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Rolling out telemedicine and assisted living solutions in the Region of Southern Denmark

The Region of Southern Denmark (RSD) has a vision of Health for all, where all citizens should have equal access to healthcare and be supported to live longer, healthier, and more independent. Consequently, the Region has a great focus on the roll-out and implementation of health technology, telemedicine, and assisted living solutions and services. Most [...]

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Scottish commitment to progress development of tech enabled health

As a CASA partner, Scotland identified that one of its main strengths lies in the Scottish Government’s strong strategic commitment to progress the development of technology enabled health and care services. This commitment was first evidenced in 2006 when the Government funded a five-year national Telecare Development Programme to support health and care partnerships to [...]

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EPES (Public Company for Health Emergencies of Andalucia)

EPES is the Public Company for Health Emergencies of Andalucia. It belongs to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the regional government of Andalucia (87.597 square kilometres and 8.4m inhabitants) EPES’s mission is to contribute to a better healthcare quality services by delivering integral emergency assistance and pre-hospital emergency medical care in a [...]

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What can social media bring for projects like CASA?

Join CASA via Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube The CASA project is about exchange of knowledge and experience. It’s about communication and community building. CASA has the ambition to be a learning community. A network of experts, stakeholders and policy makers involved in the process of innovation to upscale smart solutions for independent living. In the [...]

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Study visit: How to evaluate and assess telemedicine and assisted living projects?

Study visit to the Region of Southern Denmark April 23-24th 2013 The Region of Southern Denmark, together with other European partners, developed the MAST: Methodology for the Assessment of Telemedicine in MethoTelemed, a one year study commissioned by the European Commission. Since, the Region has used this evaluation method in several telemedicine projects and the [...]

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How is informal care organised in Wielkopolska?

Study visit to Poznan March 14-15th 2013 March 14-15th 2013 a CASA study visit in Wielkopolska is organised for experts and policy makers from all partnerregions. Every CASA study visit has a special topic to discover the variety of aspects in the partnerregions. The topic in Wielkopolska is informal care. Social welfare offers some tools [...]

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Monitoring telehealth in Kent

Study visit to Kent County December 2012 In the framework of the CASA project, on 11 and 12 December 2012, CASA project partners participated to the study visit in Kent, UK, which was focused on monitoring, Safety and Self-Management. The visit consisted in showcasing a number of locations where health services, clinical software and robotic [...]

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Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare Conference 2012 Edinburgh November 1st

Many CASA partner regions contributed and participated to this annual conference in Edinburgh, Scotland with the title: Home and Away. In the plenary part Prof. George Crooks, the director of the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare shared the floor among others with Paul Timmers from DG CONNECT from the European Commission and the EIP [...]

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Flemish Minister Jo Vandeurzen representing the CASA project and CORAL at the Open Days in Brussels October 2012

During the 10th European Week of Regions and Cities 2012 (Open Days), the European Commission organized a workshop entitled ”European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing: The Opportunity for regions”. The workshop focused on the role that innovation can play in dealing with the challenges of an ageing population. Innovation can improve the health [...]

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AAL Forum 2012

CASA and CORAL organised a joint seminar about regional policy for Active and Healthy Ageing and Ambient Assisted Living as an integrated part of the official programme of the AAL Forum 2012 in Eindhoven in Noord-Brabant. CASA and CORAL also presented themselves at a pavilion during this three-day-conference at which 1300 experts and policy makers [...]

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