"What have the best brains of Europe come up with to improve health and wellbeing with the help of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)? This report offers an overview of the most current (on-going or recently finished) European funded projects in the field of ICT for health and wellbeing ('eHealth')."
Head of Unit ICT for Health and Wellbeing, DG Connect
The 2015 wave of Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions brought excellent news for research and intervention on dementia. Two approved projects shown how relevant is this thematic for society and how actively the community is looking for a wider knowledge and for getting in place complementary approaches with expected high impact on the care cycle (people suffering from dementia, their relatives, formal carers, etc.)
My Health Apps Network is calling for citizen participation on an online survey that gives the opportunity to suggest a health app for inclusion onmyhealthapps.net VITLAB is supporting this initiative disseminating the opportunity by its members and visitors.
Participants in the this 5 minuts survey could be:
This white paper report the analysis of the views of 1,130 patient and carer groups on health apps. According to the study experts, the use of health apps has not yet moved into mainstream medicine and public health programmes aimed at disease prevention - "despite the huge and obvious potential of health apps to support patient self-care and reduce the drain on healthcare systems".