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  1. 1. Developing processes and technology in parallel Artur Serra i2cat Foundation Telemedicine in Health Stockholm, June 16th, 2010
  2. 2. 1. Why Telemedicine can be important for Europe?
  3. 3. “American are from Mars, European are from Venus” “Power and Weakness: Why the United States and Europe see the world differently” By Robert Kagan Foreign Affairs, June & July 2002
  4. 4. Americans are the global military superpower
  5. 5. Europeans have developed healthcare systems with better performance (WHO The world health report 2000 - Health systems: improving performance)
  6. 6. Americans have developed military supremacy from technology (particularly with ICT)
  7. 7. Can European develop better healthcare systems with ICT?
  8. 8. Americans are...still young
  9. 9. Europeans are getting older...
  10. 10. The current economic crisis: A new problem/opportunity for Europe
  11. 11. 2. Technology and processes
  12. 12. IT as a innovative “medical technology”
  13. 13. A first IT health innovative project • From an health problem and IT Health Service • To an IT health innovative project • To a new IT Health Service...and again
  14. 14. Two cultures in conflict/cooperation The IT people and The medical community
  15. 15. A second clash The IT service people and the IT R&D people
  16. 16. 2005
  17. 17. Current i2cat eHealth projects • Eye-Health Tele-Ophthalmology • Linkcare Biomedical parameter home monitoring • Catalan TeleStroke Network TeleStroke emergency service E-Health • home Help4Mood: A distributed system to support depressed people at • Attentianet Elderly home support platform • connectAlzheimer Pacient social network • LivingLab4Carers User driven tools development • SegureHealth RFID tracking & monitoring • Selene Multidisciplinary knowledge center (product innovation trough livinglab procedures) e-Dependence • Visual-Health Medical media platform
  18. 18. Created in 2006
  19. 19. TIC Salut: the Public IT Health unit • First victory: TIC Salut helps to coordinate the IT policy in the Catalan Health Department. − Putting order in big IT health projects  Patient Medical Records  Electronic medicine recipes.  Digital image network  Personal health archive • The eHealth is already established Barcelona 13-02- 09
  20. 20. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  21. 21. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  22. 22. 3. Processes/People Barcelona 13-02- 09
  23. 23. The new actor in IT Health: The people Barcelona 13-02- 09
  24. 24. 3. Open innovation • User-driven innovation. • Web 2.0, Living Labs, • European Network of Living Labs. • People are using Internet health services faster than healthcare systems. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  25. 25. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  26. 26. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  27. 27. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  28. 28. New local “discovery” Universitat del pacient Patient's University Barcelona 13-02- 09
  29. 29. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  30. 30. Seniorlab: a LL project: • A community of seniors interested in independent living and innovation – Seniors and Elders, a new age group. – Innovation as a culture for promoting independent way of living. • Socialization • Interest in novelty. Neotenia • Learning again • Designing their own future. – The knowledge/wisdom society Barcelona 13-02- 09
  31. 31. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  32. 32. Some conclusions • 1. IT Health can be strategic for reforming the European Welfare systems. • 2. The ICT Medical community can be a driver of the innovation in the healthcare systems. • 3. Patients, even seniors, can be an ally in this innovative effort. • 4. The economic crisis offers the possibility and the need to take innovative solutions. Barcelona 13-02- 09
  33. 33. The big challenge?: Re-designing the European Welfare State: Innovating in healthcare systems with ICT
  34. 34. Thanks a lot Tack så mycket artur.serra@i2cat.net Barcelona 13-02- 09

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