Celebrating Milestones: Gatekeeper Project Successfully Concludes Final Review!

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We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of the final review for the EU Horizon Gatekeeper project! After years of dedication and collaboration, we have achieved significant milestones in advancing digital health solutions across Europe. đŸ’ŒđŸ’Ą

Gatekeeper has been at the forefront of innovation, revolutionizing healthcare delivery and patient outcomes. From enhancing care coordination to optimizing resource allocation, our project has made a tangible impact in the healthcare ecosystem. đŸ’ȘđŸŒđŸ’Š

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed partners, stakeholders, and supporters who have been instrumental in this journey. Your unwavering commitment and collaboration have been the cornerstone of our success. đŸ€đŸŒđŸ”Ź

As we reflect on our achievements, we are excited about the future possibilities that lie ahead. The Gatekeeper legacy will continue to inspire and drive innovation in digital health, shaping the future of healthcare delivery worldwide. 🌍💙

Source: GATEKEEPER Project – LinkedIn Page

Investigating AI modelling for predicting healthcare expenditure based on RWD

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MultiMed Engineers assessed the potential of the GATEKEEPER AI Framework in analysing real world datasets (RWD) available at AReSS Puglia, that include information on healthcare expenditure related to multimorbid chronic patients.

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Assessment of an e‑coaching intervention for active and healthy ageing in the Puglia Region

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MultiMed Engineers conducted a series of analyses aimed at assessing the results of an e‑coaching program for active and healthy ageing directed to senior citizens in the Puglia Region, conducted in the frame of the GATEKEEPER Project.

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Towards a digital human “behaviorome”

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MultiMed Engineers carried out research activities aimed to investigate the application of Data Analytics technology to the capture, analysis and interpretation of human behavior as a determinant of health. The expectation is that such effort would conduct to the definition of a digital human behaviorome that could greatly improve clinical research, by providing more informative features on people health conditions, linked to a modifiable determinant that can be used for improving health policies.

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HTA for oncology prognostic models

Cattura2MultiMed Engineers further applied its expertise in conducting HTA studies with the MAFEIP Tool, addressing the oncology domain. The health and economic effects of using the BD2Decide prognostic models in comparison with usual TNM staging, have been evaluated on the basis of the Project’s dataset, which includes several hundreds of Head & Neck Cancer cases. Four treatment escalation and de-escalation scenarios have been analysed.

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HTA shows City4Age approach as viable

 

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MultiMed Engineers conducted a Health Technology Assessment for evaluating the frailty prevention scheme based on the City4Age Project’s early detection system. The results show that City4Age dominates the current standard of care from the Healthcare point of view, and exhibits a very cost-effective ICER of 3,380 €/QALY from the Societal perspective, allowing to conclude that the City4Age approach is viable.

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Detecting frailty through smart-city datasets

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Thanks to the availablity of experimental datasets from the City4Age Athens Pilot, MultiMed Engineers investigated how Machine Learning algorithms can be leveraged to early detect frailty onset in aging citizens, living in smart-cities.

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Chat-bot development

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MultiMed Engineers is experimenting the application of chat-bot technology to several business cases, including a NLP-based query language for a CRM database, and a conversational application to support a business-to-business “classifieds” system.

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City4Age frailty and MCI risk model

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MultiMed Engineers, with the support of Università di Pavia (Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics), has drafted the first version of the City4Age frailty and MCI risk model.  This document, which is a public deliverable of the City4Age Project (D2.1), presents the selection of geriatrics indicators that are currently being used to elaborate the behavioural markers for MCI and frailty, envisaged by the Project.

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IDEA4RC Newsletter #5

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In this newsletter we update you about the fourth plenary meeting of the IDEA4RC consortium, which took place at the National Cancer Institute in Milan on 29 and 30 April. We also share with you a new animated video introducing IDEA4RC, its vision and its ultimate goals.

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BD4QoL contributes to training Medical Doctors in the deployment and use of digital health technology for supporting patient Quality-of-Life after cancer treatment

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Partner MME, co-organized in cooperation with the Association of Medical Doctors of the Province of Parma a Workshop titled “Advancements in Quality-of-Life monitoring after oncology treatment”.

The Workshop has been organized as part of the national Continuing Medical Education program (ECM), assigning formative credits to Medical Doctors, thus leveraging BD4QoL results and contributing to train MDs towards the deployment and exploitation of new digital technologies investigated by BD4QoL and beyond.

The workshop agenda has been articulated into three interrelated parts:

  • Dr. Simona Bui, from the University Hospital of Parma, discussed how QoL in oncological patients represents a kind of “fourth dimension” of the disease and how clinical pathways should be adapted to include it
  • Prof. Stefano Cavalieri, from Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano and University of Milan, presented the BD4QoL RCT protocol, related to a multi-centric randomized study to monitor quality of life in patients treated for HNC, based on innovative digital technologies
  • Eng. Franco Mercalli, from MultiMed Engineers, discussed digital technology solutions for supporting quality of life in long-term cancer survivors, focussing in particular on passive data monitoring and chatbot interventions

The event has been attended by 50 Medical Doctors, who completed the final evaluation questionnaire, as well as representatives from local medical associations, including the local chapter of LILT (Italian League of Fight Against Cancer).

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IDEA4RC Newsletter #4

In this newsletter we dive into the legal aspects of IDEA4RC. What legislation should be taken into account when developing an ecosystem that facilitate the re-use of health data on rare cancers for research purposes in the EU? What are the main challenges? What changes are occurring in the legal framework of the EU concerning health data? We asked these questions to Vasiliki Tsiompanidou, legal researcher at ECCP and partner of the consortium…

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BD4QoL | 6th Plenary Meeting

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BD4QoL 6th Plenary Meeting took place on February 22-23, 2024 in Bilbao. The meeting was held in mixed modality, in person and virtually, hosted by University of Deusto.

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“Ruolo della tecnologia in tasca al paziente” – Corso ECM – 19 Marzo 2024

Il Progetto BD4QoL collabora con L’Ordine dei Medici Chirurghi e degli Odontoiatri della Provincia di Parma – nell’ambito del ciclo “I MartedĂŹ dell’Ordine” – coorganizzando il 19 Marzo 2024 una serata dedicata ai progressi nel monitoraggio della qualitĂ  della vita dopo il trattamento oncologico.

Source: Martedì dell’Ordine – Progressi nel monitoraggio della qualità della vita dopo il trattamento oncologico. “Ruolo della tecnologia in tasca al paziente” – 19 Marzo 2024