Entries by Masha Obradovic

vCARE project: latest release of newsletter is online

The vCARE H2020 project (Virtual Coaching Activities for Rehabilitation in the Elderly) is going to complete the living lab validation. Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico has a pivotal role on the topic, guesting some of the more relevant test on motor and cognitive rehabilitation. Next September we are expecting the start of telerehabilitation, that will […]

Research, Biobank and Biomarkers

Neurodegenerative diseases are diseases that affect the nervous system at various levels causing a progressive and irreversible deterioration of cognitive functions. Among these, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are the most common. During the course of the disease, patients develop increasing difficulties in carrying out daily activities and in relating, progressively losing their autonomy, with […]

vCARE project: new release of the newsletter is online

Despite the effect of COVID 19 pandemic, the vCARE H2020 project (Virtual Coaching Activities for Rehabilitation in the Elderly) has entered in the last phase, the one of validation. Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico is one of the pilot centers, the one directed to assess the benefits of virtual coaching technologies in supporting the […]

VCARE project lab tests at a start

The VCARE technical lab tests have just begun in Valencia, Wien and Karlsruhe pilot sites. This project, funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 framework, aims to create a link between rehabilitation care in hospitals and discharge at home, promoting a seamless, customized and engaging healthcare solution, that enhances the quality of life […]

PROCare4Life “Personalised Integrated Care Promoting Quality of Life for Older People”

Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico has recently been selected for funding, through the European Commission “Horizon 2020” Research & Innovation programme, to realize an exciting and ambitious research project called “PROCare4Life”, which stands for “Personalised Integrated Care Promoting Quality of Life for Older People” (https://procare4life.eu/). This project proposes a flexible, scalable and interactive platform […]

vCare spots a gap: New opportunities for virtual coaches on patient rehabilitation

Led by Peppino Tropea of Milan’s Casa Cura Policlinico, members of the vCare team have mapped recent literature on the use of virtual coaching use in medical care. Their scoping review was on innovative practices. Given the rapid increase in focus on artificial intelligence and data analytics, virtual coaches are now coming to the fore. […]

Public Presentation of the Pre-Commercial Procurement Procedures

Public Presentation of the pre-commercial procurement procedures related to the development of new technological solutions for the realization of a “Robotic exoskeleton for motor rehabilitation in neurological patients with upper limb motor deficit (tender code ARCA_132)” and a “Safe bronchial aspiration system (tender code ARCA_133)”. Wednesday 11th July 2018 – 2.30 pm Sala Solesin Milan […]

Workshop tDCS and Rehabilitation

The objective of this workshop is to investigate current issues related to the use of this safe and non-invasive technique in motor and cognitive rehabilitation thanks to the participation of experts of national and international reputation. Work will be presented that has shown efficacy in improving motor and cognitive functions in elderly subjects, patients suffering […]

Regional Tender for Development of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation

On March 16th Lombardy Region published two pre-commercial Tenders in the area od Research and Development. The scope is construction of an exoskeletal mechatronic system for the  rehabilitative motor therapy in neurological patients with motor disabilities of the upper limb, and for a system of safe broncoaspiration. The two tenders have an estimated value of […]

E-Coaching for Active and Healthy Aging

The scope of the workshop is to bring together some of the latest advances, experiences, findings, running enabling projects and developments related to the emerged e-coaching approaches including but not limited to seniors’ behavior smart sensing towards supporting and empowering them for adopt healthier lifestyles and improving health in the rehabilitation setting. The event will […]

CCPP: a member of the European Health Telematics Association

CCPP has recently joined the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL),the leading forum for decision makers and implementers in Europe, engaged in supporting the transformation of the health and care practice in Europe through digitalisation. The association brings together under one roof a wide range of constituencies crucial for the betterment of health and social care […]

CCPP’s article on the cover of “Neurology”

For the first time a team of bioengineers and neurologists paid tribute to the Italian physician Giuliano Vanghetti, who lived in Tuscany between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a precursor to all the effects of modern neuroprosthetic techniques. The study published on the cover of “Neurology”, a prestigious magazine of the “American Academy of Neurology”, […]

Scientific and Technological Cooperation between CCPP and BioRobotic Institute

Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico and the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna have signed an agreement for scientific and technological cooperation. With this agreement, CCPP and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna have launched collaborations on various research lines aimed at conducting joint clinical trials with the use of devices and systems in the field of […]

Lombardy Region searches for innovative healthcare solutions

The Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer Unit of the Lombardy Region University, Research and Open Innovation Directorate, announced on 3.08.2017 by publishing Pre-Information Notice an open market consultation aimed at validating the prerequisite for launching pre-commercial public procurement procedures for the acquisition of research and technological development services finalized to the design, design, prototyping and […]

Launch of the H2020 project vCare

The aim of this project is to improve the continuity of care, to prevent the disruption of monitoring in the home environment and to test future technologies in practice. The necessary change of behaviour and physical activity during and after rehabilitation is a long process, which is at the beginning accompanied by many caregivers in […]

European Project Brain@Home: official website now available

From today it is possible to deepen the story and development of the Brain@Home project on the official website. Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico (CCPP) is part of the European Brain@Home project: Moving and Enhancing brain training for an active life, co-funded by the International AAL program on Joint Call 2015 “Living Actively and […]

Consensus Conference for Patient Engagement

Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico is continuing to aim on the increasing role of the person, seen as an active and “expert” subject within the clinical-care process. This path led to the implementation of the Consensus Conference on the topic “Recommendations for the Promotion of Patient Engagement in Clinical-Nursing Care for Chronic Diseases” on […]

Brain Awareness Week

Casa di Cura Privata del Policlinico participated in the International “Brain Awareness Week” initiative by making available a team of memory experts, neurologists, geriatricians and neuropsychologists who are active in the clinical and therapeutic characterization of memory disorders that affect people in adulthood and the elderly. For more information visit this page.

International BrainArt Convention

Casa Di Cura Privata del Policlinico was among the promoters of the International BrainArt Convention, which was held on Friday March 10 in Lecco. The day included: A conference devoted to: “Cognitive dysfunctions and dementia diseases: the new frontiers of the artistic, creative, musical and multimedia approach”. Organized by the CRAMS Association of Lecco, with […]