More than 120 professionals, members of companies of the ICT sector in the field of eHealth, attended to the act 'ICT for integral health and active and independent life', the opening session of the Working Group of Health of the ICT Cluster of Barcelona Digital, held at Barcelona Activa on October 20.
During the meeting, participants discussed and analyzed the needs and ICT opportunities of the health sector, previous step to raise the technological challenges in future meetings.
In recent years, and increasingly, the health area is adopting technological solutions for the improvement of autonomy and the quality of life of different groups, as chronic sick, elderly or incapacity people, among others.
This action is the first of three scheduled sessions of the Ehealth Working Group
of ICT Cluster
. In coming sessions, they will analyze and will work the generated conclusions and specific proposals for technological solutions to identified issues.
The working groups of ICT Cluster goal, for one hand, to develop solutions, services or joint projects to meet the ICT needs of different sectors and, by other hand, improve the competitiveness of Catalan companies promoting the participation through Cluster. The ICT Cluster of Barcelona Digital also promotes the working groups of Smart City
, Banking transactions
, Service Engineering
, Virtual Office
and Green Car