Elena Vio has an MS degree in Bioengineering by the University of Padua (Italy). She is manager of Fund Raising Unit for Arsenàl.IT, Veneto’s Research Centre for eHealth Innovation, a consortium among the 23 Local Health Authorities and Hospital Trusts of the Veneto Region (Italy). Fund Raising Unit is a an activity that offers support to members of Arsenàl.IT as regards identifying the chances of funding at local, national and international level in the sectors of the scientific, technological, and managerial development in the field of healthcare. The aim of this activity is to identify solutions and realize projects to answer precise needs, providing high value technical contribution as for networking, interoperability, standardization and economic sustainability. She is involved in many networking activities related to European Commission, for example European Innovation Partnership for Active and Healthy Ageing or many European events.
Elena Vio is involved in some activities into many Regional, National, European projects: she coordinated a randomized clinical trial for a telemonitoring service for patient with diabetes in Veneto Region (European RENEWING HEALTH project); she has developed good expertise in interoperable solutions, thanks to the application of the most important international standards and encodings (IHE profiles, LOINC, SNOMED, HL7, etc.) for regional projects; she is managing for Arsenàl.IT some local projects that often applied IHE profiles or international standards.
Elena Vio is involved since 2009 in IHE activities. She actively participated in many European IHE Connect-a-thons, with focus in XDS, PIX, PDQ, XCA and XDW profiles. Since 2014 she is involved in IHE EU Affairs. Since 2015 she is involved in PCC Committee, also as editor of IHE integration. Since April 2016, Elena Vio is Chair of EU Affairs Committee.