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  1. How would you like to have your own ELF@Home to monitor your health and fitness?

    ELF@Home is sELF-care system for the elderly based on sELF-check of health conditions and sELF-fitness at Home This is a guest blog post written by Juan Luis Carús Candás, CTIC ICT Technological Center Do you know that, in Europe, more than 42% of the eld ...

    Juan Luis Carús... - 29/09/2015 - 12:20

  2. Global competition in exoskeleton research: the winner is the entire human kind!

    World football championship involves millions of supporters around the world, but we need to wait July to see which will be the winning team of the Rivet Cup. Meanwhile someone else has already won a more important competition against their disability: th ...

    Marco Marsella - 02/04/2015 - 12:00

  3. REMPARK: a "Holter monitor" for Parkinson's disease

    REMPARK uses a waist worn sensor to continuously monitor the evolution of Parkinson's disease symptoms, and an auditory cueing system helping the patients to recover their gait. Imagine that it is possible to make a continuous follow-up process of th ...

    Joan Cabestany - 10/04/2015 - 15:07

  4. Do you use mHealth products safely?

    mHealth has great potential. It allows you as a consumer to assess your own health status indicators. Such a tool could be beneficial, but introduces risks at the same time. This is where European legislation for medical devices comes in. As the European ...

    Stefan Visscher - 16/03/2015 - 15:22

  5. Ageing as an opportunity: Coimbra shows how it's done

    Coimbra is Portugal's city of reference for health. It provides healthcare services through the largest hospital in the country and it's where a lot of academic work and advanced research takes place. It's a great example of interconnection ...

    António Cunha - 16/03/2015 - 15:15

  6. The future of healthcare is digital

    The European Commission should continue supporting a wider use of digital tools in healthcare, according to the eHealth Stakeholder Group, a European Commission advisory body. There are 4 major areas on which the group presented specific suggestions for a ...

    Celine Deswarte - 30/07/2015 - 17:23

  7. The digital way to patient empowerment

    If there is a common message from the European events on eHealth that I have attended recently, it is that patients are increasingly expecting to have more say in their personal healthcare, with the help of digital tools. Societal and technological develo ...

    Pieter Van De Graaf - 07/10/2015 - 15:53

  8. eHealth interoperability: The scene is now clearly shaped

    Last July, the European Commission recognised 27 profiles and standards for healthcare systems to be developed through public procurement. This is a step forward for reaching the European Digital Single Market in eHealth. Many countries in Europe are deve ...

    Peter Mildenberger - 07/10/2015 - 15:52 - 1 comment

  9. Evidence, Enactment, Engagement: The three 'nEEEds' of mental mHealth

    How can mobile tools change mental health research and practice? Blog post by psychology expert and researcher Andrea Gaggioli. As a researcher in the field of mHealth & mental health, I welcome the "Green Paper on Mobile Health" recently pu ...

    Andrea Gaggioli - 01/07/2015 - 16:27