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Global Digital Economy - E-Health and M-Health - Initiatives, Pilots and Projects


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Global Digital Economy - E-Health and M-Health - Initiatives, Pilots and Projects

Around the world there are incredible e-health and m-health projects underway which range from tools to simply monitor fitness to important devices with potentially life-saving applications. Already many citizens are benefiting from the progress made towards e-health and utilising some of the amazing tools and applications on offer.

The following report provides information on interesting e-health and m-health projects and initiatives from around the world. In a separate BuddeComm report we explore the reasons the world need to move towards a healthcare system which fully supports a future based on e-health, see Global Digital Economy - E-Health and M-Health - Insights, Stats and Analysis.


1. Synopsis
2. Introduction
2.1 Interactive telemedicine
3. Examples of projects and applications
3.1 Wireless and remote monitoring
3.1.1 Aged care services at home
3.1.2 Bluetooth Smart technology used for medical devices
3.1.3 Medical Body Area Networks (MBANS)
3.1.4 Wound Technology Network
3.2 Electronic medical records
3.2.1 New rules in US extends EMR sign-up
3.2.2 Electronic Health Records increases quality of healthcare
3.2.3 Online access to health records for teens
3.3 Digital media companies
3.3.1 Google Glass use in e-health
3.3.2 Using Twitter to track the flu
3.3.3 Public health messages on Facebook
3.3.4 IBM Watson helps address healthcare challenges
3.4 Further project examples through the years
4. Conclusion: There simply is no alternative to e-health
5. Related reports
Exhibit 8 E-Health project examples

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