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Ehealth can reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of life for seniors by keeping them at home and healthy. ...

Ehealth can reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of life for seniors by keeping them at home and healthy.

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  • 1. 1 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldAn aging population coupled with improvementsin medical care threaten to launch healthcarecosts into the stratosphere.Ehealth can reduce these costs and improve thequality of life for seniors by keeping them athome and healthy.race against timehealthcare for an aging world
  • 2. 2 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldspending is on the rise due to an aging populationand an increase in people living with chronic illnessesrising health costs3x 2050spending on long-termcare could triple by 2050206029.1%201025%EU age-related spendingas proportion of GDP75%of healthcare costs aredue to chronic conditions66%of seniors have at leasttwo chronic conditions
  • 3. 3 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldinformation & communications technology can help governments andhealthcare providers meet the challenge of aging populationsglobal demographic challenge201019.5%US206036.8%201029.5%EU206056.2%201011.3%China206051.8%201011.3%South Korea206051.8%20109.8%Mexico206038.6%old age dependency2010 2060ratio of seniors to workingpopulation
  • 4. 4 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldehealth can improve healthcare outcomes, cut costs by treating people athome and reduce hospital overheadsimproving healthcare for seniorsreduce hospitaladmissions byshorten hospitalstays by of patients aresatisfied withehealth services85%50% 50%
  • 5. 5 race against time: healthcare for an aging world80% of people over 50 want to stay in their own homes as they agehome healthcare technology73%of European seniors feel saferwith a social alarm that detectsfalls and calls for help48% > 81%electronic prescriptionreminders improve complianceof life-saving medication3 monthsamount of time home monitoringof kidney failure patients in Francedelays dialysis
  • 6. 6 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldICT helps seniors feel part of a communityand maintain contact with friends and familysocial inclusion40%non-internetusersUK seniors that never felt lonely60%internetusers
  • 7. 7 race against time: healthcare for an aging worldrace against timehealthcare for an aging worldthank youto learn more about eHealth visit:http://www.orange-business.compresentation created by Futurity Mediasources: OECD, EU, CDC, WHO, Eurostat, Commonwealth Fund, AARP,Seniorwatch, New Zealand, Orange, International Longevity Centre, AHRQ