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Wepi: our offer evolves

About Wepi Wepi is a web-based questionnaire management information system, especially designed for surveys conducted by epidemiologists and health professionals. It is used by a growing number of users. To meet the need to make this solution evolve, its free of charge (previously unconditional) will be limited in time and use as of November 5, 2020. Free service or Premium: two terms of offer Free Wepi serviceThis will give the…

COVID-19 Coronavirus Epidemic: for Epiconcept, business continuity plan and support for our customers

At midnight on October 30, we entered a second phase of containment in France related to the COVID-19 epidemic. During the first phase, we presented the measures implemented by Epiconcept to maintain all of our services and support you: we remind you of them today. Maintaining our Business Continuity Plan and telework Our current organization is compatible with a crisis such as the one we are going through again today. …

Epitweetr: a tool for the early detection of public health threats from Twitter data

Epitweetr, a free, open source interactive tool that helps with the automatised early detection of public health threats using Twitter data, is now available on the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) website. Epiconcept’s Francisco Orchard (Head of the Data Science Unit) and Esther Kissling (Deputy Director of the Epidemiology Department) contributed to the project. A R-based tool, epitweetr allows users to automatically monitor trends of tweets by time, place…

Vaccines against Covid-19: COVIREIVAC, a platform to recruit 25,000 volunteers to conduct large-scale clinical trials in France

At the request of the Ministry of Solidarity and Health and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France has organized itself to contribute to the evaluation of the most promising vaccine candidates with the establishment of the COVIREIVAC platform. Managed by Inserm, Covireivac federates 24 clinical investigation centers within University Hospitals throughout France, in close collaboration with the National College of Teaching General Practitioners. The clinical operational aspects of…

I-MOVE network’s 13th annual meeting, Sept. 16 to 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s I-MOVE meeting is virtual, with sessions spread out between September 16 and 30.  The I-MOVE meeting is funded by ECDC and more than 150 participants registered for these sessions from primary care networks, hospitals, national laboratory reference centres and other institutes in 23 countries across the WHO European Region and beyond. The I-MOVE network’s 13th annual meeting addresses influenza vaccine effectiveness and the co-circulation of influenza and COVID-19 and its consequences at primary care…

Voozanoo : updates of the framework and its modules

Improvements to the mobile version, the application editor and our support settings… here are our last updates. 1. Release of the Voozanoo 1.6 mobile application on Android: Two notable changes are to be reported in this new version:– it allows the apps to be used in any language, as opposed to only English and French before. – the mobile application also handles complex page navigation that is more aligned to…

Voozanoo 4.2 compatible for the filling of the Shared Medical Record and the reading of included documents in indirect authentication.

A public project of the Ministry of Health ratified by the 2016 health law, the Shared Medical Record contains all the patient’s medical data. It should facilitate the coordination and continuity of care.The French Shared Medical Record can now be fed from applications developed under Voozanoo 4.2, and the associated documents can be read. All documents can be accessed directly on the Shared Medical Records website. The latest version of…

Epiconcept Group, involved in a consortium to support countries in the response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Epiconcept Group joins three organisations (CREDES, an international operator for the reinforcement of the supply and quality of public policies in Health, the Humanitarian Centre for Pharmaceutical Professions (Centre Humanitaire des Métiers de la Pharmacie), a non-profit association with pharmaceutical and health products expertise, and Integrated Quality Laboratory Services, a research, consulting and expertise office in laboratory activities) to form a consortium. It offers support and consulting in the deployment…

Voozanoo: our latest updates

Over the last few weeks, the Voozanoo framework – which is continuously improved – was updated and completed by extra tools making the creation of specialized functions easier for developers. We are pleased to offer you a preview.  New projects have a clearer default home page: The Voozanoo modules have a reniewed visual identity: Traceability improvements: Voozanoo now tracks additional information on an administrator’s actions thus giving a fuller understanding…

Services for NGOs: our identity changes

Epiconcept has been involved with international solidarity organizations since its beginnings: we started designing dedicated software and supporting its use throughout the world in 1999.   Today, as in the past, we believe that NGOs will be more effective if they are equipped with solutions that are both professional and adapted to their problems.We support them in this approach and train referents in the use of our software. More than sixty international…