This EHFF workstream is applying existing expertise available for environmental scanning, exclusively to the field of European health. The intended outputs are:
- Create a European Health Futures electronic newsletter;
- To aggregate and grow a community of practice using emerging social media as a tool for collecting and broadcasting insights and ideas and to provide continuously updated feedback from the work streams. In due course this portal will become the focus of an interactive ‘hub’;
- Apply existing scanning technologies and tools to the field of health and healthcare in Europe. A key focus will be to probe activities in countries where use of English is not the norm with the aim of reducing the tendency to reinvent the wheel but also to uncover cultural differences.