Eurescom message 1-2015 - summer edition
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Eurescom message Summer 2015 incl. Celtic-Plus News
Cover Theme: ICT-supported health and well-being
The number of old people in developed countries is growing, due to a generally high standard of living and good healthcare. As a consequence, healthcare costs are exploding while available healthcare budgets per capita are shrinking. Information and communication technologies are of key importance for addressing the challenge by boosting efficiency and productivity in the healthcare system.
Eurescom message editor Anastasius Gavras gives an overview on how the ICT can help reduce healthcare cost while increasing the quality of healthcare.
The article describes the Future Internet service platform developed by the FI-STAR project, written by a team of experts from the project.
Jean H.A. Gelissen from EIT Digital describes activities by the European Institute of Technology (EIT) for advancing health and well-being.
Different paths to healthier lives - Interview with Henrique Martins from the Portuguese Ministry of Health
Interview with Henrique Martins from the Portuguese Ministry of Health on the opportunities of information and communication technologies for health and well-being.
Kostas Pattichis from the University of Cyprus explores novel, patient-centric applications for electronic health records (EHR).
For further articles see the table of contents.