Vitlab Observatory Researchs

eHealth projects Research and Innovation in the field of ICT for Health and Wellbeing: an overview

"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 

Study: What do patients and carers need in health apps - but are not getting?

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".