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Editorial - August 2021

ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology

Dear members of the ESC Working Group on e-Cardiology,

It is with great pleasure that I send you an update on the activities of our working group (WG) along with a selection of recommended readings on various topics.

The ESC Congress 2021, which is going to be the Greatest Digital Experience of the Year will be organized from Friday, 27 August to Monday, 30 August 2021.  This unique event will provide ground-breaking science, essential clinical updates to improve your clinical practice, a renowned international faculty, and the opportunity to connect with colleagues from around the globe. A selection of ESC Congress highlights on e-Cardiology/Digital Health is presented in this newsletter.

The Computing in Cardiology (CinC) conference 2021 (September 12-15) will be organized in hybrid format in Brno, Czech Republic. The new CinC 2021 web site is up. The WG e-Cardiology ESC – CinC: Clinical Needs Translational Award (CTA) will also happen again this year; this is a team-based award for submissions of strong translational impact.

The organization of the ESC Digital Summit 2021, which will take place in hybrid format from 22 to 24 October, is evolving…A high-quality educational programme with interactive workshops, technology, and clinical research presentations as well as updates on the digital transformation and implementation in practice will be organized.

The European Heart Journal - Digital Health is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, with a specific focus on digital health in cardiovascular medicine, connecting physicians with biomedical engineers, researchers, and allied health professionals. Submissions online.

On behalf of the entire WG Nucleus I wish you Healthy & Joyful Summertime.

Polychronis Dilaveris, MD, PhD, FESC

Chairperson ESC WG on e-Cardiology 2020-2022