Digital Agenda for Europe
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  1. An overview of eHealth studies

    These studies form the basis of our work in the field of eHealth. 1. The benefits of eHealth and its impact Interoperable eHealth is worth it- Securing benefits from EHRs and ePrescribing (2010) analyses the economic impact of interoperable Electronic Hea ...

    Carolien Nijenhuis - 19/06/2015 - 15:35

  2. mHealth

    Mobile Health (mHealth) is a sub-segment of eHealth and covers medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices. It especially includes the use of mobile communication devices for health and well-being services and information purposes as we ...

    Carolien Nijenhuis - 07/07/2015 - 13:54

  3. 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

  4. Digital Society

    More and more of us manage our lives online, and we need to know that we are fully protected, and we are getting what we expect: high quality service throughout the EU. e-services and e-solutions can make our lives easier, more efficient, and less dependa ...

    Ana Isabel Este... - 05/03/2015 - 12:42

  5. Research and innovation for ageing well with ICT

    Ageing is one of our major societal challenges and ICT is key for tackling it. The EU actively supports and provides funding for research and innovation in ICT and ageing well. The European Union, Member States and industry invested more than €1 billion o ...

    Juliette Legros - 02/03/2015 - 12:23

  6. 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 - 27/08/2015 - 12:00

  7. Connecting Europe Facility

    The digital economy can expand markets and foster more and better services, offer more choice and create new employment. Bringing down the barriers that are holding the EU digital single market back could contribute an additional EUR 415 billion to EU GDP ...

    Filippo Munisteri - 31/07/2015 - 10:23

  8. eHealth and Ageing

    ICT provides Europeans with better and cheaper tools to improve the quality and delivery of social care, health monitoring and electronic health records. Europeans live longer, hence the costs of health and social care will rise substantially to about 9% ...

    Carolien Nijenhuis - 25/06/2015 - 14:30

  9. 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

  10. Policies for Ageing Well with ICT

    ICT can help older people to stay healthy, independent and active at work or in their community. The European Commission funds several research projects in the field. One in three Europeans will be over 65 by 2060. The ratio of working people to the ' ...

    Juliette Legros - 02/03/2015 - 12:02