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Integrated management of patients with chronic diseases

Una caccia al tesoro con braccialetti contapassi e una app di geolocalizzazione per nascondere o trovare oggetti reali o virtuali.

[Comunicato stampa PAT/FBK del 01/06/2017]

Patients with chronic diseases constitute an increasing proportion of the population and a significant burden on the budgets of western world healthcare systems. ICT can offer tools to people involved in the management of the care and welfare, which allow more effective communication and integration of different levels of management, support to decision-making and increase of the autonomy of patients. The challenge of the integrated management  lies in the poly-centric, articulated nature of the chronic care management, which changes over time.