A Survey of Telecare Systems in Poland

Grazyna Grabowska, Katarzyna Kaczmarek, Jan Owsiński, Izabella Zadrożna, Olgierd Hryniewicz

Abstract

In view of the demographic changes, the need for new telecare technologies is clearly growing. At the same time, in Polish law, there is still no provision allowing for the financing of the telemedicine and telecare services by the National Health Fund. The aim of this contribution is to survey the state-of-the-art telecare systems available on the Polish market and to discuss the main related problems. We also present results of interviews carried out in Social Welfare Centres. It turns out that the telecare system matching most of the identified key needs is not yet available on the Polish market.

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Grabowska G., Kaczmarek K., Owsiński J., Zadrożna I. and Hryniewicz O. (2016). A Survey of Telecare Systems in Poland . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 290-297. DOI: 10.5220/0005699702900297


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@conference{healthinf16,
author={Grazyna Grabowska and Katarzyna Kaczmarek and Jan Owsiński and Izabella Zadrożna and Olgierd Hryniewicz},
title={A Survey of Telecare Systems in Poland},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={290-297},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005699702900297},
isbn={978-989-758-170-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - A Survey of Telecare Systems in Poland
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Grabowska G.
AU - Kaczmarek K.
AU - Owsiński J.
AU - Zadrożna I.
AU - Hryniewicz O.
PY - 2016
SP - 290
EP - 297
DO - 10.5220/0005699702900297