EU Task Force set up to promote eHealth
Posted by on 11. May 2011 00:00

In relation to the eHealth Week 2011, An EU eHealth Task Force has been set up to assess the role of ICT in health and social care and to suggest ways for ICT to speed up innovation in healthcare to the benefit of patients, carers and the healthcare sector.

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The taskfore consists of health care professionals, representatives of patients and of the medical, pharmaceutical and ICT industries, legal experts and policy makers.

The taskforce which will work as a high advisory board will focus on promoting  eHealth much further in the future: allowing healthcare workers to dedicate more time to be with patients; enhancing self-help and independence of patients and elderly; and also to develop new modeling-based diagnostic techniques.

Read the full press release.