Chronic Disease Management

Chronic disease management- connected health technologies can be utilised to monitor chronic disease states such as hypertension, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and dementia. Further research is required to determine best methods of monitoring disease states and improving autonomy among patients with chronic disease.

Galway Connected Health

Connected Health is the utilisation of connecting technologies (communication systems-broadband, wireless, mobile phone, fixed phone lines) and medical devices for healthcare applications with the relevant caregiver network. It is the use of messaging and monitoring technologies to promote health and self-management.