An exploratory study of the role of eHealth in Healthy Ageing

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom) - Sofitel Munich and BMW Welt, Munich, Germany
Duration: 14 Sep 201617 Sep 2016
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Conference

Conference2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityMunich
Period14/09/1617/09/16
OtherIEEE HealthCom 2016 aims at bringing together interested parties from around the world working in the healthcare field to exchange ideas, discuss innovative and emerging solutions, and develop collaborations.

Healthcare is one of the largest industries with 5-18% of GDPs spent on health and Care globally. The healthcare budgets of the vast majority of nations continue to outgrow their GDPs. Social, demographic, economic and technological factors are the drivers for ever faster changing healthcare models. While the demographic shifts in the populations display significant socio-economic challenges they trigger more and more opportunities for innovators in the areas of sensor technology the Internet of Things, Robotics, e-health, m-Health, Cloud Computing and emerging technologies such as 5G, Big Data, SDNs, NFV, Precision and Personalized Medicine. However, the integration of innovative technology into society is associated with a lot of complexities. Social technological alignment and societal acceptance of technology requires sound solutions with regards to ethical, legal, social and security challenges.

Prospective authors are cordially invited to submit their original contributions covering completed or ongoing work related to the e-Health area
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