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After two years of online meetings, the stakeholders in the SMITH Consortium met again in Jena on May 18 and 19 for a closed meeting. The central topic of this year's second SMITH retreat was the project progress in data use at the end of...

After two years of pandemic, representatives of the SMITH Consortium together with more than 30 experts from research, healthcare, medical informatics and science policy will finally meet again in presence at this year's SMITH Congress. Since the 1st SMITH Congress took place in September 2019,...

The last two years of the pandemic have once again proved how much potential there is in the digitization of medicine and how important a cross-site networked health IT infrastructure is for more extensive and effective healthcare. The networking of research and care thus took...

On February 22nd and 23th, the first closed meeting of this year took place as an online conference. The central topic was the preparation of the application for the consolidation and further development phase of the Medical Informatics Initiative from 2023. 117 participants discussed the...

With the motto „New Horizons in Digital Health“ the first congress of the SMITH Consortium met in Berlin September 2019. Since then, the coronavirus pandemic has greatly advanced and accelerated digitalization in healthcare. In this context, the Medical Informatics Initiative (MII) has taken on...

What do patients, doctors and researchers expect from the digitalisation of medicine and data-based medical research? In the interview film of the Medical Informatics Initiative (MII), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, they themselves have their say: Patients talk about their...

The final SMITH Consortium quarterly closed meeting of the year was held as a web conference on November 24th-25th. 117 participants came together online for two days to discuss the current project status and plan further steps. Key topics included the go-live of the...

Networking and harmonisation of infrastructures in collaborative medical research is taking place in a very practical way. The Consortium Leaders Prof. Dr. Markus Löffler (SMITH) and Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Prokosch (MIRACUM), as well as representatives of the Trust Center of the Greifswald University Medical School...

Medical data are generated with different objectives in studies, registries, research projects and in health care. Their utilization and exchange to answer different questions will change health care and medical research. Despite the wide range of analysis methods, there are some aspects that still stand...