The MyAirCoach project is organizing the Workshop on Mobile Healthcare for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases and the Empowerment of Patients in Conjunction with MobileHCI 2016, Florence, Italy.
The ERS International congress underlines the importance of personalized medicine with a series of sessions that focus on specific difficulties of respiratory diseases the can be addressed on a personalized framework of healthcare. The MyAirCoach project is aiming in this direction through the use of modern sensing devices and innovative decision support methodologies that will help both patients and doctors to take control of asthma disease.
MyAirCoach project has been featured in the latest online brochure of EU eHealth Projects (Download).
The brochure summarizes the goals of the most current European funded projects in the Field of ICT for health and wellbeing, and reveals the importance of MyAicCoach within the Research and Innovation environment of Europe.
Large-scale modelling of the human respiratory system to allow accurate analysis of the lungs behavior during normal inspiration as well as asthma exacerbations has been enabled through access granted to Greece’s first high-performance computing system called ARIS.
MyAirCoach will be represented in this year’s eHealth Week and participate to the conference's educational programme as it will focus on the themes of Empowering People, Trust & Standards and Social Innovation & Transition.
The introduction of the electronic health records (EHRs) has promised to solve a variety of issues related to the efficiency of the healthcare system as a whole. Unfortunately, several years after the introduction of EHR in modern clinical practice the majority of these promises have gone largely unfulfilled.