Technology to enable Older People with Chronic Illnesses be treated at home

ProACT – Major EU Research led by Trinity to Revolutionise Digital Healthcare for Older People

A new, cutting edge digital health technology project led by Trinity College Dublin will enable older people with multiple chronic diseases to self-manage their conditions and to be cared for in their own homes. Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee launched the new digital health research programme ‘ProACT’ today [June 8th] that has been awarded €4.87 million under the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme. Led by the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI), the project brings together an EU consortium of research institutions, SMEs, health service providers, EU networks and multinational ICT companies IBM and Philips.

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