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mHealth Platform for Parkinson’s Disease Management

  • Dimitrios Gatsios
  • George Rigas
  • Dragana Miljkovic
  • Barbara Koroušić Seljak
  • Marko Bohanec
  • Maria T. Arredondo
  • Angelo Antonini
  • Spyros Konitsiotis
  • Dimitrios I. FotiadisEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 64)

Abstract

Parkinson’s is a complicated, chronic disease that most people live with for many years/decades. For this reason, a multidisciplinary disease management, involving several professions working together (neurologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, dieticians), is important to ensure that the patient retains his/her independence and continues to enjoy the best quality of life possible. To address these needs we describe an mhealth ecosystem for Parkinson’s disease (PD) management facilitating the collaboration of experts and empowering the patients to self-manage their condition.

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Acknowledgments

The work of the authors was supported by the PD_manager project, funded within the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020, under grant number 643706.

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Gatsios
    • 1
  • George Rigas
    • 1
  • Dragana Miljkovic
    • 5
  • Barbara Koroušić Seljak
    • 6
  • Marko Bohanec
    • 5
  • Maria T. Arredondo
    • 4
  • Angelo Antonini
    • 3
  • Spyros Konitsiotis
    • 2
  • Dimitrios I. Fotiadis
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Unit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  2. 2.Department of Neurology, Medical SchoolUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  3. 3.Department for Parkinson’s DiseaseIRCCS San CamilloVeniceItaly
  4. 4.Life Supporting TechnologiesUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  5. 5.Department of Knowledge TechnologiesJozef Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia
  6. 6.Computer Systems DepartmentJozef Stefan InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia

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