Symposium Connected Health
The world population is aging, chronic diseases are on the rise, 75% of healthcare expenditure is spent on managing chronic conditions. Consumers want to be more in control of their health and need to do more themselves to keep healthcare expenditures under control. Prevention is becoming more important. Many players are entering the market with health applications and services to support health management. Technology plays an important role in developing connected systems for continuous personal health. How can Connected Health help us to relieve the burden of chronic disease, address the shortage of professionals, decelerate the cost increase to the healthcare system and empower people to lead a healthy life? Eminent speakers from both the academic, healthcare industrial research communities will address scientific and other developments impacting Healthcare in 45 minute presentations.