetite for innovation, the Finns have built an ecosystem that many look to for learning and inspiration. The Kanta services, for instance, have grown to become one of the country’s most valued online brands, according to chief architect Dr Konstantin Hyppönen, ...
By Laura Lovett 03:32 pm July 12, 2019
Deep in the belly of the University of Helsinki, large metallic cylinders line a basement lab. While the setting is clinical, scientists have added a playful touch with snow-themed name tags on each of the vats. Still, the mission of the lab is serious — inside “snow queen” and “snow castle” lie genetic samples that could potentially help decode genetic variants responsible for disease. Finland...