Competitive Health
Competitive Health Services in Sparsely Populated Areas - eHealth Applications across the Urban-Rural Dimension 1.8

eHealth solutions across the Northern Periphery

Competitive Health Services project aims to find ways to enhance the provision and accessibility of health services in the sparsely populated regions of Europe by developing and implementing innovative eHealth solutions and promoting transfer of the best eHealth practises across the Northern Periphery. More...
Aim & Objectives:
Mapping and identification European best practices and innovative eHealth solutions which can be transferred, further developed and integrated into a health care system elsewhere in the partner regions Assessing the likelihood of adoption of eHealth innovations using a whole system approach Piloting new eHealth services in the Northern Periphery... More...
Expected Outcomes:
A summary report of the mapping of eHealth services entitled A Portfolio of eHealth Applications in European Sparsely Populated Regions. Piloting of new eHealth services in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Scotland. Remote monitoring of physiological parametrs will be piloted in Finland and Norway, a mobile eye screening unit in Sweden, tele-dialysis i... More...
Reported Outcomes:
Publications The project has published the mapping results from Work Package 2 as a report Portfolio of eHealth applications. The report describes the context and development of e-Health innovations in the northern parts of Finland, Scotland, Sweden and Norway. The report aims at identifying some of the most important aspects of the health care se... More...
Priority: 1. Promoting innovation and competitiveness in remote and peripheral areas
Objective: ii. Accessibility
Theme: Emergency, natural disasters, risk prevention, health

Total Budget: € 1 606 333
Total Funding Request: € 933 011

Start Date: 01/01/2008
End Date: 31/12/2010

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