Three UK Universities are to collaborate in the development of a digital home health assistant. SPHERE project which stand for “Sensor Platform for Healthcare in a Residential Environment”, hopes to address some of the challenges the UK’s healthcare system faces.
There is a growing market opportunity for those in the eHealth sector, as data out of the eurozone shows there is an increase ratio in its aging population. With the prospect of little family support for the aged in some countries, eHealth solution could be seen as a support solution for those needing routine or constant monitoring.
Amdocs has launch two eHealth solutions at this year’s 4G World. The cloud based solutions targets service providers who want to enter the ehealth market, by providing in-house management and monitoring of the elderly and chronically ill. Both solutions “Home Health monitoring” and “Aging in Place” help healthcare providers and government to reduce the cost of healthcare by allowing easy access to patients and family members that don’t need to be in hospital.
Prodea Systems announced today that they will be demonstrating the latest version of their Connected Home Health Service at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas.
Combining the best of home health care with remote education, social interaction, and system automation, Prodea’s health solution delivers new tools for patients and healthcare providers to improve patient compliance to chronic illness treatments and general wellness programs, resulting in healthier and more productive populations.