SAXONY PILOT SITE (GERMANY)

Saxony (Germany)

The Free State of Saxony is the sixth-largest federal state with about 4 M inhabitants and being Dresden, the state capital. The main objective of the Saxon Use Case is to enforce mental health and well-being in the elderly, as well as prevent violence against them. In addition, the application of pathways in order to have a reliable and structured (knowledge) base to derive concrete treatments would be desirable. This means, to span these from a hospital to the home environment. Therefore, detection and treatment of mental health disorders should be fostered but also support related information that helps the patient to work on their risk factors, to be adherent to therapy plans, and to obtain a personalized source of knowledge for each patient should be provided.

THE REFERENCE USE CASES PILOTED IN SAXONY PS:

  • Mental health and violence prevention in the 2ndhalf of life:
    • Digitalized technologies that could assist in detecting and monitoring symptoms, as well as their management will be provided. Furthermore, our use cases could be deployed in settings where even elder citizens could feel autonomous and still stay connected to their family and friends, as well as learn more about their rights and the professional services for support where available.
    • Lifestyle-related early detection and interventions:
      Technologies will be exploited to address risk stratification and early detection, based on lifestyle analysis and mental well-being in the ageing population as well as their carers.
    • For the more complex cases detection of falls and violence prevention will be targeted.
    • Personalized symptoms constellation for more effective and personalized health care

INVOLVED PARTNERS

Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) - It will act both as a local provider of health technology and medical care  for the Saxon pilot site by applying the technological means the Gatekeeper project is providing for the sake of the Saxon pilot use cases. This would include coordinating the medical activities/the testing within the region in terms of a reference site and to help the reference site. TUD involves two groups both from its Faculty of Medicine (Clinic and Polyclinic for Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine) and the Faculty of Business and Economics (Chair of Business Information Systems, esp. Systems Development).

Carus Consilium Sachsen (CCS) GmbH - CCS initiates, manages and coordinates sustainable concepts to ensure and develop health and care in Saxony. Within GATEKEEPER, CCS integrates and coordinates quadruple helix partners within the Saxon ecosystem and will utilise its network to organize health and social care providers towards better pilot outcomes. Furthermore, as a member of the EIP on AHA initiative, CCS is able to connect to relevant actors at EU, national and regional levels across different policy areas.