The consultant will develop part this collaborative environment using wearables devices for measuring vital signs and intelligent tools for the management of alerts, notifications about interactions in taking medications and decision-making by medical professionals.
It project Polycare, financed by the Commission European with an amount that amounts to 4.5 million of euros, has as objective create an ecosystem TIC that allow improve the Telecare home and provide care integrated to patients older with diseases chronic in phases acute.
The European consortium responsible for carrying out this project is comprised of entities from several countries (Spain, Germany, France and Portugal) and is led by the consultant everis.
As a coordinator and technology partner of the project, everis will develop part of the environment collaborative ICT, based on the use of wearables for the measurement of vital signs and intelligent tools for the management of alerts, notifications about interactions in taking medications and decision-making by medical professionals.
In addition, the project includes the development of applications for mobile and TV for patients and caregivers, generating a multi-platform that warrants attention and follow-up of the largest.
Pilot projects: Hospital de Barbastro
He objective of the project, of three years of duration, is achieve an improves in the quality care, facilitating a best conditions for them patients and their families, reducing the number of days of hospitalization by patient and, therefore, them costs for the system public of health, trying to is of a collective with increase exponential as is the of them people older with diseases chronic.
To test the application of the system in an environment real three pilots parallel in Spain, Germany and France during year and a half, with different health models in varying degrees of advancement in Telecare, will take place which will allow to adjust the model to the real needs of each of the locations in which the project will take place.
In the case of Spain, the pilot will take place in the region of Somontano (Huesca) and will be led by the Hospital of Barbastro, hospital managed by the Aragon Health Service, which has important references in remote care and integrated care, and will with the participation of technicians of social services in the area.
To ensure the deployment, a methodology of action among all actors involved in patient care (health professionals, caregivers, the patient) to be adapted to the realities of functioning of health and social services in the participating countries will be defined in the project.
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