HEARTMAN

COUNTRY

IT

contribution

411500.00

budget

411500.00

programme

H2020

area

MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

program

H2020-PHC-2015

policy

MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

activity

1–2% of the developed world suffers from congestive heart failure (CHF), which is the most frequent cause of hospitalization in people aged over 65. CHF management involves medications, monitoring of fluid intake and weight, exercise and lifestyle modifications. Since most patients are elderly and suffer from co-morbidities, they have difficulty adhering to the management guidelines, which often leads to poor outcomes.

budget

411500.00

Author

Michele Longo

The HeartMan project will develop a personal health system to help CHF patients manage their disease. Its core will be a decision support system that will provide personalised advice to the patients. Its first key feature will be evidence-based predictive models: a short-term model developed in the European project Chiron, and long-term models adapted to focus on