WE4AHA is a new H2020 Coordination and Support Action (CSA) for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). It started in September 2017 and will continue until the end of 2020. Over the course of four years, the action will connect demand- and supply-side stakeholders through matchmaking, twinning, assessing innovative […]
The use ICT across healthcare functions, known as eHealth, is an important target of the EU Information Society policy as shows the ambitious programmes set for the healthcare system networks, professionals tools and users access. The main driver for stimulating the adoption of ICT in healthcare has been the ageing of the population, but there […]
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and especially smartphones are part of our daily lives. Therefore, health and health system are embedded within this trend. Citizens, patients, healthcare organizations, health professionals and managers and policymakers approach the usage of mobile technologies (mHealth) as an opportunity to improve patients’ quality of life, quality of care and health, […]
Open Evidence in partnership with empirica have been awarded a service contract with the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) for procuring support services for the management and utilization of the Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – MAFEIP tool. The […]
The aim of this study is to evaluate a self-management system (SENACA 2.0) with particular focus of joint application by Patient and Carer for stabilizing or improving behavioural or clinical risk factors (Patients) as well as improving Quality of Life (QoL) with both (Patients and Carers).
INLIFE aims to prolong and suport the independent living of seniors with cognitive impairments through interoperable, open, personalised and seamless ICT solutions that suport home activities, communication, health maintenance and mobility using novel business models based on feedback from large-scale and multi-country pilot applications.
In light of shifting needs of integrated care, the study highlights the role of ICT in integrated care and the expected impact of ICT in terms of health outcomes and health care system efficiency.
The study comprises the definition of a set of input, output, outcome and impact indicators, as well as a framework to monitor the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (Digital Agenda for Europe flagship initiative) based on systematic review and case studies.
The overall aim of the study was to test - in experimental settings - the effectiveness of new labelling and packaging options for tobacco products using both behavioural and self-reported measures.
A survey of General Practitioners (GPs) was conducted in 31 countries (EU27+ Croatia, Iceland, Norway, and Turkey) to measure and explain levels of availability and use (adoption) of eHealth applications and services. A random sample of 9,196 GPs was interviewed and data was processed using sophisticate multivariate statistical techniques.