What did the Malta Chamber of SMEs bring through for business in this year’s budget?
18 October 2021
The Malta Chamber of SMEs has noted a number of positive initiatives that will aim...
Commission has launched a consultation on mobile health (which can be found at:
http://ec.europa.eu/news/environment/140410_en.htm), asking for help in finding
ways to enhance the health and wellbeing of Europeans with the use of mobile
devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, patient monitoring devices and other
Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda,
said: "mHealth will reduce costly visits to hospitals, help citizens take
charge of their own health and wellbeing, and move towards prevention rather
than cure. It is also a great opportunity for the booming app economy and for
personally use a sports-band on my wrist to measure how active I am from day to
day, so I am a great supporter of mHealth already. Please send us your input
into this consultation to help us become global leaders in this fascinating
Commissioner for Health Tonio Borg said: "mHealth has a great potential to
empower citizens to manage their own health and stay healthy longer, to trigger
greater quality of care and comfort for patients, and to assist health
professionals in their work. As such, exploring mHealth solutions can
contribute to modern, efficient and sustainable health systems".
How can mHealth help?
service will help by:
examples of mHealth include:
nearly 100,000 mHealth #apps already available across multiple platforms such
as iTunes, Google play, Windows Marketplace, BlackBerry World. The top 20 free
sports, fitness and health apps already account for 231 million downloads
worldwide. By 2017, 3.4 billion people worldwide will own a smartphone and half
of them will be using mHealth apps. In 2017, if its potential is fully
unlocked, mHealth could save €99 billion in healthcare costs in the EU.
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