On September 26/27, 2016 ISMETT will host a workshop to discuss “Partnership for Innovation in Health care: Hot Spots in the Euro-Mediterranean area” organized by UPMC Italy, ISMETT and ETHEL (European Health Telematics Association). A group of international experts in the IT field, including members of European Commission, will be present at the event.
The challenges of geography have inspired a set of innovative solutions for Health and Social Care in Sicily. Tele-consultations enable highly specialised services – including home monitoring – tailored to meet he patients’ needs.
This event will be one of a series of initiatives launched by ISMETT and UPMC Italy to support the development in the field of eHealth. Innovation and new technologies set new challenges and offer outstanding opportunities for the development of public health in Italy and in Europe. ISMETT and the Region of Sicily, have always been promoters of activities and international cooperation in research and technological development.
ISMETT is a government-approved research hospital (Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico – IRCCS) for the treatment of, and research on, end-stage organ diseases and is a center of excellence in the field of transplantation and a point of reference for other Mediterranean countries. ISMETT is a joint public-private partnership between the Region of Sicily and UPMC.
Please find here the workshop’s program.