IST Event 2006 - Health and wellbeing

IST Event 2006Everyone has the right to quality healthcare and it must be affordable. At the same time there is a continuous need for better quality healthcare. People are living longer, and this means that the cost of healthcare is rising. ICT makes it possible to meet all of these requirements.

ICT is important for health education, preventing illness and for making treatments safer.

It enables patients to participate in their own treatment, and medical treatments can be individually adapted to each patient. ICT introduces new and advanced techniques that cover everything from the molecular level to the whole body. The use of ICT in modelling and simulation is resulting in a new generation of predictive medicine. This way, ICTs can radically improve the quality and efficiency of our healthcare systems.

You can have more information about ICT in healthcare and see demonstrations of the technology at the exhibition.

Conference Sessions

Exhibits
In the Finnish Pavilion zone:

In the Health, Safety & Security zone:

Networking
Networking Sessions

Workshops

For further information, please visit: IST Event 2006 web site.

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