Older how? Ageing projections, technology and the sustainability of European healthcare
- Prevention is often hailed as the solution, but only new diagnostic methods, genomics and predictive analytics will bring about truly personalized, effective and “smart” prevention by catching people who are on the verge of developing chronic diseases before they develop serious symptoms.
- Innovative medicines can not only prolong life, but also greatly improve quality of life and ensure that people can stay healthy and working longer. The industry is continuously investing in finding a more effective treatment for Alzheimer’s, which would greatly improve the independence and quality of life for patients, and the proper use of diabetes medication can help patients manage their disease and avoid debilitating complications.
- E-health solutions such as comprehensive Electronic Health Records will facilitate integrated care models, making sure that no patient falls between the cracks of different healthcare institutions and services.