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Vaxi: an IT solution adapted for the management of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Vaxi, Epiconcept’s IT solution for the complete management of vaccination centers activities, meets the recommendations of French health authorities and the needs of professionals for the implementation of the vaccination campaign against COVID-19. A solution adapted to the management of COVID-19 vaccination Vaxi includes an Eligibility module that meets the COVID-19 vaccination eligibility criteria provided by the Haute Autorité de Santé for the management of patients. It includes: – An…

2020: a year filled with projects associated with the COVID-19 epidemic

Supporting health crisis management, providing tools to collect the data needed to analyze the dynamics of the epidemic: in 2020, COVID-19 was at the heart of Epiconcept’s e-health activity. We provide a retrospective of the projects put into production for our clients, before a transition to 2021 where public health professionals will face a major challenge: vaccination campaigns against COVID-19. Screening management: a “Drive COVID-19” information system for Bioliance During…

Neonatal MCAD deficiency screening integrated into Neonat

Neonat, Epiconcept’s neonatal screening management software, now takes into account MCAD deficiency screening, which was adopted on December 1, 2020 for all infants in France.Since June, the installation of this new screening software has involved training sessions and travel for deployment and handling in the centers using the software.Installed in about twenty sites since 2004, Neonat has undergone a first major evolution in 2012 with the addition of a Voozanoo…

Publication of the first I-Move COVID-19 surveillance bulletin

The first monitoring bulletin of the I-Move COVID-19 network, including data from nine hospital monitoring sites in seven European countries, is published on Zenodo.org, an “Open Science” publication portal built and developed by researchers. The data collected covers the period from February to August 2020. The I-MOVE COVID-19 consortium (coordinated by Epiconcept) was created following the European Commission’s call for proposals H2020 “Advancing knowledge for the clinical and public health…

Deep Piste, Health Data Hub pilot project approved by the French National Commission on Information Technology and Civil Liberties

The Health Data Hub announced at the beginning of December 2020 that it had reached an important milestone with the authorization by the French National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL) of four pilot projects, including Deep.piste by Epiconcept. The CNIL authorization conditions effective access to the data required to conduct the project and therefore allows its official launch. Deep.Track: Improving Breast Cancer Screening with Artificial Intelligence Deep.piste…

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…