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About Healthware Project

Launched in May 2005, Healthware is an integrated project of the "Aeronautics and Space" thematic priority of the 6th Framework Program (FP6), under the "End-to-end satellite telecommunications systems for telemedicine applications" topic. The project will favor three themes in four preferential applicative domains(Services at home, Medical training, Second opinion, Teleconsultation).

  • Services at home stands for patients monitoring and remote assistance(in isolated areas, recovery houses, islands, ...).
  • Medical training stands for dissemination of medical knowledge towards medical staffs, nurses, auxiliary nursing staff.
  • Second opinion stands for interactive video-communication between medical experts, specialists, doctors, ... sharing documents(medical exams, images, reports, ...).
  • Teleconsultation stands for interactive video-communication between patient and doctor.
The Healthware project gathers 19 partners.Their role is to organise and participate to initiatives that aim to:
  • build a modular and standards based platform,
  • provide a set of network modules, management modules, generic application modules and specific application modules,
  • implement QoS mechanism to improve services performance and sustainability,
  • achieve satellite solutions interoperability and transparent users interconnection.


Healthware brochure (pdf)
HEALTHWARE project's leaflet (pdf)


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