Demographic change, chronic diseases and personalised care demand new approaches to health and social care delivery. The safety, sustainability, and cost-efficiency of our care systems need to be improved. The application of advanced ICT and medico-technical innovations can make a major contribution towards achieving these goals. Learn more
EU member states are developing national Digital Health policies and strategies to implement national roadmaps, following on from the European Commission's 2004 Communication on “eHealth – making healthcare better for European citizens: An action plan for a European Digital Health Area”. Learn more
Creating a Single European Health Market delivering high quality, safe and easily accessible health services for every citizen is a core policy goal of the European Union. Advanced eHealth solutions play a central role in realising this.
In silico medicine is the use of computer simulation in treating human disease. We support the global biomedical computational modelling community through related health policy analysis, strategy development, impact assessment, exploitation scenarios and business case development.
Centring care around the patient has long been a goal, but is only slowly becoming a reality. We develop concepts and provide state of the art knowledge about technology's capacity for catalysing this vision.