An ENGAGED Mutual learning and practices for active and healthy ageing (AHA) workshop took place in Letterkenny, Ireland on Tuesday 21st October 2014. It was held in the context of the Assembly of European Regions' (AER) plenary meeting on "eHealth: independence and inclusion in the 21st century".
From among the over 80 attendees at the event, three working groups met to discuss active and healthy ageing in:
Launch of a challenge that will award up to 197,500 EUR to each finalists for the development of mobile solutions enabling secure cross-border access to patient’s Personal Health Records (PHR) from existing regional Healthcare portals. The tender procedure is open until the 25th of August 2014.
History and innovation were brought together in a single place on Tuesday, 3rd June 2014. Thanks to Engaged, on 3rd June 2014, some 80 people met in the grounds of Canterbury cathedral, Kent, England at the Cathedral Lodge. Kent is one of the 13 areas in England to have been appointed as integration pioneers in the health and care sector. The day's aim was to learn about innovation in shared care not only in Europe but around the world.
Osakidetza and Kronikgune Carewell coordinate the project involving various organizations from nine European countries ( UK, Italy, Croatia , Poland, Denmark , Germany and Belgium ) for the development and implementation of a cost-effective new organizational model based on the attention comprehensive care coordination and fragile , elderly and chronic patients , through the use of Information Communication and Information ( ICTs).
The Basque Country leads at European level the project ASSEHS on risk stratification for frail patients. The project aims to improve the implementation of risk stratification strategies, identifying success factors that translate into a better population health planning. In ASSEHS, 9 European partners with expertise in risk stratification will work alongside. The project has a duration of 3 years and in its final stage it will implement best practices in risk stratification in 4 regions; Basque Country, Catalonia, Lombardy and Puglia.
One of the best examples of ICT as an enabler of innovation is Sundhed, the Danish eHealth portal. Sundhed brings the public Danish Healthcare Services together on the Internet. This makes it possible for patients, their families and healthcare professionals alike to access information and to communicate with each other.