Momentum session on 29 October 2013 at ETC in Edinburgh

7 November 2013

Momentum organised a session at the European Telemedicine Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 29 October 2013.

State of Telemedicine Across Europe

There are too many pilots in telemedicine and too few are deployed into routine care or taken to scale. The field is at an impasse.

To address this impasse, Momentum is identifying the key factors which enable successful telemedicine deployment, looking at organisational strategies, change management, legal barriers, technology and other issues.

Based on an analysis of select cases, Momentum will be proposing

• A set of guidelines, the blueprint, with success factors and a description of the conditions for these factors to lead to successful deployment, and
• A self-assessment tool for telemedicine practitioners to customise the Momentum Blueprint to their particular case.

This tool will be based on the Telemedicine Readiness Evaluation Assessment Tool (TREAT), developed by CISCO and the University Hospital of Odense (DK) and tested by NHS24 in Scotland.


Prof. George Crooks, OBE, Medical Director NHS 24, UK

Petra Wilson, Director, Public Sector Health Care, Cisco, Belgium

Marc Lange, Secretary General, EHTEL, Momentum Project, Belgium

Download the presentation (pdf, 600KB)

Information about the European Telemedicine Conference is available at

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