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Sustainable care for multimorbid elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment
Published on 22 October 2021

Multimorbidity, defined as the simultaneous occurrence of at least two chronic diseases, is a characteristic of.. Read more

Pain Assessment in Patients with Minimal Cognitive Deficit and Mild Dementia
Published on 16 December 2021

The self-report of the affected person is also the "gold standard" for the assessment of pain in people with.. Read more

Security, Ethics, Legal and Privacy aspects of AI in the Health domain
Published on 22 January 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a significant impact on many aspects of modern life, from education, entertainment.. Read more

Dementia, Comorbidity and ICTs
Published on 18 February 2022

Dementia figures are alarming. As the WHO warned in September 2021 "more than 55 million people suffer from, dementia worldwide, yet only one out of four countries has care plans for them or their families".. Read more

The challenge of reconciling multiple clinical guidelines in the context of multi-morbidity
Published on 17 March 2022

Modern medical practice relies on the delivery of high quality evidence based care. The translation of that evidence base into clinical practice is supported by clinical guidelines.. Read more

The role of economic evaluation in the CAREPATH project
Published on 05 May 2022

The economic evaluation (EE) of healthcare technologies has become in many European countries and worldwide a basic tool for reimbursement, pricing and purchasing decisions.. Read more

Patient Empowerment Platform for older multimorbid patients with mild dementia or mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
Published on 10 June 2022

In parallel with the worldwide aging of the population, the prevalence of both dementia and multimorbidity increase. Multimorbidity can be defined as the presence of two or more long-term health conditions.. Read more

Machine Learning for dementia early detection
Published on 29 August 2022

Dementia affects in its big majority elderly people and exists in 4 types,Alzheimer dementia,Vascular dementia.. Read more

Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSSs) and their applications in daily clinical practice and CAREPATH project
Published on 26 October 2022

Decision making is a fundamental and important part of patient care and treatment process. Making the right decisions at the right time and in the right plac.. Read more

Security aspects of AI in the Healthcare sector
Published on 23 November 2022

Artificial intelligence applications are massively used in most of today’s healthcare systems.. Read more

CAREPATH: Converting Polypharmacy Guidelines into Computer Interpretable Rules
Published on 28 December 2022

Aging population have got greater attention by a multitude of organizations, notably in.. Read more

Silver surfers versus low digital literacy among older people
Published on 30 January 2023

Even though digital skills are definitely in need of improvement in the older generation... Read more

Software as Medical Device (SaMD)
Published on 26 June 2023

Medical devices are an essential part of modern healthcare, and they play a critical role.. Read more

The ethics of artificial intelligence in Healthcare
Published on 22 July 2023

Artificial Intelligence hold great promise in various sector including the healthcare.. Read more

CAREPATH: the need for new guidelines in multimorbid older adults with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia
Published on 29 August 2023

We live in an aging world It is estimated that by 2030 1 in 6 people in the world will be aged 60 years or over and.. Read more

Economic evaluation of technology-based interventions for people with dementia care support and their caregivers: Current situation
Published on 30 September 2023

Dementia carries significant social and economic implications, encompassing the direct expenses of medical and social care, along with the costs associated with informal caregiving. Read more

The relevance of digital accessibility for seniors
Published on 31 October 2023

Despite the recognized acceptance barrier when considering technology usage among those who have reached 65 and above, European statistics are starting to present encouraging figures. Read more

The CAREPATH Approach for Enhancing Medication Management for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment: Innovations and Challenges
Published on 30 November 2023

Managing medications is quite challenging for older adults who have mild dementia or cognitive impairment. Memory lapses and cognitive decline make it difficult for them to keep track of... Read more

Safeguarding eHealth: Cybersecurity in IoT
Published on 22 December 2023

In recent years, the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the eHealth sector has revolutionized healthcare delivery. Read more

Exploring the Top Smart Bracelets with Open Data Access
Published on 31 January 2024

In an era where health and fitness are paramount, smart bracelets have emerged as indispensable companions, empowering users to monitor their well-being ... Read more

CAREPATH: Usability of eHealth Apps for Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
Published on 29 February 2024

The world is witnessing a growing number of elderly and disabled individuals, they live at home, in care centres or are mobile. Read more

Digitalization in the healthcare sector in Germany: current status
Published on 14 April 2024

The Digital Act (DigiG), which came into force on March 26, 2024, brings with it fundamental innovations in the provision of digital solutions... Read more

Enhancing Elderly Care with Home Automation and Environmental Sensors: A Benefit for Patients with Mild Cognitive Dementia and Multimorbid Conditions
Published on 19 April 2024

Among its many tasks and goals, the CAREPATH project exploits Home Automation and Environmental sensors for supporting the domestic life of elderly individuals with MCD and multimorbid conditions... Read more

Navigating the Complex Terrain of Drug-Drug Interactions: Leveraging ICT and CDS for Safer Prescribing
Published on 03 May 2024

In the complex world of healthcare, patients often have different health issues and take several medications at once. Read more

The role of Library & Knowledge Services in Modern Healthcare Research
Published on 19 May 2024

A project that is seeking to deliver a digital health solution, no matter how modern, innovative, or futuristic that solution may be, must start with a strong evidence base. Read more