Sustainable digital societies are key in ensuring the long-term competitiveness of the EU economy. Digital solutions which focus on people and provide innovative opportunities for companies, social and democratic development are needed to secure digital and green transition of the EU. Digital transformation is the only way for healthcare systems to become more citizen-friendly while simultaneously changing their operations, culture, and use of technology. Greece’s digital transformation performance has been improved but remains well below the EU average (ranked 27 out of 28). The majority of companies surveyed (by Found.ation and EIT Digital) recognize the importance of digital transformation, as 90.2% have either initiated or intend to activate a digital transformation roadmap immediately. The candidate Health Hub aspires to lead the digital transformation of Greek SMEs, MidCaps, Public Sector Organisations. "Health Hub: Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Industry Transformation through Artificial Intelligence Digital Services" is a candidate EDIH based in Thessaly region. It represents a collaboration of 3 public bodies, 6 universities, 4 research institutions and organizations, 2 technology organizations, 3 healthcare providers and 6 business support organizations. In addition to Thessaly, Health Hub will also have antennas in 6 regions across Greece: Ionian Islands, Aegean, Western Greece, Attica, Central Macedonia and Crete, through which it will deliver digital transformation services to SMEs and public organizations of the health and pharma sector using AI technologies. Health Hub guarantees that health companies and public administration have access to know-how, training, technologies, infrastructure, and laboratories to improve and accelerate their digitalization. Health Hub will reach out to more than 2,000 beneficiaries and support the digital transformation of at least 160 by providing a complete set of services.
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