Best Practices

Experimentation of a telemonitoring service for the elderly

The telecare experimentation started in Turin, Italy from November 2008 and employed the Telecom Italia platform MyDoctor@Home. This is an e-health service that enables the patient to measure at home his own physiological parameters with portable and Bluetooth medical devices and to transmit them in real time, through a mobile phone, to a platform accessed by the healthcare...Read more

Telecare for supporting caregivers to make it possible to stay at home

Mr. and Mrs. Foster (74 and 71) are happily married for 50 years. Together they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. They all live in the neighborhood.

It was a real shock in 2008 to hear the diagnose Alzheimer. Since then his physical and mental condition is going backwards.

Mr. Foster is very disappointed that he is not allowed to drive anymore. Mrs. Foster never got her license...Read more