More than 140 health and social professionals from different countries participated in the conferences to discuss about good practices, experiences, assessment and telemonitoring solutions with the aim to strengthening the cooperation and stimulate and open innovation process between different organisations, and also with the objective to obtain synergies in the co-creation of ideas, proposals and solutions. The main conclusions will be presented at the final meeting that will be held in Toulouse (France) in December 2014.
The aim of the ASSEHS European Project is to bring together professionals from Health services, Academia and Research centers with the objective to study current health risk stratification strategies and tools, and the challenge to spread their use and their application on frail elderly patients. To face it, ASSEHS advices that European Health Systems and services should move towards into proactive, anticipatory and integrated care. Risk Stratification tools can help to identify complex frail and high risk patients.
This workshop was organized by CASA project, the thematic network ENGAGED and the action group C2 Deployment of innovative independent living solutions of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP AHA). Many experts shared their experiences and knowledge on innovation and research methodologies to evaluate impact. The workshop reflects the need to collect and share more evidence on impact across Europe. It aimed to create a joint European framework of methodologies in the area of independent living solutions.
The main objective of the AAL JP2 is to meet European ageing population´s needs and supporting enterprises, in particular SMEs, to launch innovative digital products and services for ageing well to the European market. The previous program, the Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme, showed an extremely efficient leverage of financial means, and allowed the deployment of several projects with a real potential market.
The Innovative Policies and Practices that want to joint this initiative, should submit their nomination visiting this link: http://zeroproject.org/home/downloads, reading the instructions and completing the nomination form, which is available in 8 different languages. Finally, they must send the completed nomination form to Ms Doris Neuwirth firstname.lastname@example.org, before deadline: July 4, 2014.
The European Commission approves the budget for this year (EUR 54 456 100), to support activities related to Adherence, Frailty, Integrated care and Multi-chronic conditions, Prevention of Chronic Diseases-Innovative Approaches, Early Diagnosis & Screening of Chronic Diseases and Reintegration of people with chronic diseases in the workplace. A budget is also foreseen for Joint Actions in the follow up on Alcove dementia and Healthy Eating habits & Physical Activity.