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  1. Benefiting from personalised care

    More effective care starts with a more precise diagnosis, based on the patient’s health history and current situation. ICT helps health professionals improve diagnosis and adapt treatments to the patient’s specific needs and profile. Keyboard_Medical The ...

    Agnes Marofka - 08/09/2014 - 12:56

  2. Care across borders

    One of the biggest challenges of eHealth is to provide patients the adequate care they need, wherever they are. The European Union epSOS pilot project tries to improve widespread availability of ePrescriptions and patients summaries. Providing patients wi ...

    Agnes Marofka - 19/05/2014 - 10:52

  3. Managing Health Data

    Up to 50% of European adults search online for health information, underlining the need for accurate information on diseases and therapies, as well as to personal health data. The same is true on the research side, where access to wide sets of health data ...

    Agnes Marofka - 08/09/2014 - 12:56

  4. Telemedicine

    The widespread usage of telemedicine services- based on interaction between doctors and patients or among health professionals through electronic media- is an opportunity for citizens and a driver of great economic impact. Telemedicine The European teleca ...

    Agnes Marofka - 08/09/2014 - 12:56

  5. Virtual Physiological Human

    Deciding what treatment to give patients with serious illnesses, organ failure or even genetic disorders can present doctors with great difficulties. ICT provides medical professionals with tools to model and predict the effects of various treatment optio ...

    Agnes Marofka - 08/09/2014 - 12:56

  6. EU policy for eHealth

    Information and Communication Technology for health and wellbeing (eHealth) is becoming increasingly important to deliver top-quality care to European citizens. The 'eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020' of the European Commission describes the actions ...

    Agnes Marofka - 14/11/2014 - 12:26

  7. Innovative healthcare in the 21st century

    Across Europe, public health systems are facing shrinking budgets and increased demand. Yet in times of austerity, ICT can be our most powerful ally to maintain cost efficient and high quality care. The European Commission's eHealth Action Plan 2012 ...

    Agnes Marofka - 18/09/2014 - 12:51

  8. Research in eHealth

    The European Union has supported research efforts in the field of eHealth for more than two decades now. The technologies developed in hundreds of projects have contributed to improving healthcare provision in many and varied areas. eHealth is a priority ...

    Agnes Marofka - 08/09/2014 - 12:56