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Im3 02 Situering Im3 Project Birgit Morlion


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Im3 02 Situering Im3 Project Birgit Morlion

  1. 1. IBBT - IM3 Birgit Morlion, dr. ir. Program Manager eHealth IBBT 1
  2. 2. IBBT - Mission The mission of IBBT is the creation of highly competent human capital through interdisciplinary demand driven basic research, aimed at ICT and broad band services in collaboration with companies and government. 3 IBBT - Figures 2008 research budget: 25 mio euro 600+ researchers in 6 research institutes from 5 basic disciplines 40+ common research projects with 170+ research partners in 5 application domains 4 2
  3. 3. IBBT Projects 170+ partner companies and organisations Total projectinvestment: 40 mio euro enabling e-governm ent technologies e-health new m edia m obility 5 Interactive Mobile Medical Monitoring - IM3 A feasibility study into Telemonitoring S l ti T l it i Solutions for f Chronic Heart Failure April 2006 – July 2008 3
  4. 4. IM3 - Objective Understand the feasibility of telemonitoring solutions from different points of view: Medical User (including patient) Business Legal Economic (relation to social security - reimbursement) Business ecosystem (value chain) Technology Proof of Concept BAN (body area network) Security Future Requirements 7 IM3 – Target group Cardiovascular disease (CVD) Costs the EU economy €192 billion a year 57% health care costs 21% productivity losses 22% informal care of people with CVD CVD causes 42% of all deaths in the EU Coronory heart disease > stroke Central and Eastern Europe > Nothern, Southern and Western Europe Telemonitoring aspects Gradually developing disease High chance of 2nd event = good indication of target group 8 4
  5. 5. Telemedicine - European Commission Telemedicine for the benefits of patients, healthcare systems and society* Background g the use of telemedicine services is still limited and the market remains highly fragmented despite the potential, benefits and technical maturity of the applications Aim identify and help to address main barriers hindering wider use of telemedicine support member states in integrating telemedicine services in healthcare systems special focus on: Building confidence in and acceptance of telemedicine services Bringing legal clarity Solving technical issues and facilitating market development *Commission Communication COM (2008) 689, 4.11.2008 9 Telemedicine – definition* Telemedicine is the provision of healthcare services, through use of ICT, in situations where the health professional and the pat e t (o t o ea t p o ess o a s) are ot t e sa e patient (or two health professionals) a e not in the same location. Involves: secure transmission of medical data and information, through text, sound, images or other forms for prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients Not regarded as telemedicine services: health information portals, electronic health record systems, electronic transmission of prescriptions or referrals (e-prescription, e-referrals) *Commission Communication COM (2008) 689, 4.11.2008 10 5
  6. 6. Telemedicine - an expanding market Telemedicine market high potential for growth and jobs in the EU* + 19% / year *Source: Telemedicine Opportunities For Medical and Elecronic Providers. BCC Research, 2007 11 IM3 IM3 trial Building confidence and acceptance Measure and document impact of telemonitoring Involve patients and health professionals 12 6