ICT4Life PROJECT

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A few words from the project Coordinator

We warmly welcome you to the ICT4Life project website! There are only a few initiatives in the past that, employing user-friendly ICT tools, dealt so close with people with cognitive impairments at early or intermediate stages. However, most of the solutions proposed up to now for monitoring older people at home rely on the detection of a limited set of risks, sending an alert only when a recognizable problem is identified. ICT4Life wants to shift from a reactive service delivery to a real proactive, preventive and patient-centred model of integrated care by enabling users’ education and empowerment”.

Alejandro Sánchez-Rico de las Heras

Director of eHealth at Artica Telemedicina and ICT4Life Project Coordinator

On behalf of the ICT4Life Consortium.

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Background

ICT4Life is a three-year project financed under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, that kicked-off in Madrid on the 19th of January 2016 with the ambition to provide new services for integrated care employing user-friendly ICT tools, ultimately increasing patients with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their caregivers’ quality of life and autonomy at home.

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The Advisory Board

We are very grateful to the experts that have accepted to be part of our Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board (AB) is composed of national and European stakeholders’ organisations, representing the target groups of the project, and academic experts. The main objective of the AB is to provide periodical advice and guidance to the Consortium in terms of integrated care needs and on requirements for the technology as well as to contribute with the input of the user during the development process and to participate in the field tests and in the validation of the final solution. The AB will also support the exploitation of ICT4Life project results.

Which Kind of user are you?

ICT4Life is working to build a real community of people interested in advancing integrated care in Europe, creating synergies and collaboration with initiatives and organisation working in this area.
Your organisation/initiative can support ICT4Life by signing a Support Letter and sending it to info@ict4life.eu.

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PATIENTS
If you are a patient, you are welcome to take part in ICT4Life. You can help us to test the devices and thus codesign the ICT4Life platform. If you wish to participate, please, send an email to info@ict4life.eu or ask somebody you trust to do it!
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CAREGIVERS

If you are taking care of someone suffering from Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or other dementias, your help is crucial! You can help us to understand your needs concerning the ICT4Life Platform. If you want to be part of this challenge, please send us an email to info@ict4life.eu.

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HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
If you are a health professional dealing with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or other dementias – at early or intermediate stages – please help us to understand what you need from ICT4Life project results! Participate to innovation and send us an email to info@ict4life.eu.
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OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
ICT4Life welcomes other interested people and organisations! Health and social care providers, payers, developers, policy makers play an important role in the uptake of the developed solutions. If interested, please send an email to info@ict4life.eu.

LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS

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After the success of the iterative testings, a new step for ICT4Life

ICT4Life is moving to a new step! After the success of the iterative testing phase, we are now preparing for the Pilots phase in three pilot sites namely Spain, France and Hungary, with several patients in order to test and fine-tuned the technology.

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Meeting the Challenge of Ageing: “Putting the Citizens at the Heart of Integrated Care in Europe”

On 21 November 2017, ICT4life took part in this event in Glasgow to share its experience as regard the implementation of SCIROCCO methodology, as a tool to assess the integrated care maturity of the geographical areas interested by the pilots forecasted by the project.

The event was an opportunity to explore the potential of the tool to facilitate the partnerships and knowledge transfer in order to accelerate the journey of European regions towards integrated care.

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One year of Smartlife Project

SmartLife project is finishing its first year. During 2017, different activities have been accomplished. Defining the requirements was the first, followed by game functionalities definition, intelligent garment, electronics, graphic environment, among others.

During the next months, efforts will focus on the narrative of the game, which is one of the key elements in the “exergame” to be successful among young people.

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Next Event: 18th International Conference on Integrated Care

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23-25 May 2018. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care.

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Congratulation to CERTH for the Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH) for their paper on Human Fall Detection which has won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics 2017 (Greece). A main contribution to digital health improvement !

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Next Event: Workshop Patient Data Acquisition, Analysis, Profiling and Personalized Care Plan

This workshop intends to bring together researchers from various scientific domains relevant to this multidisciplinary field of research. Results from the ICT4Life and the CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD EU funded projects will be presented along with research contributions from the broader research community.

ICT4LIFE PARTNERS

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