TECHNOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITION

Project: Home surveillance of patients with cardiovascular problems
Partner: Asociația Caritas Alba-Iulia Asistență Medicală și Socială
Beneficiaries: Patients with cardiovascular problems assisted at home
Location: Harghita, Mureș, Covasna, Hunedoara and Iași
Year of launch: 2014
Budget: 176,000 lei

Purpose of the project:

Home monitoring of the health of patients with cardiovascular problems

Problem:

Heart disease is the number one affection in Romania (according to data from the National Center for Public Health Statistics and Informatics).

Solution:

Using blood pressure monitors, portable printers, smartphones and tablets, blood pressure and heart condition are monitored at patient’s home, which optimizes the treatment and facilitates immediate intervention of the doctor in case of health emergency.

Resources and equipment
:

20 nurses from Caritas Alba-Iulia Medical and Social Assistance Association

Results:

Electrocardiograms performed to 3,200 people from the counties of Harghita, Covasna, Mureș, Hunedoara and Iași.

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